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New feature in RavenDB Studio: get spatial geocode from address

For a while now we had the option to do spatial search, in order to do that we need the longitude and latitude of center we want to search around.

However most of the time that we really want to check is result round a specific location (we don’t really care about the longitude and latitude but the address they represent) so usually you would look in some site that you input an address and you get the longitude and latitude.

With the new feature in RavenDB Studio we let you enter an address and we update the longitude and latitude for you:

The new UI:

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We enter an address:

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And after we press the "Calculate from address":

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It is that simple.

In my next post, I’ll discuss exactly how we did it. In turned out that it isn’t as trivial in Silverlight as we might want.

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