Google Maps vs. OpenLayers 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 OpenLayers?

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

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Google Maps?
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Why do developers choose OpenLayers?
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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 OpenLayers?
No Cons submitted yet for OpenLayers
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What are the cons of using TileStache?
No Cons submitted yet for TileStache
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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 TileStache?
1 companies on StackShare use TileStache

Integrations

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

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

  • 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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