Show Address

<?php

/**
 * show_address
 *
 * Given an address, show the location on a map.
 *
 * @version 0.6
 * @author Contributors at eXorithm
 * @link https://www.exorithm.com/algorithm/view/show_address Listing at eXorithm
 * @link https://www.exorithm.com/algorithm/history/show_address History at eXorithm
 * @license https://www.exorithm.com/home/show/license
 *
 * @param mixed $address The address to find.
 * @return array latitude/longitude
 */
function show_address($address='The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC
20500')
{
	$data = file_get_contents("http://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/geocode/json?address=".urlencode($address)."&sensor=false");
	$obj = json_decode($data);
	if ($obj) {
		if (isset($obj->results[0]->geometry->location)) {
			$loc = $obj->results[0]->geometry->location;
			return array('latitude'=>$loc->lat, 'longitude'=>$loc->lng);
		} else {
			throw new Exception('Lookup failed and/or address does not exist!');
		}
	} else {
		throw new Exception('Lookup failed and/or address does not exist!');
	}
}

?>