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gps-pos.r

REBOL [ Library: [ level: 'intermediate platform: 'all type: 'demo domain: 'http tested-under: {view 1.2 on xp} support: none license: none see-also: none ] Title: "gps_pos" Version: 1.0.0 Date: 8-Aug-2004 Author: "Jean-Nicolas Merville" File: %gps-pos.r Purpose: { print position from gps devices find corresponding map on mapquest (gps device must be nmea compliant) } ] ;- mapquest url murl: "http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal" ;- add ports if needed ' ;- (i need com4 for my usb to serial adapter) append system/ports/serial 'com3 append system/ports/serial 'com4 append system/ports/serial 'com5 cls: "^(1B)[J" print "please wait..." ;- open serial port (same speed as gpd device) listen: open serial://port4/1200/8/none/1 /string ;- i need to wait because the usb adapter is tricky - wait 3 sentence: "" while [on] [ conn: first wait listen sentence: rejoin [sentence conn] if conn = #"^(line)" [ exp: parse sentence "," st: first exp ;- ignore all gps sentence except location - if st = {$GPGLL} [ ;- transform to decimal degrees lat: second exp ddeglat: ( to-decimal copy/part lat 2 ) + ( 1 / 60 * to-decimal at lat 3 ) n: third exp long: fourth exp ddeglong: ( to-decimal copy/part long 3 ) + ( 1 / 60 * to-decimal at long 4 ) e: fifth exp print cls print now print rejoin [ "Latitude : " ddeglat n ] print rejoin [ "longitude : " ddeglong e ] ;- make full url and browse mapquest furl: rejoin [murl "&latitude=" ddeglat "&longitude=" ddeglong "&zoom=10"] browse/only furl ] wait 10 sentence: "" ] ] close listen quit
halt ;; to terminate script if DO'ne from webpage
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