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googleplaces

googleplaces.js

A node.js library for the Google Places API

ugh?

googleplaces.js makes it easy to talk to the Google Places API from your Node.js application

can i use in the browser?

Google already maintains a dedicated client side JavaScript library

what's supported in 0.5.0?

can i contribute?

Yes, fork, hack and send me a PR

This library hopes to support everything served Google Places webservice

get started

1. google

  • Enable Google Places API on Google API Console
    • Create an app
    • Enable the Places API
    • Create credentials

2. npm

$ npm install googleplaces

3. configure

# set environment variables
export GOOGLE_PLACES_API_KEY = "your key here"
export GOOGLE_PLACES_OUTPUT_FORMAT = "json"

examples

See tests