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Pros of Cesium
Pros of OpenLayers
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    Fully interactive 3D and can dynamically switch to 2D.
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    Flexibility
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    Maturity
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    Incredibly comprehensive, excellent support
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    Open Source
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    Low Level API
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    Choice of map providers
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    Extensible
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    Strong community

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What is Cesium?

it is used to create the leading web-based globe and map for visualizing dynamic data. We strive for the best possible performance, precision, visual quality, ease of use, platform support, and content.

What is OpenLayers?

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

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    What are some alternatives to Cesium and OpenLayers?
    three.js
    It is a cross-browser JavaScript library and Application Programming Interface used to create and display animated 3D computer graphics in a web browser.
    Mapbox
    We make it possible to pin travel spots on Pinterest, find restaurants on Foursquare, and visualize data on GitHub.
    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.
    Modernizr
    It’s a collection of superfast tests or detects as we like to call them which run as your web page loads, then you can use the results to tailor the experience to the user. It tells you what HTML, CSS and JavaScript features the user’s browser has to offer.
    Modernizr
    It’s a collection of superfast tests or detects as we like to call them which run as your web page loads, then you can use the results to tailor the experience to the user. It tells you what HTML, CSS and JavaScript features the user’s browser has to offer.
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