Shawn Weisfeld

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Address Validation/Normalization Using Virtual Earth

So everyone loves the snazzy demo of Virtual Earth where they in a few lines of HTML and JavaScript draw a map (http://dev.live.com/virtualearth/sdk/). But what about doing some hard stuff, what if you want to  "validate" the addresses in your address book to ensure that they are correct. Well Virtual Earth can help you here also. They have a suite of web services (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa286513.aspx) that you can do all kinds of stuff with. In my case I want to throw it a string that could be an address and get what it thinks the most likely "real" address is for...

posted @ Thursday, November 15, 2007 10:12 AM | Feedback (2) | Filed Under [ C# Virtual Earth ]

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