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Help for Coding Java Program to zip code based search results

nek thomas
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Joined: Oct 18, 2008
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Hello People


Please give me suggestions on java program for providing search results based on zip code. For example searching for listings of companies within 200 miles of a given zip code, similar to what is done on google maps.


Thanks


Nek
Martijn Verburg
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Have you thought about integrating with a 3rd party API such as the Google Maps API?


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nek thomas
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I am exploring all options for solving this problem
Paul Clapham
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You need three things:

(1) Locations of these companies you plan to tell people about

(2) Locations of zip codes

(3) A way of computing the distance between two locations

nek thomas
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Joined: Oct 18, 2008
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Thanks for your suggestions


Please suggest the algorithm required for calculating companies within 200 miles of zip code provided


Thanks


Nek
 
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