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Description: Installation instructions
Class: php Zip Locator
Locate near zip codes and distance between them
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Date: 20 years ago
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------------------------------------------------------------------------- phpZipLocator A PHP class to do distance and radius proximity calculations based on Zip Codes Copyright (C) 2002 SANIsoft This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the Lesser GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the Lesser GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. Tarique Sani <> Girish Nair <> phpZipLocator Home < > --------------------------------------------------------------------------- phpZipLocator needs a database with a table called zipData containing data for ZipCodes to work properly You can grab a zip file with the necesary data and table structure from here (389Kb) Place the contents of the somewhere in your web document tree Edit the file to have the proper details of the database where you have the zipData table (you should ensure that this file is not seen from the browser) Try accessing the ziptest.php file - you will get the following output if everything is right ========================================= The distance between 12345 and 23456 is 433.1607605336 Miles There are 107 Zip codes within 20 Miles of 12345 ========================================= See comments in phpZipLocator.php for the methods See ziptest.php for sample usage. See for a nice article on distance calculation and try and figure out (im)precise phpZipLocator is ;-) --