google map

var locations = new Array([34.01843,-118.491046,'90032','AgencyName1'],[34.006673,-118.486562,'90032','AgencyName2']);

I have above code from google map. 34.01843,-118.491046 i guess it is what google need.
my question is

1. assume I have web form to allow user to enter name and address. and I need to convert
the address into 34.01843,-118.491046 and save into the database.

Where can I find the function to convert it?

2. If I already have database with address information, how can i convert it?

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Are you familiar with XML? Do you want to do this at the server or at the browser?

You can make a direct request to Google and it will return an XML response with the data.

You can then just parse out the coordinates
solution1368Author Commented:
can you show me in .cs? not a javascript programmer
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solution1368Author Commented:
About the xml. I don't know how to parse out the location from the xml. do you know any codes I can use?
You can replace the 'XML' with 'json' in that url to get JSON response, if you prefer that.
Try this
string url = "";
XDocument doc = XDocument.Load(url);

foreach (XElement element in doc.Element("GeocodeResponse").Element.("result").Element("geometry").Element("location").Descendants())
    string value = element.Value;

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solution1368Author Commented:
I don't get it. XDocument? Can you provide complete working codes? Thanks
Did you try the code, you are using C#?
There is a tutorial here - have a read through and report back if you are uncertain about anything.
solution1368Author Commented:
show me working codes example. don't refer me to url. everyone know how to google it.
I provided you a sample, you said you don't get it - it doesn't get much simpler than that.
If you don't get it then you need to read up on it.
I'm not here to do all the work for you.

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