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OpenStreetMap

The free editable map of the whole world
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What is OpenStreetMap?

OpenStreetMap is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, caf茅s, railway stations, and much more, all over the world.
OpenStreetMap is a tool in the Mapping APIs category of a tech stack.

Who uses OpenStreetMap?

Companies
57 companies reportedly use OpenStreetMap in their tech stacks, including Apple, Foursquare, and MapLarge.

Developers
84 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OpenStreetMap.

OpenStreetMap Integrations

Why developers like OpenStreetMap?

Here鈥檚 a list of reasons why companies and developers use OpenStreetMap
Top Reasons
OpenStreetMap Reviews

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

OpenStreetMap
OpenStreetMap
Google Maps
Google Maps

I use OpenStreetMap because that has a strong community. It takes some time to catch up with Google Maps, but OpenStreetMap will become great solution.

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Android OS
Android OS
Leaflet
Leaflet
Mapbox
Mapbox
OpenStreetMap
OpenStreetMap

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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Fabio Fraga Machado
Fabio Fraga Machado
OpenStreetMap
OpenStreetMap
Docker
Docker

I use OpenStreetMap because i have the control of the environment, using Docker containers or bare-metal servers.

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OpenStreetMap's Features

  • Local Knowledge
  • Community Driven
  • Open Data
  • Legal

OpenStreetMap Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OpenStreetMap?
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.
Mapbox
We make it possible to pin travel spots on Pinterest, find restaurants on Foursquare, and visualize data on GitHub.
OpenLayers
An opensource javascript library to load, display and render maps from multiple sources on web pages.
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.
Java Persistence API
It is a Java application programming interface specification that describes the management of relational data in applications using Java Platform, Standard Edition and Java Platform, Enterprise Edition.It provides a POJO persistence model for object-relational mapping.
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OpenStreetMap's Followers
126 developers follow OpenStreetMap to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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Tina Kayne
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John Alton