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Google Maps vs Pathfinder: What are the differences?

Developers describe Google Maps as "Build highly customisable maps with your own content and imagery". 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. On the other hand, Pathfinder is detailed as "Routing as a service". Pathfinder is a new real-time routing service in public beta. Pathfinder calculates routes for transportation services. These routes are updated in real time as users make transportation or delivery requests. Through our SDKs, applications can subscribe to routes as they change in response to user requests.

Google Maps and Pathfinder belong to "Mapping APIs" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Google Maps are:

  • Maps Image APIs
  • Places API
  • Web Services

On the other hand, Pathfinder provides the following key features:

  • Real-time updates
  • Cluster separation
  • Route configuration
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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 Pathfinder?

Pathfinder is a new real-time routing service in public beta. Pathfinder calculates routes for transportation services. These routes are updated in real time as users make transportation or delivery requests. Through our SDKs, applications can subscribe to routes as they change in response to user requests.
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          What are some alternatives to Google Maps and Pathfinder?
          Mapbox
          We make it possible to pin travel spots on Pinterest, find restaurants on Foursquare, and visualize data on GitHub.
          OpenStreetMap
          OpenStreetMap is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, and much more, all over the world.
          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.
          OpenLayers
          An opensource javascript library to load, display and render maps from multiple sources on web pages.
          Java Persistence API
          It is a Java application programming interface specification that describes the management of relational data in applications using Java Platform, Standard Edition and Java Platform, Enterprise Edition.It provides a POJO persistence model for object-relational mapping.
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          Avatar of Rajeshkumar T
          Rajeshkumar T uses Google MapsGoogle Maps
          • Its used for restaurant Geo location and find the nearest restaurant listing.

          • Find the customer location and delivery agent location tracking.

          • Calculate the distance between restaurant and customer location.

          Avatar of Youpooly Corp.
          Youpooly Corp. uses Google MapsGoogle Maps

          We need to integrate maps in mobile Apps and Web frontend to show where an event is taking place. Maps is best because of it's international availability and the google api with a feature to recursive search.

          Avatar of benyomin
          benyomin uses Google MapsGoogle Maps

          Location, location, location. Choropleths are hot for a reason. When dealing with geography and housing why stop at bar charts, the map really makes my data quickly comprehensible to humans.

          Avatar of papaver
          papaver uses Google MapsGoogle Maps

          used the google maps api on several projects. been an avid user for quite a while. used it all around the world to navigate through public transport and through cities.

          Avatar of Srinivas Adireddi
          Srinivas Adireddi uses Google MapsGoogle Maps

          1) it's very easy to use. 2) shows satellite image, Google earth and many other features like traffic, terrain, etc. 3) Is very useful for driving etc.

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