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CARTO vs Leaflet: What are the differences?

Developers describe CARTO as "The CARTO platform empowers business analysts, data scientists and more, to turn location data into business outcomes". 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. On the other hand, Leaflet is detailed as "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.

CARTO and Leaflet can be primarily classified as "Mapping APIs" tools.

Some of the features offered by CARTO are:

  • Drag and drop data import allows you to create visualizations in seconds
  • Make sense of your location data and power your business.
  • Create beautiful visualizations with our easy to use design and styling tools.

On the other hand, Leaflet provides the following key features:

  • Tile layers
  • Drag panning with inertia
  • Scroll wheel zoom

CARTO and Leaflet are both open source tools. Leaflet with 25.1K GitHub stars and 4.09K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than CARTO with 2.18K GitHub stars and 601 GitHub forks.

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Pros of CARTO
Pros of Leaflet
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    Crisp UI
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    Great customer service
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    Comprehensive platform
  • 31
    Light weight
  • 27
    Free
  • 12
    Evolutive via plugins
  • 10
    OpenStreetMap
  • 9
    Strong community
  • 7
    Choice of map providers
  • 6
    Easy API
  • 3
    Alternative to Google Maps

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What is 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.

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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