Bing Maps API vs Mapzen Search

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Bing Maps API vs Mapzen Search: What are the differences?

Bing Maps API: The Bing Maps APIs include map controls and services that you can use to incorporate Bing Maps in applications and websites. The Bing Maps platform provides multiple API options for your application including Web Control, a Windows Store apps control, a WPF control, REST Services, and Spatial Data Services. Use the information below as well as at MSDN to help determine which API bests suits your needs; Mapzen Search: An open source geocoder built with Elasticsearch. Pelias is an open-source geocoder built on Node.js and Elasticsearch It supports numerous open-data projects out of the box and also has robust support for custom data..

Bing Maps API and Mapzen Search can be categorized as "Mapping APIs" tools.

Mapzen Search is an open source tool with 1.69K GitHub stars and 146 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Mapzen Search's open source repository on GitHub.

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  1. I would like to input a spreadsheet with names and associated addresses into a map program to; pinpoint all of the locations on a map. How can I do that? On which map? Are there field size limitations? All help would be appreciated.

  2. There is a subdivision that is about one(1) mile by 3/4 mile in size. Is there a map program that would create the most efficient way to drive all of the streets in the subdivision without a lot of doubling back?

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You could use a low-code platform to read the spreadsheet and use them as input for the pin pointing. The most expert provider would HERE or TomTom for the best routing algoritmes. Input parameters would be dependent on the chosen provider.

I see your stack is mostly Google and I am not familiar with that. But we have implemented this through the M365 Teams/SharePoint, Excell, MS PowerPlatform, our WMS and Azure.

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What is Bing Maps API?

The Bing Maps platform provides multiple API options for your application including Web Control, a Windows Store apps control, a WPF control, REST Services, and Spatial Data Services. Use the information below as well as at MSDN to help determine which API bests suits your needs.

What is Mapzen Search?

Pelias is an open-source geocoder built on Node.js and Elasticsearch. It supports numerous open-data projects out of the box and also has robust support for custom data.

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