5 Cool Ways to Use Maps APIs

APIs are designed to help developers build applications easier and faster, and SDKs help speed up the process by turning some of the most complex APIs into even easier-to-use functions. We’ll take a look at some of the most interesting ideas we see the TomTom Maps SDK for Web being used for and how to implement them.
Apr 12, 2023 · 9 min read
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Snap to Roads Ownership Rebates in Australia and New Zealand

New Zealand and Australia reimburse businesses for vehicles used offroad for business purposes. TomTom’s Snap to Roads API can be incorporated into a Python application that tracks the distance and fuel spent off public roads for businesses looking to claim this rebate.
Jan 20, 2023·8 mins read
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How to Reconstruct a Route from Data Points with the Snap to Roads API

In this easy-to-follow tutorial, you’ll learn about the TomTom Snap to Roads API and how you can use it to reconstruct a route. We’ll also show you how to integrate the route into an app (we’ve used React here, but you can also use Angular or Vue) to ensure you get a perfect reconstruction.
Jan 05, 2023·9 mins read

Top 10 Articles you loved from TomTom Developers in 2022

This year, our community of readers enjoyed a mix of tutorials on how to use TomTom Maps APIs & SDKs with a variety of frameworks, and thought leadership pieces on topics like collaborative map editing and women in geospatial. Here’s a look back at what you loved reading this year.
Dec 12, 2022·5 mins read
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How to Solve the Traveling Salesman Problem for Logistics

The traveling salesman problem (TSP) requires us to determine the fastest route between different waypoints. In this hands-on tutorial, we’ll see how TomTom’s Waypoint Optimization API solves this problem.
Nov 18, 2022·7 mins read
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Plan Your Road Trip Menu in Advance with the TomTom Routing and Search APIs

Learn how to use Python and pip to create an app that can locate restaurants along road trip routes. Plan the perfect travel menu by finding restaurants that align with your ideal meal stop times!
Nov 10, 2022·11 mins read
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Planning a Route for Trucks with Waypoint Optimization

TomTom’s Waypoint Optimization API helps users find the best route to their next destination. In this tutorial, we’ll create an app that lets our users enter the places they want to see and receive an optimized schedule using Waypoint Optimization.
Oct 20, 2022·9 mins read

#30DayMapChallenge 2022 Inspiration

This year's #30DayMapChallenge on Twitter starts on November 1st! Check out some of our own map creations along with some of our favorites from the mapping community for some inspiration for the challenge!
Oct 17, 2022·6 mins read
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Journey Speed Limit Review with the TomTom Snap to Roads API

TomTom’s Snap to Roads API works by taking two coordinates to create the optimal route, factoring in speed limit, types of roads, vehicle type, and elevation. It can also take a GPS trace and recreate a driver’s journey. The goal of this API is to understand the driver’s performance on the journey.
Oct 06, 2022·9 mins read
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