[Interest] QML Map Provider MapQuest has disabled direct access

Samuel Gaist samuel.gaist at edeltech.ch
Sat Jul 16 22:36:10 CEST 2016

On 13 juil. 2016, at 11:22, Adrian Jäkel <aj at elane2k.com> wrote:

> 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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There's a forum member that created a Google Map backend available on Github


Note: I haven't tested it.

I've suggested him to submit it for review but I don't know if he did.

Hope it helps

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