The Geocode Node.js library by Nicolas Chaulet can geocode and reverse geocode with the providers of Google Geocoding, FreegeoipGeocoder, DataScienceToolkitGeocoder, OpenStreetMapGeocoder, MapQuestGeocoder, Open MapQuestGeocoder, ArcGis Online Geocoding, TomTomGeocoder, OpenCage Geocoder, Smarty street geocoder, and Geocodio.
MapQuest is inviting developers to take its MapQuest Static Map v5 API for a spin while in beta testing. The refreshed API has a handful of new features that should appeal to developers who rely on MapQuest's mapping tools. The beta is being offered for free through the end of 2016.
The maps mashup landscape changed forever yesterday with Google's announcement of My Maps, a new service which allows non-programmers to easily create maps mashups. With tens of thousands of maps mashups out there already this of course quickly lead to a tremendous increase.
Maps are powerful tools that can be used in a variety of situations, from visualizing where customers live, to defining sales territories, to plotting crime patterns in neighborhoods. The first step in creating a map is to convert street addresses to latitude and longitude coordinates through a