Leaflet vs. OpenLayers vs. TileStache

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Description

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 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 Leaflet?
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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 Leaflet?
No Cons submitted yet for Leaflet
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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?
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Companies

What companies use Leaflet?
69 companies on StackShare use Leaflet
What companies use OpenLayers?
7 companies on StackShare use OpenLayers
What companies use TileStache?
1 companies on StackShare use TileStache

What are some alternatives to Leaflet, OpenLayers, and TileStache?

  • Google Maps - Build highly customisable maps with your own content and imagery
  • 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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