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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Using TomTom Maps APIs to Assist EV-Powered Food Delivery and On-Demand Services

Food delivery drivers and on-demand services are adopting electric vehicles, despite challenges finding chargers and delivering within range. Developers can use TomTom Maps APIs to create on-demand apps, helping drivers optimize their EV use and quickly get items to their destination. Learn how.
Jan 28, 2022·8 mins read
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Using TomTom Data via APIs to Improve Delivery ETA Accuracy

We’ll show you how to use data from the TomTom Routing API and a little bit of Python to make delivery ETAs more accurate.
Nov 09, 2021·9 mins read
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How to Use Isochrones for Food Delivery

Isochrones depict the location from which someone can travel to another location within a certain amount of time and with a certain cost. In this article, we explore isochrones and how to use them in food delivery applications focusing only on the APIs.
Jun 18, 2021·8 mins read
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Summoning Taxis with TomTom Maps APIs

In this tutorial, we review how to program a taxi summoning service using TomTom APIs and SDKs. You just need to know a little JavaScript to follow this tutorial — but TomTom libraries support other languages too.
Jun 16, 2021·7 mins read
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Leverage Routing, Geofencing, and Notifications APIs to Send ETA Alerts

A good user experience includes timely notifications. Customers want alerts when their ride, food, or groceries are nearby, without having to constantly refresh their phone. This article will explore how you can create these essential tracking and notification functions using TomTom’s Routing, Geofencing, and Notifications APIs.
Mar 29, 2021·8 mins read

The Makings of a Simple Ridesharing Service with TomTom APIs: Back End

In the first article of this series, we discussed the components needed for the user-facing mobile app side of a ridesharing service. In this article, we'll walk you through the back-end architecture and some of the best practices for the APIs you'd use to power a ridesharing business.
Mar 15, 2021·6 mins read

The Makings of a Simple Ridesharing Service with TomTom APIs: The Mobile App

One of the toughest parts of integrating technologies into a business is figuring out how the features of the given technology align with existing business processes and how they fit into the bigger picture. In this article, we’ll walk you through a high-level overview of how you can use TomTom's Maps SDK and Search, Routing, and Geofencing APIs to build a mobile application powering a simple ridesharing business.
Mar 11, 2021·8 mins read