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finding the Nearest path between custom markers and a point clicked on a map [closed]

I have an array of custom made points in Google maps API. Is there any code to find the nearest point to the clicked point on the map?..thanks in advance
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Given a subset of numbers and subset of sums. Match the numbers to sums.(Harder than appears)

I found the question below on a forum board. I'm not sure what the most efficent solution is. I'm not sure this fits exact cover, and approaching it via exhaustive backtracking seems somewhat ...
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How does Google manage their Google Images SSL certificate?

When an SSL certificate is installed on a website, but the page also calls content from another website without an SSL certificate, the SSL certificate icon will turn grey instead of green: instead ...
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Why doesn't Google use Courgette for Android updates?

Google has an advanced diff tool specifically designed for compiled binaries called Courgette. Is there any reason why they wouldn't use this in Android and the Google Play Store to download updates? ...
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Should we still care about _escaped_fragment_ and alternate HTML generation for Single Page Applications?

A few months ago I started a project, which will have two parts – business client overview panel (AngularJS SPA) and public front-end (dynamic HTML with progressive enchancements via XHR). I'd really ...
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Android proprietary app including Apache-2.0 licensed code from Google

My Android app contains some Apache-2.0 licensed code from Google (in-app billing example) and links to com.android.vending.billing library in the form of a InAppBillingFile.aidl file (same license?). ...
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Search results that display in the form of “1 - 20 of about 65” - why the “about”?

I've noticed that Google and large search engines do not display "proper" paging, but display an approximation. For example, I tried to give a specific search on Google to return few results, as per ...
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What are security advantages of Google Caja over using the web worker API? [closed]

I am currently looking into Google Caja to run user-supplied JS code in the browser and in Node. So far, I understand, that, in a browser context, "cajoled code" disallows reading and messing with ...
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Google Docs Scripting

I have about 10 google docs spreadsheets. I would like to add / process rows from each of them and display the summation of this data in a new tab in each spreadsheet. So if somebody adds a row to ...
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How does Google store its PageRank matrix?

I'm curious to know how Google stores the matrix that's used in the PageRank algorithm; and am looking for a data-structure for storing a very-large (not fitting in memory of any one computer) sparse ...
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How to integrate google search results in a spring mvc app

Here's what am trying to do (and searching for similar hasn't shown any results anywhere): On my website - provide an input box which will search google for results. I want to display those results ...
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How does google code prettify works? [closed]

I am using google code prettify. After a page renders, I decided to check how <code> and <pre> tags and their contents were manipulated. But in view source, I found no changes were made ...
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Starting android Development [closed]

I am considering learning android development. I have some basic knowledge in C++. I downloaded the ADT plugin and eclipse. Now while starting from http://developers.android.com I see the codes were ...
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How does the new google maps make buildings and cityscapes 3D?

Anyone who's seen the new Google maps has no doubt taken note of the incredible amount of three-dimensional detail in select American cities such as Boston, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. ...
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how to get accepted at a big company like google [closed]

I'm 18 Years old; I started teaching myself programming when I was twelve. I've developed many projects in PHP, Javascript, Ruby, Ruby on Rails. I know a very little about C, C++, Objective C and ...
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Choosing how to approach Geocoding Requests

I am about to begin writing a program in c# that will read Addresses from a source file create a Geocoding request, sent it to Google Maps API, get the response choose the coordinates from the xml and ...
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Issues to be considered while loading jQuery?

I have seen many answers in SO regarding using Google's CDN to load jQuery instead of loading it from the local server. In essence I understand this is the issue related with decreased latency, ...
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Internship along with Google Summer of Code? [closed]

I am wondering about how much time Google Summer of Code typically takes. I do have an internship lined up for this summer, but GSoC seems like quite an awesome experience. I also really want to get ...
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Help understanding MapReduce Sort example

From Section 5.3 of Google's paper describing MapReduce. "A Map function extracts a 10-byte sorting key from a text line and emits the key and the original text line as the intermediate ...
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software design interview questions [closed]

I am preparing for an interview at google, and it will involve programming questions as well as design questions. I have done interviews with facebook and amazon, and I didn't do well in the design ...
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Google Maps - Geofence a route

I'm looking at implementing a PHP based application, where by you have a certain route for example London to Edinburgh. Along this route, I want to calculate say a 10mi Radius or Polygon around the ...
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Can an entire software infrastructure stack be built entirely from source in-house? Is it practical and sustainable?

I'm a big fan of using open source software but I mostly use community binary releases for the job. I'm wondering about companies that go the extra degree and build everything they use in their ...
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Is the copy/paste approach professionally viable when working with the Google Maps API?

