What is CARTO?
What is Leaflet?
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What are the cons of using CARTO?
What are the cons of using Leaflet?
What tools integrate with CARTO?
What tools integrate with Leaflet?
Carto (formerly CartoDB) had strong open-source roots, and an early and active community of open-source contributors, which it nicely balanced with its business model. But about two years ago the company rebranded and essentially abandoned its open-source origins, disallowing API access, preventing map exports in non-proprietary formats, and not providing backward compatibility.
If you're a developer, stay away from CARTO.
Renders the full page map, using the area components provided as GeoJSON objects via the RDS PostGIS instance.