State of Mapping APIs


Adam duVander, executive editor of ProgrammableWeb, looks at changes coming from the “old guard” of Yahoo!, MapQuest, and Google, and reviews the advances of some of the newcomers to the web mapping field. (via The Map Room)

Though the map itself continues to be important, other geographic data is having a larger impact. Providers are making this data, such as driving directions and business listings, available in increasingly open ways.

Visit: The state of mapping APIs – O’Reilly Radar



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