I hinted at this in my link post, but I thought I’d write up the whole thing in hopes of discussing it. I have a page that will include a Google Map with markers for a number of locations (potentially a large number of markers). For an explanation of how to add markers to a Google Map, check out this page.
So the question is: how do you get the address data from my database to Google Maps?
The process is to geocode the address and then apply the marker to the map. There’s a simple example at that link.
Here are some possible approaches:
I’ve done some searching to find out how people handle this problem, but haven’t seen any good answers yet. Any ideas?