Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 2:41 PM
...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.