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ArcGIS vs Leaflet: What are the differences?

What is ArcGIS? *A geographic information system for working with maps *. 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.

What is Leaflet? JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps. 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 and Leaflet can be primarily classified as "Mapping APIs" tools.

Leaflet is an open source tool with 25.4K GitHub stars and 4.14K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Leaflet's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Leaflet has a broader approval, being mentioned in 97 company stacks & 247 developers stacks; compared to ArcGIS, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of ArcGIS
Pros of Leaflet
  • 5
    Reponsive
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    Data driven vizualisation
  • 3
    A lot of widgets
  • 2
    3D
  • 2
    Easy tà learn
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    Easy API
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    Light weight
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    Free
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    Evolutive via plugins
  • 9
    Strong community
  • 8
    OpenStreetMap
  • 5
    Easy API
  • 5
    Choice of map providers
  • 3
    Alternative to Google Maps

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What is 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.

What is 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.

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    What are some alternatives to ArcGIS and Leaflet?
    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.
    Tableau
    Tableau can help anyone see and understand their data. Connect to almost any database, drag and drop to create visualizations, and share with a click.
    Mapbox
    We make it possible to pin travel spots on Pinterest, find restaurants on Foursquare, and visualize data on GitHub.
    Power BI
    It aims to provide interactive visualizations and business intelligence capabilities with an interface simple enough for end users to create their own reports and dashboards.
    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.
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