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20 July 2015

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  1. Open Addresses UK - Alpha : Can We Make Address Entry Work For More Of Us

    This, and the previous post that it links to, are a bit interesting about making more usable address inputs. I wished it could have explored more options though.

  2. PCA Predict, formerly Postcode Anywhere - Address lookup and verification web services

    Some people on Twitter recommended this for this kind of thing. Works for international addresses.

Tweets

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @PCApredict @tomtaylor I can find you fine using postcodeanywhere.co.uk :)

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @peterkwells @KushalP Yeah. So many different potential ways to enter an address! Thanks.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @peterkwells @KushalP Yes, I’ve seen that, thanks. But postcode/address is a more complex and different interaction than select or not.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    Re earlier question… 3 people liked postcodeanywhere.co.uk for getting addresses. And alpha.openaddressesuk.org/blog/2015/04/1… is interesting on usability.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @peterkwells @KushalP Interesting, thanks! Have you looked at usability of enter postcode -> select address from list -> form is filled in?

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @garrettc @iamseb Thanks both - good to know!

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @tomtaylor fwiw, although they don’t have a whizzy find-as-you-type demo, the simplicity of getaddress.io looks nice.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @KushalP As far as I can tell they don’t offer this. At the moment anyway. And I wouldn’t use an Alpha for a client’s site :)

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @tomtaylor Spooky… looks like they use postcodeanywhere.co.uk and I’d just opened their site when you tweeted. Ta!

  • philgyford’s avatar

    Anyone got a fave ‘Enter postcode to look up address’ service? Or anything showing if they’re actually more usable than typing your address?