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Its a combination of news and map, such that it relates a location to its news and also a news to its related location. It surely is a new way to keep yourself updated with a particular locations...
Mapeas enables users to browse video news by location on a world wide map, so they can read them easier and faster. Mapeas has no unnecessary menus and doesn't ask for user registration. From a...
Fun YQL hack to display images from The Big Picture on a map.
These days it might be hard to remember that the Yahoo Maps API was ever second fiddle to the Google Maps API. These days, it barely picks up its fiddle. And in less than two weeks, Yahoo will lift its once-mighty mapping API above its head and bang the fiddle repeatedly into the stage like Pete Townshend. The remnants, barely held together with strings and the crumpled instrument neck, will then go in some dumpster in Sunnyvale. It's okay, after all, because Nokia's Ovi Maps API will be a fine replacement. It's only the nostalgic, like me, who'll have any problem with seeing the Yahoo name disappear.
You may remember our earlier post on Yahoo Placemaker, a new 'geo-enrichment' platform that includes an API (our Placemaker API Profile) that can be used to make applications and data sets location-aware by determining the 'whereness' of unstructured content. Now, Yahoo developer evangelist Christian Heilmann has released GeoMaker, a new app that makes it dead simple to use the Placemaker API with any web site.
||The Mapbox Directions API will show you how to get where you're going. With the Directions API, you can: calculate optimal driving, walking, and cycling routes, produce turn-by-turn instructions and...||Mapping||03.01.2017|
Mapbox Map Matching
||The Mapbox Map Matching API snaps fuzzy, inaccurate traces from a GPS unit or a phone to the OpenStreetMap road and path network using the Directions API. This produces clean paths that can be...||Mapping||02.28.2017|
||The Mapbox Distance API returns all travel times between many points. It allows you to build tools that efficiently check the reachability of coordinates from each other, filter points by travel time...||Mapping||02.28.2017|
||The Mapbox Geocoding API does two things: geocoding and reverse geocoding. Geocoding lets you convert location text into geographic coordinates. Reverse geocoding turns geographic coordinates into...||Mapping||02.28.2017|
||This API grants access to Mapbox resources on behalf of a user. All accounts have a public token by default. Additional tokens can be created to grant additional, or more limited, privileges....||Mapping||02.28.2017|