Monday, July 11, 2005

How-To: DIY Real Time GPS Tracker on Google Maps

The guys over at ConversationsWithMyself.com have created a method to use a real-time, web-based GPS tracker using the Google Maps API. (Warning: This how-to is a bit technical) This page helps you to create the tracker using the following software:

1. Python (xmlrpclib, pySerial, pyGPS, Zope)
2. GpsGate (gps simulator, 14 day trial)
3. MySQL
4. Get a Google Maps API key.

The site gives you all the code and instruction required. Have fun!

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