Google Places API in C# .NET

I recently had a requirement to look in to using the Google Places API in some code i was writing.

I found this library here that made the whole thing a lot easier. 


I ended up writing a quick C# application to test the different searches by lon/lat and by text.

Download Places –  a quick and dirty C# application that implements the API.. you’ll need to get a Google API Key to run it.


Paste your key in to the app and then you can search by lon/lat, text or a combination of both

The basic guts of the code is below.  Having never had anything to do with Google API’s before, it was pretty simple to get some programmatic searching going on…

Example method using the API above: