Leaflet vs. OpenLayers vs. Bing Maps API

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Description

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.

What is OpenLayers?

An opensource javascript library to load, display and render maps from multiple sources on web pages.

What is Bing Maps API?

The Bing Maps platform provides multiple API options for your application including Web Control, a Windows Store apps control, a WPF control, REST Services, and Spatial Data Services. Use the information below as well as at MSDN to help determine which API bests suits your needs.

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Companies

What companies use Leaflet?
70 companies on StackShare use Leaflet
What companies use OpenLayers?
7 companies on StackShare use OpenLayers
What companies use Bing Maps API?
0 companies on StackShare use Bing Maps API

What are some alternatives to Leaflet, OpenLayers, and Bing Maps API?

  • Google Maps - Build highly customisable maps with your own content and imagery
  • Mapbox - Design and publish beautiful maps
  • OpenStreetMap - The free editable map of the whole world
  • CARTO - The CARTO platform empowers business analysts, data scientists and more, to turn location data into business outcomes.

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