What is Leaflet?
Leaflet is a tool in the Mapping APIs category of a tech stack.
Leaflet is an open source tool with 37.6K GitHub stars and 5.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Leaflet's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Leaflet?
646 companies reportedly use Leaflet in their tech stacks, including Strava, GrubHub, and Foursquare.
586 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Leaflet.
Pros of Leaflet
Evolutive via plugins
Choice of map providers
Alternative to Google Maps
Decisions about Leaflet
Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Leaflet in their tech stack.
Which will give a better map (better view, markers options, info window) in an Android OS app?
Leaflet with Mapbox or Leaflet with OpenStreetMap?
Jul 29 2016 at 2:27AM
- Tile layers
- Drag panning with inertia
- Scroll wheel zoom
- Multi-touch zoom
- Zoom animation
- Hardware acceleration on iOS
- Smart polyline/polygon rendering
Leaflet Alternatives & Comparisons
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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.
OpenStreetMap is built by a community of mappers that contribute and maintain data about roads, trails, cafés, railway stations, and much more, all over the world.
We make it possible to pin travel spots on Pinterest, find restaurants on Foursquare, and visualize data on GitHub.
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