Elixir binding for Libpostal - a library for parsing/normalizing street addresses around the world. Powered by statistical NLP and open geo data.
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Elixir expostal

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Elixir binding for Libpostal - a library for parsing/normalizing street addresses around the world. Powered by statistical NLP and open geo data.

Tutorial on how to write Elixir/Erlang NIF: http://cs.mcgill.ca/~mxia3/2017/06/18/tutorial-extending-elixir-with-c-using-NIF/

Installation

The package can be installed by adding expostal to your list of dependencies in mix.exs:

def deps do
  [{:expostal, "~> 0.2.0"}]
end

Dependencies

Depends on system-wide installation of libpostal.

Usage

Parsing an address:

iex> Expostal.parse_address("615 Rene Levesque Ouest, Montreal, QC, Canada")

%{city: "montreal", country: "canada", house_number: "615",
  road: "rene levesque ouest", state: "qc"}

Expanding an address:

iex> Expostal.expand_address("781 Franklin Ave Crown Hts Brooklyn NY")

["781 franklin avenue crown heights brooklyn new york",
  "781 franklin avenue crown heights brooklyn ny"]

Documentation

View the docs on https://hexdocs.pm/expostal, or generate the docs locally with mix docs.

Contributors

xiamx
jeffdeville