Archive for June, 2006

Warning: Google’s Geocoder 403

This is just a quick post to warn everyone that Google’s geocoder has a strict rate-limiting “feature”. You can do up to 50,000 lookups per day as we reported earlier, but that number can only be achieved if you request one geocode every 1.75 seconds consistently throughout the day. Exceeding this threshold for more than […]

Google’s New Geocoder

Yesterday Google announced that they were releasing a geocoding solution during their Geo Developer Day! We’re as excited as you are and we’re going to scramble to include as much information as possible about it in the book before it goes to print in a month and a half. For everything we miss or that […]


Welcome to!
This is the official home for our book ‘Beginning Google Maps Applications with PHP and Ajax: From Novice to Professional‘ that is due to be published by Apress in August 2006.
Aside from promoting our book we hope that this site will become a resource for all Google Maps developers as we try to […]