[Tutor] Web programming question: Re: Tutor Digest, Vol 108, Issue 58

Danny Yoo dyoo at hashcollision.org
Sat Feb 16 20:31:44 CET 2013

>> Hi, I signed up a while ago, but I didn't really understand anything. I
>> have a basic question that maybe someone can help with. I'll like to
>> integrate yelp data -- http://www.programmableweb.com/api/yelp -- onto
>> google maps -- http://www.programmableweb.com/api/google-maps -- like
>> how http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/New_York-New_York has it under
>> "Amenities".
> Lots of web sites do this and Google provide an API to support it.
>> But I want it on maps.google.com

For a web mashup like this, doing it in JavaScript would probably be
the most direct approach.  Google provides access to the Google Maps
API, and it's documented:


You'd use this API to bring up a Google Maps page, and drive its
display with other sources of data.

Yelp provides an accessible API for query:


JavaScript is not Python, but that doesn't make it a bad thing.  If I
were to do a web mashup, I'd look into JavaScript-ing it rather than
try to make the web tools through Python alone.

That being said, if Python is a hard requirement here, you can look
into a project like pymaps:


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