Leaflet vs. CARTO vs. MapKit JS

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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 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 MapKit JS?

MapKit JS brings Apple Maps to the web. This new JavaScript library lets you add interactive maps to webpages — complete with annotations, overlays, and interfaces to Apple Maps services such as Search and Directions — to enable rich interactions.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Leaflet?
69 companies on StackShare use Leaflet
What companies use CARTO?
6 companies on StackShare use CARTO
What companies use MapKit JS?
1 companies on StackShare use MapKit JS

What are some alternatives to Leaflet, CARTO, and MapKit JS?

  • 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
  • OpenLayers - A high-performance, feature-packed library for all your mapping needs

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