[Interest] QML Map Provider MapQuest has disabled direct access

Marco Piccolino marco.a.piccolino at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 14:17:11 CEST 2016

You can have a look at the ArcGIS runtime for Qt, which supports a few
different map providers and is free for basic functionality like this:


However, it's got its own API which does not provide model/delegate support
as of version 10.26 (the new beta of Quartz should support it tho).


Marco Piccolino

> ---------- Messaggio inoltrato ----------
> From: "Adrian Jäkel" <aj at elane2k.com>
> To: interest at qt-project.org
> Cc:
> Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:22:49 +0200
> Subject: [Interest] QML Map Provider MapQuest has disabled direct access
> Hi,
> since Monday, July 11, 2016, the direct tile access to MapQuest legacy
> maps has been stopped. See [1].
> Is it correct that there are now no out of the box usable map provider
> plugins?
> MapQuest now offers a "free" plan for which you need to register. Has
> anyone tried to adapt the osm plugin to be usable with mapquest credentials?
> Since my company already pays for a google maps api licence it seems heavy
> unnecessary to also pay MapQuest if we exceed there 15.000
> transaction/month in the free plan. Has anyone tried to write a provider
> plugin for google maps or has anyone had any success in using the native
> Android MapView/MapFragment as well as iOS MapKit alongside QML in their
> App?
> Regards,
> Adrian Jäkel
> [1]
> http://devblog.mapquest.com/2016/06/15/modernization-of-mapquest-results-in-changes-to-open-tile-access/
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