HTML 5 Geolocation by Eduonix Learning Solutions

About the Lecture

The lecture HTML 5 Geolocation by Eduonix Learning Solutions is from the course HTML5. It contains the following chapters:

  • What is Geolocation?
  • How it Works
  • Checking for Geolocation Support
  • getCurrentPosition
  • Presenting The Location
  • Simple Example of Geolocation
  • Implementing Google Maps
  • getCurrentPosition Parameters

Included Quiz Questions

  1. They are all true
  2. Geolocation is an HTML5 API that allows us to get the geographical location of a website user
  3. Then user MUST approve before there position is located
  4. HTML5 Geoloaction is supported by the latest version of ALL modern browsers
  1. getCurrentPosition()
  2. watchPosition()
  3. showPosition()
  4. None of these
  1. GPS
  2. WiFi
  3. Bluetooth
  4. User Input
  5. GSM/CDMA Cell ID
  1. coords
  2. showLocation
  3. ErrorHandler
  4. Options
  1. Geodetic
  2. Civic
  3. Geodoc

Author of lecture HTML 5 Geolocation

 Eduonix Learning Solutions

Eduonix Learning Solutions

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... the geographical location of a website user. The user MUST approve before getting the users position. This usually happens via ...

... Online gaming. Local headlines and weather on their front page. Job postings can automatically include commute times. ...

... information which include the following… Global Positioning System (GPS) – Most Accurate, Network Signals ...

... can also check for Geolocation using the “Modernizr” script that we used in earlier sections ...

... The getCurrentPosition API is the main method using geolocation. It retrieves the current geographic location of ...

... the asynchronous call. options (Optional): Defines a set of options for retrieving the location information. ...

... coords.latitude The latitude as a decimal number coords.longitude The longitude as a decimal number coords.accuracy The accuracy of ...

... of location data is a more human readable and understandable format. Each attribute/param has both a geodetic representation and a civic representation Attribute Geodetic Civic Position 59.3, 18.6 Stockholm ...

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