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Code Archives

The Google Geocoding API

Nov/27/2013 11 min read by Marco Monteiro

Geocoding is the process of converting addresses (like "1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA") into geographic coordinates (like latitude 37.423021 and longitude -122.083739), which you can use to place markers or position the map.

Reverse geocoding is the process of converting geographic coordinates into a human-readable address.

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Spark bash helper

Jul/15/2012 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

While chilling around in #codeigniter on freenode, I was talking with Josh Manders aka killswitch about Sparks and he noticed how cumbersome it is, so he set out to learn Bash and started creating this script to make it easier to use Spark.

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Adopt Kitten helper for Codeigniter

Apr/20/2012 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

Need a placeholder? Like kittens? Use Codeigniter?

Well you’ve come to the right place sir. I have just the thing for you. Today edmundask did his own placeholder helper for Codeigniter. When I saw it I just had to make a placeholder with kittens. So I forked his repository and did it.

Hope you enjoy it.

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Codeigniter Snippets Package for Sublime T. 2

Apr/14/2012 3 min read by Marco Monteiro

A few weeks ago I was at #codeigniter @freenode.net as usual, and we were talking about Sublime Text 2 (because it's an awesome text editor and you should start using it right now) and we're talking about how there was no package for Codeigniter with Snippets made just for it.

So I started one and made a pull request on the package repository so my work could be appreciated / used by anyone using Sublime Text 2. Obviously like any other open source project my snippets package can be updated by anyone.

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Codeigniter - Thumb Helper

Jan/20/2012 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

I’ve created a small thumbnail helper for codeigniter and I’d like to get some feedback from you guys.

Go nuts:

  • Propose changes (fork the thingy and make some changes or give it some nice features)
  • Propose new features.

Has you can see on the readme file I have some features coming up, I just need the time. For now you download, watch or fork it.

Github repository

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