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Track user location coordinates realtime using geolocation api, nextjs , nodejs and socket.io

Harsh Mangalam
BCA student at marwari colledge Bhagalpur , Bihar
・1 min read

Hello developers , realtime things are really mind blowing it have a lot of fun that amaze us.
In this blog post i will show you how i have played with socket.io and browser geolocation api to track user coordinates in real time.

When a new user will connect other users in app will get new user coordinates and new user will get all users coordinates.
And when someone disconnect they will disappear from app

what i have used in this app

  • Nextjs
  • Socket.io-client
  • Chakra UI
  • Geolocation API
  • hooks
  • context
  • vercel

  • Nodejs

  • socket.io

  • heroku

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You can visit code in my github repos

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GitHub logo harshmangalam / live-location-tracker-nextjs-client

Track Peer location using socket.io client and browser geolocation api

This is a Next.js project bootstrapped with create-next-app.

Getting Started

First, run the development server:

npm run dev
# or
yarn dev
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Open http://localhost:3000 with your browser to see the result.

You can start editing the page by modifying pages/index.js. The page auto-updates as you edit the file.

API routes can be accessed on http://localhost:3000/api/hello. This endpoint can be edited in pages/api/hello.js.

The pages/api directory is mapped to /api/*. Files in this directory are treated as API routes instead of React pages.

Learn More

To learn more about Next.js, take a look at the following resources:

You can check out the Next.js GitHub repository - your feedback and contributions are welcome!

Deploy on Vercel

The easiest way to deploy your Next.js app is to use the Vercel Platform from…

backend

deployed on vercel

nextjs frontend live

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