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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 OpenLayers?

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

What is LocationIQ?

Free and Fast Geocoding Service

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Pros

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Why do developers choose OpenLayers?
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Why do developers choose LocationIQ?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Google Maps?
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What are the cons of using OpenLayers?
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What are the cons of using LocationIQ?
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Companies

What companies use Google Maps?
1772 companies on StackShare use Google Maps
What companies use OpenLayers?
7 companies on StackShare use OpenLayers
What companies use LocationIQ?
0 companies on StackShare use LocationIQ

Integrations

What tools integrate with Google Maps?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Google Maps
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with LocationIQ?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with LocationIQ

What are some alternatives to Google Maps, OpenLayers, and LocationIQ?

  • Leaflet - JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps
  • Mapbox - Design and publish beautiful maps
  • OpenStreetMap - The free editable map of the whole world
  • CARTO - The CARTO platform empowers business analysts, data scientists and more, to turn location data into business outcomes.

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