This NodeJS SDK is CLI utilities for the Mapbox Data API and includes; get-dataset, get-feature, create-datasets, create-data and more. Mapbox web services allow for programmatic access to Mapbox tools and services that retrieve account information, upload and change resources, with access to core Mapbox tools, like geocoding and directions. Mapbox is an open source mapping platform for developers.
Want to track your pizza’s progress in real-time? Now you can with Pusher’s real-time APIs and Google Maps. In this tutorial, the guys over at the Pusher blog show you how to build your own food delivery-tracking web app hosted on Heroku.
Largely in response to learnings from terrorism-related events, there's a new protocol for first responders that involves their entry into buildings before they're fully cleared of any danger. Commanding a situation like that requires GPS-like 3D indoor mapping technology where no GPS exists.
It has been a long spell of “Operation Product Cleanup” at Google. Some of the high profile announcements like shutting down of the Google Translate API and the outrage have seen it being reframed as a paid version. Others, like Google Maps Flash, were not so lucky in the most recent round of API euthanasia.