MapBox is a suite of open source mapping tools. The MapBox iOS SDK can be used to create interactive map-driven applications for iOS devices. It also allows users to host their maps so that they can be embedded on webpages and shared with a wider audience. All maps created using MapBox are compatible with Android and iOS devices.
This is the third part of our series How to Add Postcode-Based Proximity Search With Open Data. To find a nearby business, you need to know: nearby what? In this article we show you how to implement the common application of nearest locations to a postcode provided by a user.
There's a new way to get thousands of local points of interest into your web maps: the CloudMade Data Market Place. There's a fee for using the data, but otherwise it's as easy as the standard CloudMade API (our CloudMade API profile). For a few hundred dollars per year, you can add any restaurant in the U.S., hospitals in the UK to your map, or one of about 80 datasets.