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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Creating and Using TomTom Geofences with Vue

Geofencing is key to managing locations. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create and visualize TomTom Maps geofences in a Vue app. You’ll see how Vue’s built-in state management can store and manage locations that represent where a device entered or left the geofenced area.
Feb 19, 2022·8 mins read
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Creating and Using TomTom Geofences with React

Geofences help define a map area and enable alerts when someone, or something, crosses the boundary. Learn how to build geofences using the Maps SDK for Web and Geofencing API, placing a circular area on a map when a user clicks a point.
Feb 02, 2022·13 mins read

How TomTom Maps APIs Enable Just-in-Time Construction Material Delivery

Construction projects require planning and coordination to ensure time-sensitive materials like concrete and asphalt arrive when workers are ready. Learn how TomTom’s APIs and geofencing help plan routes, track ETA, and send alerts to optimize construction efficiency.
Jan 10, 2022·6 mins read
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Creating Geofences with GeoJSON to Define Virtual Borders

When it comes to keeping track of people’s locations to provide accurate and efficient service, nothing beats geofences. Learn how to draw a geofence on a React app map then check if a user is within its border.
Oct 14, 2021·9 mins read

Advanced Geofencing with TomTom Maps

Geofences power many advanced mapping applications — and can track more than a simple radius. Yet, many developers make minimal use of them. This article explores advanced use cases for TomTom’s Geofencing API so you can make the most of your geofences.
Jul 30, 2021·8 mins read

Create a Geomarketing Mobile Application Using TomTom Geofencing

Geomarketing adds new marketing capabilities to your applications. In this article, we’ll look at how geofencing enables you to select a specific target area, learn about the traffic in, out, and within the geofenced area, and use the information to add to your users’ experience.
Jan 05, 2021·6 mins read
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Getting Started with the TomTom Geofencing Service

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.
Jun 18, 2020·10 mins read

What is Geofencing?

Geofencing lets us create virtual boundaries on a map that can track assets and enable us to connect our users to the things that matter the most to them. Learn more about what geofencing really is, why it’s important to use and more importantly, how simple it is to create your own geofence.
Dec 10, 2019·9 mins read
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