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What is Mapbox?

We make it possible to pin travel spots on Pinterest, find restaurants on Foursquare, and visualize data on GitHub.
Mapbox is a tool in the Mapping APIs category of a tech stack.
Mapbox is an open source tool with 1.8K GitHub stars and 388 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Mapbox's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Mapbox?

Companies
149 companies reportedly use Mapbox in their tech stacks, including Instacart, Postmates, and Hivestack.

Developers
358 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Mapbox.

Mapbox Integrations

Pros of Mapbox
26
Best mapping service outside of Google Maps
21
OpenStreetMap
15
Beautifully vectorable
11
Fluid user experience
7
React/ RNative integration
7
Extensible
5
3D Layers
4
Low Level API
3
Great customer support
3
Affordable
3
Custom themes
2
High data volume rendering
Decisions about Mapbox

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Mapbox in their tech stack.

Which will give a better map (better view, markers options, info window) in an Android OS app?

Leaflet with Mapbox or Leaflet with OpenStreetMap?

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Mapbox's Features

  • Develop mobile and web applications with Mapbox.js, our open-source JavaScript library.
  • Build native applications on iOS with the Mapbox iOS SDK or on iOS and OS X with MBXMapKit.
  • Build native applications for Android. Use Mapbox, OpenStreetMap, and other tile sources in your app, as well as overlays like GeoJSON data and interactive tooltips.
  • SSL maps

Mapbox Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Mapbox?
Google Maps
Create rich applications and stunning visualisations of your data, leveraging the comprehensiveness, accuracy, and usability of Google Maps and a modern web platform that scales as you grow.
OpenStreetMap
OpenStreetMap is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, and much more, all over the world.
CARTO
The CARTO platform empowers everyone, from business analysts to data scientists, to turn location data into business outcomes. We accelerate innovation, power new use cases and disrupt business models through Location Intelligence.
Leaflet
Leaflet is an open source JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps. It is developed by Vladimir Agafonkin of MapBox with a team of dedicated contributors. Weighing just about 30 KB of gzipped JS code, it has all the features most developers ever need for online maps.
ArcGIS
It is a geographic information system for working with maps and geographic information. It is used for creating and using maps, compiling geographic data, analyzing mapped information, sharing and much more.
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Mapbox's Followers
766 developers follow Mapbox to keep up with related blogs and decisions.