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 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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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
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Find the Quickest Way Through Complicated Routes with TomTom

In this article, we’ll explore a hands-on guide for using the Waypoint Optimization API to find the most ideal routes for a larger number of waypoints. We’ll see how waypoint optimization can be used to determine the fastest path for any set of stops on a route.
Aug 17, 2022·12 mins read

The vehicleHeading Routing Parameter Explained

In this article, we’ll explore the vehicleHeading parameter at a high level. We’ll discuss what this parameter does and how it impacts our routes using the TomTom Routing API using a quick React app to demonstrate.
Jul 19, 2022·6 mins read
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Adding TomTom Maps to a Gatsby App

In this tutorial, we’ll explore how to integrate TomTom maps into a Gatsby site using React. We’ll see how to display data from an external source on the map, and how to build routes to and from specific destinations.
Jun 17, 2022·10 mins read
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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.
Mar 17, 2022·9 mins 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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Displaying Multiple Maps with React and TomTom Maps SDK for Web

Learn how to add and display multiple locations on a TomTom map using modern, idiomatic React. You’ll see how React’s build-in state management can store and manage map locations. Follow this tutorial to discover how to add this feature to your applications to support fleets and help everyday users.
Feb 16, 2022·8 mins read
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