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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Fresh Maps are Crucial in Urban City Centers: Here's Why

Road closures are inevitable in urban centers and these closures change from day-to-day and minute-to-minute. Learn how fresh data helps developers keep up with these shifts so their users get accurate information to reach their destination safely and on time.
Feb 01, 2022·6 mins read

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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Routing Truck Rest Stops with TomTom Maps

Truckers must time their rest stops to comply with regulations — and get a good meal at their favorite truck stop. Learn how to easily include TomTom’s reachable range in your routing app using CodePen, helping truckers get a much-needed rest.
Jul 27, 2021·9 mins read

Routing and ETA: Anatomy of a Trip

Learn how to work with the TomTom Routing API, using a little JavaScript, to deliver ETA. We’ll look at how different options and time of day change how the ETA is calculated, using two simple applications: ride-hailing services and package delivery.
Apr 06, 2021·9 mins read
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Understanding how the TomTom Routing API Provides Accurate ETAs

Accurate ETAs are crucial to on-demand applications — the difference between delivering a hot meal or handling a hangry customer. We'll look at how the TomTom Routing API provides business-critical routes and ETA data.
Dec 21, 2020·8 mins read

How Location APIs can help power Fleet Management Software

A basic knowledge of fleet management, logistics, and mobility is foundational for the creation of effective applications. We take a look at what fleet management software entails and how it can help you build great fleet tracking, management, and logistics applications.
Nov 13, 2020·8 mins read
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How to Schedule Routing for Truck Drivers in an iOS App

The TomTom Maps SDK for iOS makes it easy to include powerful mapping and location services in your iOS applications, and we’re going to show you that today.
Nov 06, 2020·11 mins read
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Advanced Maps and Routing for Truck Drivers in Android Apps

In a previous article, we showed how to use the TomTom Android SDK to build an application for truck drivers. In this article, we will extend the previous project by adding waypoints, custom section styles for different road types, and points of interest (POI).
Oct 28, 2020·11 mins read
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