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react-native-geocoder-reborn

0.7.3 • Public • Published

react-native-geocoder-reborn

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Geocoding services for react native.

The project is built on top of devfd/react-native-geocoder, due to original project is not likely being maintained. This fork should be a drop-in replacement and some bug fixing and TypeScript support have being added.

Version table

Geocoder Version RN
>=0.7.0 >= 0.56.0

If you're using an older version of react-native, please consider using devfd/react-native-geocoder instead.

Install

yarn add react-native-geocoder-reborn

or

npm install --save react-native-geocoder-reborn

Link

Automatically

Run

react-native link react-native-geocoder-reborn

Manually

If automatic linking fails you can follow the manual installation steps

iOS

  1. In the XCode's "Project navigator", right click on Libraries folder under your project ➜ Add Files to <...>
  2. Go to node_modulesreact-native-geocoder-reborn and add ios/RNGeocoder.xcodeproj file
  3. Add libRNGeocoder.a to "Build Phases" -> "Link Binary With Libraries"

Android

  1. In android/setting.gradle add:
...
include ':react-native-geocoder-reborn', ':app'
project(':react-native-geocoder-reborn').projectDir = new File(rootProject.projectDir, '../node_modules/react-native-geocoder-reborn/android')
  1. In android/app/build.gradle
...
dependencies {
    ...
    implementation project(':react-native-geocoder-reborn')
}
  1. register module (in MainApplication.java)
import com.devfd.RNGeocoder.RNGeocoderPackage; // <--- import 
 
public class MainActivity extends ReactActivity {
  ......
  @Override
  protected List<ReactPackage> getPackages() {
    return Arrays.<ReactPackage>asList(
            new MainReactPackage(),
            new RNGeocoderPackage()     // <------ add this 
        ); 
  }
  ......
}

Usage

import Geocoder from 'react-native-geocoder-reborn';

// Position Geocoding
var NY = {
  lat: 40.7809261,
  lng: -73.9637594
};

Geocoder.geocodePosition(NY).then(res => {
    // res is an Array of geocoding object (see below)
})
.catch(err => console.log(err))

// Address Geocoding
Geocoder.geocodeAddress('New York').then(res => {
    // res is an Array of geocoding object (see below)
})
.catch(err => console.log(err))

Fallback to google maps geocoding

Geocoding services might not be included in some Android devices (Kindle, some 4.1 devices, non-google devices). For those special cases the lib can fallback to the online google maps geocoding service

import Geocoder from 'react-native-geocoder-reborn';
// simply add your google key
Geocoder.fallbackToGoogle(MY_KEY);
 
// use the lib as usual
let ret = await Geocoder.geocodePosition({lat, lng})
// you get the same results
 

With async / await

try {
    const res = await Geocoder.geocodePosition(NY);
    ...
    const res = await Geocoder.geocodeAddress('London');
    ...
}
catch(err) {
    console.log(err);
}

Geocoding object format

both iOS and Android will return the following object:

{
    position: {lat, lng},
    formattedAddress: String, // the full address
    feature: String | null, // ex Yosemite Park, Eiffel Tower
    streetNumber: String | null,
    streetName: String | null,
    postalCode: String | null,
    locality: String | null, // city name
    country: String,
    countryCode: String
    adminArea: String | null
    subAdminArea: String | null,
    subLocality: String | null
}

Notes

iOS

iOS does not allow sending multiple geocoding requests simultaneously, hence if you send a second call, the first one will be cancelled.

Android

geocoding may not work on older android devices (4.1) and will not work if Google play services are not available.

install

npm i react-native-geocoder-reborn

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251

version

0.7.3

license

MIT

homepage

github.com

repository

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