HTML 5 Geolocation API

The new HTML specification, version 5, is great! There is a host of new things to explore including embedded video, SVG, Canvas element (more on that later!) and… Geolocation services! I would like to give you a small demonstration of the API.

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If you copy the outputted coordinates into Google maps, it should hopefully show your current location on the map.

For more infomation on the Geolocation API and more examples, please go to W3C

Working example
Please click here to try it out! Beware, the geolocation lookup might take a few seconds to complete!


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