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Description

What is Google Maps?

Create rich applications and stunning visualisations of your data, leveraging the comprehensiveness, accuracy, and usability of Google Maps and a modern web platform that scales as you grow.

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 Mapzen Search?

Mapzen Search is a search engine for places worldwide, powered by open data. It turns addresses and place names into geographic coordinates, and turns geographic coordinates into places and addresses. With Mapzen Search, you’re able to turn your users’ place searches into actionable geodata and transform your geodata into real places.

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Why do developers choose Leaflet?
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Why do developers choose Mapzen Search?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Google Maps?
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What are the cons of using Leaflet?
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What are the cons of using Mapzen Search?
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Companies

What companies use Google Maps?
1772 companies on StackShare use Google Maps
What companies use Leaflet?
70 companies on StackShare use Leaflet
What companies use Mapzen Search?
0 companies on StackShare use Mapzen Search

Integrations

What tools integrate with Google Maps?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Google Maps
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What are some alternatives to Google Maps, Leaflet, and Mapzen Search?

  • 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
  • CARTO - The CARTO platform empowers business analysts, data scientists and more, to turn location data into business outcomes.

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