Mapzen Android SDK

The Mapzen Android SDK is a thin wrapper that packages up everything you need to use Mapzen services in your Android applications. It also simplifies setup, installation, API key management and generally makes your life better.

Mapzen Places API

The Mapzen Places API is a drop in replacement for the Google Places API. It provides UI and data components to make interaction between search and maps extremely easy to integrate into your application.

Greater than the sum of their parts

Together, these two libraries include map rendering, search/geocoding, turn-by-turn directions, and location tracking. They are built using the following standalone libraries and services from Mapzen:

  • Tangram ES Our 2D and 3D map renderer using OpenGL ES
  • Pelias Android SDK Mapzen Search client and custom SearchView extension
  • On the Road Mapzen Turn-by-Turn client and navigation utilities
  • Lost Our drop-in replacement for Google Play services Location APIs

Find out more

Check out the rest of the documentation for how to get started or you can cruise around the source code on GitHub.