Class: Geocoder::Lookup::Base

Inherits:
Object
  • Object
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Defined in:
lib/geocoder/lookups/base.rb

Instance Method Summary collapse

Constructor Details

#initializeBase

Returns a new instance of Base



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# File 'lib/geocoder/lookups/base.rb', line 18

def initialize
  @cache = nil
end

Instance Method Details

#cacheObject

The working Cache object.



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# File 'lib/geocoder/lookups/base.rb', line 82

def cache
  if @cache.nil? and store = configuration.cache
    @cache = Cache.new(store, configuration.cache_prefix)
  end
  @cache
end

#handleObject

Symbol which is used in configuration to refer to this Lookup.



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# File 'lib/geocoder/lookups/base.rb', line 32

def handle
  str = self.class.to_s
  str[str.rindex(':')+1..-1].gsub(/([a-z\d]+)([A-Z])/,'\1_\2').downcase.to_sym
end

Return the URL for a map of the given coordinates.

Not necessarily implemented by all subclasses as only some lookups also provide maps.



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# File 'lib/geocoder/lookups/base.rb', line 60

def map_link_url(coordinates)
  nil
end

#nameObject

Human-readable name of the geocoding API.



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# File 'lib/geocoder/lookups/base.rb', line 25

def name
  fail
end

#query_url(query) ⇒ Object

URL to use for querying the geocoding engine.



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# File 'lib/geocoder/lookups/base.rb', line 75

def query_url(query)
  fail
end

#required_api_key_partsObject

Array containing string descriptions of keys required by the API. Empty array if keys are optional or not required.



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# File 'lib/geocoder/lookups/base.rb', line 68

def required_api_key_parts
  []
end

#search(query, options = {}) ⇒ Object

Query the geocoding API and return a Geocoder::Result object. Returns nil on timeout or error.

Takes a search string (eg: “Mississippi Coast Coliseumf, Biloxi, MS”, “205.128.54.202”) for geocoding, or coordinates (latitude, longitude) for reverse geocoding. Returns an array of Geocoder::Results.



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# File 'lib/geocoder/lookups/base.rb', line 45

def search(query, options = {})
  query = Geocoder::Query.new(query, options) unless query.is_a?(Geocoder::Query)
  results(query).map{ |r|
    result = result_class.new(r)
    result.cache_hit = @cache_hit if cache
    result
  }
end