Category: Algorithm

Haversine vs Vincenty formula Which is the best

In traditional methods we calculate distance by assuming the earth as a sphere. But the truth is the Earth is neither perfect spherical nor ellipse hence calculating the distance on its surface is a challenging task. There are many algorithms that deal with the shortest distance problem. Each algorithm is related to a specific shape

When it comes to maps, Google is considered the undisputed market leader. But its pricing plans are driving a lot of businesses towards an Open Source Mapping option called “OpenStreetMap” (OSM for short). A mobile app business with a large customer base and using Google geocoding javascripts calls can quickly run into tens of thousands


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