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MapQuest API

MapQuest Platform Services provides businesses and developers with an industry-leading platform that includes the developer tools, resources, and industry expertise for building rich, engaging online mapping solutions for wireless, web, and desktop applications.

Several APIs and Web Services are available. APIs include JavaScript, Flash, Mobile Flash, Android, and iOS. Web Services, which can be accessed from a variety of environments, include Directions, Geocoding, Search, Static Maps, Long URL, and Traffic.

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MapQuest: Highlights

Summary
Online mapping service
Category
Mapping
Tags
Protocols
JavaScript, REST
Data Formats
KML, GeoRSS, JSON, XML
API home
http://developer.mapquest.com 
This is 1 of
33 APIs by AOL

MapQuest: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Developer ID required  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
Available, but not required to use the API  
Provider
www.mapquest.com  
Company
AOL  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
Community and Enterprise Editions Available  
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
 
Terms of Service
API Terms of Service 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
No 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
JavaScript, Actionscript, Android 
Community API Kits
Mapnik Style Files 
API Blog
MapQuest Developer Blog 
Site Blog
MapQuest Blog 
API Forum
MapQuest Forums 
Developer Support
MapQuest Developer Network Support 
Console URL
 

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Developers using MapQuest[ Add me ]

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Comments 

February 04, 2008
at 08:10
Comment by: Map Quest API User

I'm using it on my site for generic driving directions. At the time I designed this page, only Mapquest provided API with driving directions, and I'm happy with them so far :)

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