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Perspective

July
09
Capturing and displaying complex geographical and statistical information on maps is crucial to many researchers. Once upon a time, you'd have to manually capture location information, and needed specialized software to crunch data and create digital maps. Today, TomTom location APIs and SDKs and a little programming knowledge make sophisticated mapping applications available to anyone. In this article we'll examine five ways mapping can be used to further academic research, highlighting examples in each case that can be made easier with TomTom mapping products.
Maps research
Perspective

July
01
Give your resume an upgrade – no, we’re not talking about design or the experience, we’re tackling that skills section. One of the best ways to impress an employer? Show that you are continuously learning new skills or tackling personal projects that help you professionally. Here are 10 project ideas and new skills to learn within the next 30-60 days that will up your programming game and impress your next company.
developers skills Code
Build Different

June
26
Geofencing involves defining an area with a virtual "fence" boundary, then tracking device locations to determine whether they’re inside or outside a geofenced area. TomTom provides a Geofencing service that provides APIs for creating and managing geofencing projects, objects to be tracked, and defining the geofences themselves. In this article we'll take a look at the TomTom Geofencing service from a developer's point of view, covering the elements of the service and APIs.
Geofencing logistics Code
Build Different

June
23
The TomTom Maps SDK makes adding maps to web apps easy. Angular, the popular web application framework, takes much of the pain out of creating data driven websites. And it's simple to use the Maps SDK for Web with Angular to create data-driven apps.
Maps web Code
Build Different

June
19
Electric vehicles (EVs) are increasingly popular, but have specific routing challenges based on range and charging station availability. In a previous article, we discussed what you need to know about TomTom Search and Routing APIs and the new Long Distance EV Routing service to supply routing and charging information to EV owners. Now we’re going to use those APIs and the TomTom Maps SDK for Web to build the app.
Maps Routing Code
Build Different

June
16
By 2040, more than half of all vehicles sold are expected to be electric. But today, Electric vehicle (EV) owners often struggle to plan trips that ensure timely and convenient access to charging facilities. In this article, the first part of a series, we'll explore how developers can use the EV Routing Service to easily create engaging and helpful applications that help EV owners plan travel routes that include charging stops.
Routing Search Code
Spotlight

June
12
The European Startup Prize for Mobility (EUSP) is a leading public-private initiative, co-founded by the European Parliament’s Ttransportation and Tourism Committee. It aims to support innovation in order to shape a new landscape for sustainable mobility in Europe and around the world. TomTom has offered 1 million Maps API credits to the top 50 finalists to help build their mobility solutions.
Mobility Maps APIs
Build Different

June
08
CARTO is a popular location intelligence platform which allows users to create map visualizations with an easy setup which doesn’t require background programming or cartographic knowledge. It harnesses data science functionality to let users select from popular data tables, or import their own. If you regularly create projects for web and/or mobile platforms with TomTom, you can use TomTom maps as a basemap within the CARTO platform itself to keep your projects and visualizations consistent.
Maps Traffic Code research data visualization
Build Different

May
27
TomTom recently partnered with Foursquare to grow the coverage, quality, and reliability of our POIs. This tutorial will go over the APIs to use that will best allow you to create powerful search offerings in your applications, including POI Details and how to get photos and extended information from POIs.
POI Search API Foursquare
Spotlight

May
21
We’re excited to announce our newest partner, Foursquare! Together, we are connecting customers with millions of POIs around the world and with the introduction of two new Search APIs, we’ve made it easier for users to discover new locations.
Partnerships Search API