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 Reconstruct a Route from Data Points with the Snap to Roads API

In this easy-to-follow tutorial, you’ll learn about the TomTom Snap to Roads API and how you can use it to reconstruct a route. We’ll also show you how to integrate the route into an app (we’ve used React here, but you can also use Angular or Vue) to ensure you get a perfect reconstruction.
Jan 05, 2023·9 mins read
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Plan Your Road Trip Menu in Advance with the TomTom Routing and Search APIs

Learn how to use Python and pip to create an app that can locate restaurants along road trip routes. Plan the perfect travel menu by finding restaurants that align with your ideal meal stop times!
Nov 10, 2022·11 mins read
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Journey Speed Limit Review with the TomTom Snap to Roads API

TomTom’s Snap to Roads API works by taking two coordinates to create the optimal route, factoring in speed limit, types of roads, vehicle type, and elevation. It can also take a GPS trace and recreate a driver’s journey. The goal of this API is to understand the driver’s performance on the journey.
Oct 06, 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 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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Using TomTom Data to Improve Delivery Routes

TomTom’s historical traffic data helps data scientists analyze the best route for delivery drivers. Learn how to use the Search API, Routing API, Python, and your favorite data science tools to find start and destination point coordinates, access route information, and visualize the best route.
Mar 06, 2022·9 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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