16 Resources for Developers from March 2022
TOMTOM DEVELOPER BLOGS
From Women’s History Month content, to tutorials on delivery routes, data science, or using TomTom maps with some of our favorite frameworks and languages, we had a variety of blogs go out in March. Catch up on any you may have missed out on below!
Meet the Women Mapping the World: Part 1
In honor of International Women’s Day, we interviewed women in GIS across the globe to hear about what they’re working on, their thoughts on the future of mapping, and the importance of diversity in geospatial.
Using TomTom Data to Improve Delivery Routes
TomTom’s historical traffic data helps data scientists analyze the best route for delivery drivers. Learn how to use the Search API, Routing API, Python, and your favorite data science tools to find start and destination point coordinates, access route information, and visualize the best route.
Adding Advanced TomTom Mapping Features to a Modern Vue + Quasar App
Application users want to search for a location then find the best route to get there. Learn how to use TomTom's Routing API and Calculate Route function to enhance your Vue + Quasar app with a robust search capability and helpful map results.
Visualizing TomTom Traffic Index Data with Data Science Tools
TomTom Traffic Index 2021 contains a wealth of traffic data from around the world. We'll show you how to gain insights using data science tools such as NumPy and Seaborn for visualization. Learn how to apply your Python skills to mine traffic data for broad patterns and hidden gems.
TomTom Mapmakers: Meet Olivia Vahsen, Developer Advocate
Our Mapmakers series highlights the people behind the products. This month we spoke with Olivia Vahsen, Developer Advocate. Learn more about her career journey from mobile games to developer advocacy, and hear her thoughts on the future of data privacy and diversity in tech.
Meet the Women Mapping the World: Part 2
In honor of International Women’s Day, we interviewed women in GIS across the globe to hear about what they’re working on, their thoughts on the future of mapping, and the importance of diversity in geospatial. Here’s a follow-up to part 1 of the series.
On March 8, we participated in MOVE Last Mile - an online webinar on how mobility leaders in Asia innovate through mapping. Head of APAC Enterprise Arnold Meijer moderated a panel with GOGOX, Pop Meals, Gojek, and Loship about opportunities in travel time optimization through mapping. You can learn more about the event here.
From March 29 – April 1, we returned to our first in-person event in over two years! We were delighted to be a part of this event covering the latest trends in traffic management, smart mobility, road safety and more. Learn more about the event here.
If you have any questions or roadblocks while building with our Maps APIs, you can always stop by our Developer Forum or our subreddit r/TomTom to get help from us and the community. Here are some popular posts from this month:
These were some of our favorite external articles and videos this month:
- Top 7 Featured DEV Posts from the Past Week: #SheCoded Edition
- Turn Big Data into a Big Success: 5 Tips for Effective Big Data Analytics
- Monitoring Real Time Traffic Incidents via Tom Tom APIs using Python in Databricks and Power BI
- API and REST API in a Nutshell
- Nevertheless, Eevis Still Codes
- We've Been Here Since the Beginning
Do you have a blog or project you’d like to share with the TomTom Developers community to be featured in an upcoming monthly roundup? Reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know!