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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How to Migrate from Google Maps to TomTom Maps in 8 Easy Steps

Using the TomTom SDK for Web as your new mapping solution has never been easier. Learn how to transition different elements of your map from Google Maps to TomTom Maps, from displaying a simple map to adding Traffic, Routing, Search and Map Markers in a matter of minutes.
Jul 23, 2021·8 mins read
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How to Easily Add a Map to your Website for CMS Users

In this article, we’ll explore how easy it is to create a maps plugin that enables users to add maps to their website, with a custom administrative page where businesses can easily add store information.
Jun 29, 2021·6 mins read
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5 Ways to Create a Unique Map Experience with TomTom Maps APIs

The way your map looks and feels doesn’t just affect the visual appeal, but also the user experience. Here are five ways to customize your map using TomTom Maps APIs to stand out from the crowd, and keep your customers and clients happy – or just have some fun and level up your next project!
May 13, 2021·5 mins read
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9 Easy Ways to Use Maps in your Apps

You've added a map to your app. Now what? We'll show you some simple, powerful capabilities of the Maps SDK with examples for mobile and web developers.
Feb 18, 2021·8 mins read
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Creating a Map with the TomTom Map Styler: Step by Step

The TomTom Map Styler makes it easy to customize how many features are accessed and displayed on your map — from label text to roads and geography. We'll walk you through the basics of using the Map Styler.
Feb 11, 2021·7 mins read
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Migrating from Mapbox GL JS to TomTom Maps SDK for Web

If you're building a website that needs mapping and location capabilities, the TomTom Maps SDK for Web provides powerful, easy-to-implement traffic, routing, and search capabilities. Even if you've started an app on a different platform, it's easy to migrate to the TomTom Maps SDK. We'll show you how to migrate an existing MapBox GL JS app to use TomTom APIs in just a few minutes.
Jul 16, 2020·12 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
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Getting Started with the TomTom Maps SDK for iOS: Project Setup

The TomTom Maps SDK for iOS makes it easy to take advantage of TomTom location APIs when you're building iOS apps for iPhones and iPads. The SDK handles the nitty gritty details of talking to the TomTom APIs so you can focus on building your app. To make sure you get started off right, this article guides you through getting your iOS project set up and running with the TomTom Maps SDK using Swift, and includes an example of adding a map view to your project.
Apr 27, 2020·8 mins read
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