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How to get UK addresses and objects in AJAX order web form?

Posted on 2014-02-27
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Can anyone tell about solution, How to get addressess and objects in UK 9later not only UK...)?
I need to develop web site with auto ordering (e.g. taxi)
What is good service in UK (maybe free like google maps?), which provide API with javascript to get objects in ajax form if www visitor start to write somehting in the field?

I need UK addresses, objects, zone codes, postal...
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Four options here
http://www.ukpostcodes.org/postcode-database-api-providers

Normally you do this by postcode (as the list above), there would be too many variables on any other part of the address.
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but not every visitor know post codes of  location ;) just example, he is in hotel, turn on tablet, go to web site to order taxi and start entering: london Somehotel...
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Check the links they all do it bar the free one (which is not a very extensive list in the first place).
If you want free then you are not going to have an extensive database - things like this cost money.
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ok will see and will try.. maybe google api provide something similar with addresses and locations in ajax forms? what can you say about google api? is this DB better or not like comercial above?
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Nothing wrong with Googles Places API but the last time I was looking at this (which was probably a year or so ago) the information was sometimes inaccurate. I think the maximum requests you can do a day is about 1000.
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