Google Maps vs Leaflet vs LocationIQ

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Google Maps

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Leaflet

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LocationIQ

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Pros of Google Maps
Pros of Leaflet
Pros of LocationIQ
  • 250
    Free
  • 136
    Address input through maps api
  • 81
    Sharable Directions
  • 46
    Google Earth
  • 45
    Unique
  • 3
    Custom maps designing
  • 30
    Light weight
  • 23
    Free
  • 12
    Evolutive via plugins
  • 9
    Strong community
  • 8
    OpenStreetMap
  • 5
    Easy API
  • 5
    Choice of map providers
  • 3
    Alternative to Google Maps
  • 2
    Geocoding

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Cons of Google Maps
Cons of Leaflet
Cons of LocationIQ
  • 3
    Google Attributions and logo
  • 1
    Only map allowed alongside google place autocomplete
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      What is 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.

      What is 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.

      What is LocationIQ?

      Free and Fast Geocoding Service

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        What are some alternatives to Google Maps, Leaflet, and LocationIQ?
        Mapbox
        We make it possible to pin travel spots on Pinterest, find restaurants on Foursquare, and visualize data on GitHub.
        OpenStreetMap
        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.
        TomTom
        It is the leading independent location technology specialist, shaping mobility with highly accurate maps, navigation, real-time traffic info and services.
        OpenLayers
        An opensource javascript library to load, display and render maps from multiple sources on web pages.
        Java Persistence API
        It is a Java application programming interface specification that describes the management of relational data in applications using Java Platform, Standard Edition and Java Platform, Enterprise Edition.It provides a POJO persistence model for object-relational mapping.
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