Factual Ruby Driver

Factual is pleased to announce the release of a new Ruby driver for our API. The driver supports Factual’s API features, including Crosswalk, Resolve, and geo location functionality around the Factual Places API. We put a priority on making this driver easy to use, and designed it “The Ruby Way”. It lets you focus on [...]

Startup Weekend San Jose Developer Contest

We’re proud to announce that we are sponsoring this year’s Startup Weekend San Jose.  At Factual, we’re big fans of Startup Weekend and their mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities.  We also love empowering developers to do amazing things with data faster and easier than ever before. To help one lucky team [...]

Factual PHP Driver

We are pleased to report the availability of the official PHP driver for the Factual API. This driver wraps our Read, Crosswalk, Resolve, and Schema APIs, providing five-line access to our 55 million global places and other structured data. Examples Getting Started: First, get an API key from Factual. Add your oauth key and secret [...]

Factual Support for SimpleGeo Customers

Earlier today Urban Airship let their customers know that they will start winding down the existing SimpleGeo Places service over the next couple of months, with a target service end date of March 31, 2012. Urban Airship will be focusing on integrating location and context services into their push messaging platform. We have good news [...]