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Understanding Fuzzy Search

Understanding Fuzzy Search

"Fuzzy search" is a feature of the TomTom Search API that expands the information returned to include not just exact results, but also useful results. “Fuzziness” is the default behavior of the TomTom Search API and it allows us to perform a...

Understanding Map Tile Grids and Zoom Levels

How do you take a round object and display it accurately on a flat surface? This is a question map makers and cartographers have been grappling with for centuries. And it remains an issue for mapping service makers as well. To provide quality mapping information you...
What is Routing?

What is Routing?

With location services you can retrieve your current location, the location of a place you are trying to find, and the turn-by-turn directions to get there. Providing directions between two or more locations is routing.   The TomTom Routing API enables a...

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