MapstractionAPI Sandbox: For Trying Out Multiple Providers – O’Reilly Radar
Websites depend on their mapping providers (like Google or Yahoo). However the API calls are proprietary so the sites are unable to easily switch between providers. Mapstraction provides a very easy way to do that if a provider was down or the TOS changed. Mapstraction is in use by several companies including Reuters and Swivel. If you’re not sure if Mapstraction will work for you check their Features page.
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