Ruby Geocoding Quick Start Guide - QuotaGuard

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    When you sign up with QuotaGuard on Heroku, you will be provided with a unique username and password that you can use when configuring your proxy service in your application:

    We recommend you store the connection string in an environment variable QUOTAGUARD_URL to maintain compatibility with platforms like Heroku.

    You can test your proxy setup using curl:

    $ curl -x


    Ruby Geocoder is the leading geocoding solution for Ruby and Rails and works seamlessly with QuotaGuard.

    Simply add your authenticated connection string in to the geocoder initializer.

    # config/initializers/geocoder.rb
    :http_proxy => ENV["QUOTAGUARD_URL"],
    :timeout => 5 

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