I find that I understand much of the Javascript concepts used in the Google Maps API code, but then again there is quite a bit that is way over my head in syntax. For example, the geocoder ...
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Container types in Golang

For a non-OOP language like google Go, is it idiomatic to go about implementing new container types using datatypes like arrays or lists so as to implement convenient functionality like contains ...
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Is there a way to get the version of Ubuntu that Google uses for development? [closed]

Is there a way to get the version of Ubuntu that Google uses for development? Even better would be a full up VMWare or Virtual Box Virtual Machine image that might include a full complement of ...
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Does NaCl mean the death of Internet Explorer? [closed]

From the wikipedia - Google Native Client (NaCl) is a sandboxing technology for running a subset of Intel x86 or ARM native code using software-based fault isolation. It is proposed for ...
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Importing Data from Google Analytics

I am planning on building a web app with many different public-facing HTTP servers; each of which will have Google Analytics (GA) installed on them. I'd like to create a "dashboard" app that ...
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Open .doc file from my website in browser

What's the best way to give the end-user of my web application the ability to open, edit and save (via browser) word documents that are stored in my database? I have this working by doing an html ...
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How do I mashup Google Maps with geolocated photos from one or more social networks? [closed]

I'm working on a proof of concept for a project, and I need to pin random photos to a Google Map. These photos can come from another social network, but need to be non-porn. I've done some research ...
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Google Maps-based desktop application [closed]

I want to build a desktop application which has google maps embedded to it. This app should have a thread to read coordinate data online a usb microphone to use. This application will move the google ...
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Does heavy JavaScript use adversely impact Googleability?

I've been developing the client-side for my web-app in JavaScript. The JavaScript can communicate with my server over REST (HTTP)[JSON, XML, CSV] or RPC (XML, JSON). I'm writing writing this ...
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Impact of Website Redesign on Google Analytics

I just finished a redesign for a website that is currently using Google Analytics. I want to continue to use Google Analytics, but I'm not sure if I should create a new profile for the new site or ...
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(How can I / Am I allowed to) Use Google Maps as a Texture on an OpenGL object?

Note: I asked a very similar question on StackOverflow but did not get much attention, so was directed to http://programmers.stackexchange.com as licensing issues seem to have more interest here... I ...
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Why hasn't Caja been popular? [closed]

Google released Caja around 2008(Capability JavaScript). It is still mainly a laboratory language. But XSS and other attacks would be prevented if there was widespread integration of Caja.
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Are there any ways to track for the visitor of my site , which site visitor come from?

This is a problem because when I do email campaign, There is a link on the email, that link to my company homepage, I would like to differentiate between the visitor come from another way (e.g. ...
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Google Analytics with multiple environments

We are planning to use Google Analytics in our organization and I am in charge for setting it up. I was wondering how to deal with multiple environments. We sure do not want to collect data during ...
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Does the $100 Google Apps Marketplace Fee Apply To All My Developers or Just Me?

On the Google Apps Marketplace Vendor Listing page, Google says the following: Google charges a one-time fee of $100 for submitting your first listing. I've searched Google Groups and other ...
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Do CDNs (such as MSFT and Google) act on the referrer header sent by clients?

Will my site be automatically indexed, or search ranking affected based on my use (or non use) of the Google/MSFT CDN? My clients will be sending them the referrer header which I may or may not want ...
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Google Analytics and customers privacy

I work in a company that sells SaaS web applications for HR and financial issues. Our customers are key accounts to which we guarantee the privacy of their data, for obvious reasons. We need to make ...
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Omitting inheritance in programming languages

I am developing my own programming language. It's a general purpose language (think staticlly typed Python for the desktop, i.e. int x = 1; ) not intended for the cloud. Do you think it's okay not ...
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What is the current state of Google's Dart programming language? [closed]

Dart has been out for ages (in internet years), but judging by Google Trends , it hasn't gotten much hype, and the fact that it only works in Chrome doesn't help either. Nonetheless, Chrome is gaining ...
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Trimming script size by using array notation for frequently accessed properties

I noticed some redundancy in a script I ran through Google Closure Compiler. (function(){function g(a){var k;if(a){if(a.call)a.prototype=j,a.prototype[e]={}}else a= {};var ...
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Dissection of Google indexing services

There are more than a few questions that hop into mind when someone thinks about Google's indexing services. Jeff Atwood wrote about them at The Elephant in the Room: Google Monoculture and Trouble In ...
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How to search the web for programming related solutions? [closed]

I have the impression that Google has become unusable when searching for programming related questions. Example: I'm Googling for XML-RPC Redstone Cookie I'm expecting results where all three ...
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Use Google Analytics to track visitor/download stats for a Google Code Project?

Can you use Google Analytics to track visitors/downloaders for a Google Code project? I've searched google for an answer but I get results about Google Analytics as a Google Code project itself and ...
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Google best practices for software developers [closed]

It seems to me that googling has become an integral part of software development. I spend about as much time googling for an answer and copying code from blogs and examples, as writing new code ...
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How to Properly Google for C

The problem with trying to use Google to find tutorials or answers for the C programming language is that C is not an expressive enough name to narrow down the searches. Even coupled with keywords ...
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Can Google search results be reused?

I am trying to develop an application much like a search engine and I will like to use Google search results and refactor them in my application. Can I re-issue Google search results my own way and ...
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Why doesn't Google use GWT in most of its applications?

Google created Google Web Toolkit (GWT) and doesn't use it when building their own web applications. Does this mean GWT is not suitable for building dynamic applications? Or have caching problems? Or ...
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Explanation of the Google Gravity trick

I am not much of a JS developer, but I stumbled upon this site called Google Gravity (those who haven't used it, try doing a search there - you'll be amazed), which is a remastered Google homepage. ...