Thursday, February 21, 2008
...just take the case of our new Static Maps API. Unlike our other APIs, which embed an interactive map in your web pages, the Static Maps API embeds a static snapshot. The snapshot map loads fast, making it ideal for content-heavy and multimedia-rich pages.
This new API is perfect for putting together maps like "Best sushi restaurants in Portland," "Tallest buildings in Chicago," or a simple storefinder like “Bob's Organic Market," or creating a map to send as an email attachment that shows where events for your wedding are taking place.
To find out more, check out our developer's guide.