I am making a new rails app and I need to use Google places API but I don't know the steps to do that or the best way to use this API. I have tried to search in developers.google.com I found the places API but I couldn't find how to use it in a rails app.Answer1:
You just had to google it. You could have have found tons of stuff. Anyways here are a few gems that could help you<ol><li><a href="https://github.com/marceldegraaf/google_places" rel="nofollow">Google Places</a></li> <li><a href="https://github.com/fred/google_places_autocomplete" rel="nofollow">Google Places Autocomplete</a></li> <li><a href="https://github.com/kristianmandrup/gmaps-autocomplete-rails" rel="nofollow">Gmaps</a></li> </ol>
Also refer this <a href="http://railscasts.com/episodes/273-geocoder" rel="nofollow">rails cast</a>. It would get you started.