Social mashups with Groovy
Mixing Groovy, Twitter, Google, and a bit of Ajax is socially acceptable
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Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: February 24, 2009
Online social networking is all the rage. In this article, learn how to build a social network with Google Maps, Twitter, Groovy, and Ajax. By combining a Google Map with location information that Twitter exposes, you can create a mashup that allows people to view Twitter in light of a particular location. The simple application this article builds lets users view a map of their Twitter friends — a geo-view of their network.
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