MapQuest API

MapQuest
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.
Specs
Mapping
Viewer
KML, JSON, XML, REST
GeoRSS, JavaScript
No
JavaScript, Actionscript, Android Mapnik Style Files
DevNetFeedback@mapquest.com
API Key
Followers (76)
Developers (8)
API Mashups (11)
  • World Citizen News gets you: + the Twitter buzz for cities around the world based on Twitter Trends + weather forecast, local time...
  • Traffic Amigo provides early warning of traffic accidents and delays. Customers receive traffic alerts via SMS.
  • A Flash-based interactive map built using the MapQuest API. Hotels, activities, and package deals are shown among other POIs to help Travelocity users explore, plan, and experience their destination.
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Source Code
Title Description
MapQuest API: Location Plotting, Centering & Automatic Zooming using PHP and jQuery MapQuest API: Location Plotting, Centering & Automatic Zooming using PHP and jQuery
Use the MapQuest API to create a map that can automatically plot locations specified in a text field, calculate center point and select best zoom factor.
Creating a Custom ASP.NET Control for MapQuest API Creating a Custom ASP.NET Control for MapQuest API
How to create an ASP.NET custom control which displays a map just based on an origin and a destination.
MapQuest Overlays MapQuest Overlays
Overlay a polygon on a MapQuest map using an ATOM feed and GML (Geography Markup Language) encoding.
Getting Started with the MapQuest Open API Getting Started with the MapQuest Open API
Brief introduction to MapQuest API at Designorati: Cartography by Samuel John Klein.

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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 :)

World Citizen News World Citizen News
World Citizen News gets you: + the Twitter buzz for cities around the world based on Twitter Trends + weather forecast, local time & map for popular cities around the world + images for selected location from flickr + news based on the trending Twitter topics
Traffic Amigo Traffic Amigo
Traffic Amigo provides early warning of traffic accidents and delays. Customers receive traffic alerts via SMS.
Travelocity ExperienceFinder Travelocity ExperienceFinder
Deprecated
A Flash-based interactive map built using the MapQuest API. Hotels, activities, and package deals are shown among other POIs to help Travelocity users explore, plan, and experience their destination.
Maps Shown To Me Maps Shown To Me
Deprecated
Displaying open data from major Canadian cities (ottawa/vancouver/toronto etc.) on a map.
Are You Safe San Francisco Are You Safe San Francisco
A Geiger counter for crime - a mobile app that combines hyperlocal census/crime data with the users' current or entered location to provide a "safety reading". Crime statistics for the 2 block radius around the location used.
Geopointe Geopointe
Geopointe integrates Force.com with Google Maps and MapQuest. Geopointe is the premier Force.com geo/mapping solution providing numerous ways for end-users, administrators and developers to take advantage of geo data and maps.
Flex Hotel Search Flex Hotel Search
Search hotels by city, check-in dates, number of guests, number of rooms, and stars. Get the results plotted on a map. Mashes-up the Kayak Travel Search API the Ribbit API and the Mapquest API.
Gas Price Map With BioDiesel Gas Price Map With BioDiesel
Find the lowest gas prices near you. Includes BioDiesel and E85 stations.
oobgolf oobgolf
Sophisticated golf course finder. Search by location and other criteria. Detailed map and data display.
Arrowpointe Maps Arrowpointe Maps
Arrowpointe Maps is an on-demand application that facilitates a conversation between Salesforce.com and MapQuest. This application has been superseded by Geopointe. Look for Geopointe here on Programmable Web.
Mapzierge.com Mapzierge.com
Deprecated
A maps and events mashup using the MapQuest and EVDB APIs. Enter a location to get a map of the area and then find local events.