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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Displaying TomTom Maps with DevExpress

You may have heard of UI component libraries if you work with client-side frameworks like React or Angular. DevExpress offers a suite of JavaScript UI components called DevExtreme to add new features to our web and mobile applications.
Aug 24, 2022·8 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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Add Live Traffic Data to Your Site in 5 Minutes

There are several benefits to displaying real-time traffic on your TomTom map, like knowing about accidents and construction, anticipating ETAs, and more. In this article, we’ll see how to add live traffic data to your TomTom map in five minutes.
Jul 12, 2022·10 mins read
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Using TomTom Maps with React Routing

With the help of React routing and the TomTom Maps API, we’ll display a different country in a React app by appending the country’s name to the URL in the address bar and searching for it.
Jun 28, 2022·6 mins read

Using the Snap to Roads API with React

TomTom’s Snap to Roads API matches GPS coordinates to detailed road information to determine the most probable routes. This tutorial teaches you to create a React app that reconstructs driver journeys using Snap to Roads.
Jun 24, 2022·8 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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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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