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Improving the “Calculating the Distance Between Cities” Algorithm

Improving the “Calculating the Distance Between Cities” Algorithm

This article serves as an addendum to my previous article entitled “Calculating the Distance Between Cities“. That article talked about finding the distance between cities as being a useful way to determine, for example, which of a company’s many locations might be closest to a particular customer.

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Calculating the Distance Between Cities

Calculating the Distance Between Cities

Have you ever been to a company’s website where you can key in your zip code and find which of their stores are closest to you? Or perhaps you’ve seen an employment website where you can narrow your search to return only those jobs which are within a 20 mile radius of your home. Have you ever wondered how that works, and how you could add that type of functionality to your website? This article will show you how to incorporate this type of geographical processing into your website.

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