Yandex.maps and robots

    As you know, Yandex recently launched a beta version of its new maps with good satellite images of many Russian cities. But the most interesting thing is that no protection against bots and other robotic visitors is provided, therefore it’s enough to write a simple script that can download a given piece of the map, the initial coordinates can be found through Firefox (Tools -> Page Information -> Multimedia).



    Settings for Nizhny Novgorod.



    And you can assemble the map into a large HTML table like this: UPD: You can download the map for Nizhny Novgorod here

    ";
    $start_x = 81464;
    $end_x = 81620;
    $start_y = 40680;
    $end_y = 40812;
    for ($y=$start_y;$y<=$end_y;$y++) {
         echo "";
         for ($x=$start_x;$x<=$end_x;$x++) {
                 echo "";
         }
         echo "";
    }
    echo "";
    ?>
    




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