Our CLI app works, but it sure would be awesome if it had some additional features. In this post, we’ll add support for command-line options, JSON output, and automatic copy-to-the-clipboard. Let’s dive right in! If you’re just jumping on, you can check out the previous parts here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part…
A Simple Node App to Generate Random Addresses and Geocode Them – Geocoding Results with the Google Maps API
Our address-generator CLI app is now capable of grabbing a random US address. We just need to geocode that address. In this post, we’ll leverage the Google Map Geocoding API to do exactly that!
A Simple Node App to Generate Random Addresses and Geocode Them – Parsing Results with Cheerio
When we last left off, we had our AddressCreator partially working. It makes a request to fakena.me and receives a response. Now we need to actually use that response.
A Simple Node App to Generate Random Addresses and Geocode Them – Making Web Requests
In part 2 of our series, we’ll look at a website that returns random, real-world addresses, and we’ll see how we can use npm packages to issue requests to this site.
A Simple Node App to Generate Random Addresses – Node CLI App Basics
Every app needs random data at some point, but what if that random data also needs to be real? That’s the challenge I ran into when generating test addresses for one of my clients. Since we wanted to plot these addresses on the map, they had to be real, physical places. Oh, and I needed…