Ruby on Rails #107 How to display locations on a map with Mapbox API and gem Mapkick like AirBnB

30/01/2023 (about 1 year ago)
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In the previous episode we learnt to use gem Geocoder to calculate COORDINATES (latitude, longitude) based on address.
In this episode, we will display multiple coordinates on a map. Together with Geocoder search, this will empower us to create interactive maps like AirBnB does!
We will also make the links to the locations CLICKABLE!

Text description: https://blog.corsego.com/gem-mapkick-rb
Episode source code: https://github.com/corsego/107-gem-mapkick/commit/58295c740ec2a0bb96717a31095d93463c15fe03
Gem mapkick: https://github.com/ankane/mapkick

0:00 Previous work with Geocoding
0:54 Airbnb example
1:46 Install Mapkick-RB
2:45 MAPBOX_ACCESS_TOKEN
3:45 display a map with different options
7:23 separate map for each location
8:27 clickable links to locations
10:55 display all locations on ONE map
11:45 customize JSON data
13:41 force JSON data to respond to search params


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