OpenStreetMap vs. OpenLayers vs. TileStache

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Description

What is 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.

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.

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Cons

What are the cons of using OpenStreetMap?
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What are the cons of using TileStache?
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Companies

What companies use OpenStreetMap?
30 companies on StackShare use OpenStreetMap
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 OpenStreetMap?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with OpenStreetMap
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What are some alternatives to OpenStreetMap, OpenLayers, 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
  • CARTO - The CARTO platform empowers business analysts, data scientists and more, to turn location data into business outcomes.

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