May 26, 2018
Ruby gem for maps-based apps
The Geokit gem provides
- Distance calculations between two points on the earth. Calculate the distance in miles, kilometers, meters, or nautical miles, with all the trigonometry abstracted away by Geokit.
- Geocoding from multiple providers. It supports Google, Yahoo, Geocoder.us, and Geocoder.ca geocoders, and others. It provides a uniform response structure from all of them. It also provides a fail-over mechanism, in case your input fails to geocode in one service.
- Rectangular bounds calculations is a point within a given rectangular bounds?
- Heading and midpoint calculations