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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 Mapbox?

We make it possible to pin travel spots on Pinterest, find restaurants on Foursquare, and visualize data on GitHub.

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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Companies

What companies use Google Maps?
1771 companies on StackShare use Google Maps
What companies use Mapbox?
66 companies on StackShare use Mapbox
What companies use TileStache?
1 companies on StackShare use TileStache

Integrations

What tools integrate with Google Maps?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Google Maps
What tools integrate with Mapbox?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Mapbox
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What are some alternatives to Google Maps, Mapbox, and TileStache?

  • Leaflet - JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive 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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