Alternative to Google maps API

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Manuel18
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Joined: 12 Feb 2019, 01:15
Hello everybody.

Since Google maps API key got an expensive cost than i can't afford. I figure out a solution to this.

Mapbox
Mapbox provide not just a vector street map also an satellital images.
www.Mapbox.com

1.- Register and obtain your API KEY.

2.- Once obtained your API KEY, open settings.txt and alter (imageMapsURL) line with the following code:

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imageMapsUrl = http://api.mapbox.com/v4/mapbox.satellite/{lon},{lat},{zoom}/{res}x{res}.png?access_token=INSERT_YOUR_API_KEY_HERE
This is a example on use...

Image

Regards.
Manuel
Last edited by Manuel18 on 12 Feb 2019, 23:15, edited 1 time in total.

xavivilla
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Joined: 16 Jan 2019, 19:14
Thank you very much for the Google alternative

To make it easier to see the code to enter in settings.txt

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imageMapsUrl = http://api.mapbox.com/v4/mapbox.satellite/{lon},{lat},{zoom}/{res}x{res}.png?access_token=INSERT_YOUR_API_KEY_HERE
I apologize for my English of translator

hannes44
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Joined: 27 Jan 2019, 14:23
Thank you, that helps!

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Goku
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Thanks. That is an awesome help for route builders.

kiwikid
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Joined: 16 Jan 2019, 17:33
That's brilliant, thanks a lot.
Mike

OldVern
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Joined: 18 Feb 2019, 21:19
Nice find, Manuel.

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VAPOR3D
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Joined: 31 May 2020, 02:30
Hey,

I can't get this to work. What is the format of the data to be entered between the brackets of {lon},{lat},{zoom}/{res}x{res}?

Thanks.

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VAPOR3D
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Joined: 31 May 2020, 02:30
Well, I've learned how it works, thanks anyway!

a408814361
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Joined: 17 Nov 2020, 06:06
Can you tall me how to work ? thankyou.

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Switch Tender
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Joined: 17 Jan 2019, 01:58
The first post in this thread is pretty self explanatory.
What part of it are you having problems with?

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