OpenLayers vs. Mapzen Search vs. TileStache

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Description

What is OpenLayers?

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

What is Mapzen Search?

Mapzen Search is a search engine for places worldwide, powered by open data. It turns addresses and place names into geographic coordinates, and turns geographic coordinates into places and addresses. With Mapzen Search, you’re able to turn your users’ place searches into actionable geodata and transform your geodata into real places.

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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Cons

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Companies

What companies use OpenLayers?
12 companies on StackShare use OpenLayers
What companies use Mapzen Search?
1 companies on StackShare use Mapzen Search
What companies use TileStache?
2 companies on StackShare use TileStache

What are some alternatives to OpenLayers, Mapzen Search, and TileStache?

  • Google Maps - Build highly customisable maps with your own content and imagery
  • Leaflet - JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps
  • Mapbox - Design and publish beautiful maps
  • OpenStreetMap - The free editable map of the whole world

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