Google Maps vs. Leaflet vs. TileStache



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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 TileStache?

TileStache is a Python-based server application that can serve up map tiles based on rendered geographic data. You might be familiar with TileCache, the venerable open source WMS server from MetaCarta. TileStache is similar, but we hope simpler and better-suited to the needs of designers and cartographers.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Google Maps?
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Why do developers choose Leaflet?
Why do you like Leaflet?

Why do developers choose TileStache?
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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 TileStache?
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Companies

What companies use Google Maps?
2230 companies on StackShare use Google Maps
What companies use Leaflet?
94 companies on StackShare use Leaflet
What companies use TileStache?
2 companies on StackShare use TileStache

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 TileStache?

  • 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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