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Time Engine: Get the location and time zone of an address

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This class can be used to determine the geographic location and time zone of a given address using the Yahoo geocoding and GeoNames APIs.

It can access the Yahoo geocoding API Web server and retrieve the latitude and longitude of a given address.

With geographic coordinates it can access the GeoNames API Web server and retrieve the location time zone.

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Name: Time Engine
Base name: worldtimeengine
Description: Get the location and time zone of an address
Version: 1.0
PHP version: 5.0
License: GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
All time users: 1376 users
All time rank: 2574
Week users: 0 users
Week rank: 1804 Equal
 
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PHP Programming Innovation award nominee
March 2008
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Web services made possible to extend the capabilities of a site by using services provided by another site.

There are sites that provide Web services that let you determine the geographic location of an address. There are also sites that provide Web services to determine the time zone of a given geographic location.

This class goes further by combining both kinds of Web services and provide a solution that determines the time zone of a given address.

Manuel Lemos

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Pre-populating forms with the timezone Following my initial discussion on using geo-targeting to predict timezones I've finally found time to play around with some of these ideas... The idea Simplify the user experience by predicting the timezone someone is in and auto-populating a registr

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Plain text file class.worldtimeengine.php Class Find geo code and date & time of any given place using yahoo's geocding service and geoname's web service

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