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Google Places API

Help users discover the world with rich details for points of interest
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What is Google Places API?

You can provide users data on location names, addresses, ratings, reviews, contact information, and atmosphere. Local guides and users submit tens of millions of updates every day, so you can count on accurate, reliable information.
Google Places API is a tool in the Mapping APIs category of a tech stack.

Who uses Google Places API?

Companies
27 companies reportedly use Google Places API in their tech stacks, including Superchat, everything, and LUGGit.

Developers
25 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Google Places API.
Decisions about Google Places API

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Google Places API in their tech stack.

A huge component of our product relies on gathering public data about locations of interest. Google Places API gives us that ability in the most efficient way. Since we are primarily going to be using as google data as a source of information for our MVP, we might as well start integrating the Google Places API in our system. We have worked with Google Maps in the past and we might take some inspiration from our previous projects onto this one.

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Google Places API Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Google Places API?
Google Maps
Create rich applications and stunning visualisations of your data, leveraging the comprehensiveness, accuracy, and usability of Google Maps and a modern web platform that scales as you grow.
TomTom
It is the leading independent location technology specialist, shaping mobility with highly accurate maps, navigation, real-time traffic info and services.
Leaflet
Leaflet is an open source JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps. It is developed by Vladimir Agafonkin of MapBox with a team of dedicated contributors. Weighing just about 30 KB of gzipped JS code, it has all the features most developers ever need for online maps.
Mapbox
We make it possible to pin travel spots on Pinterest, find restaurants on Foursquare, and visualize data on GitHub.
OpenLayers
An opensource javascript library to load, display and render maps from multiple sources on web pages.
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Google Places API's Followers
57 developers follow Google Places API to keep up with related blogs and decisions.