GraphHopper Blog

Motorcycle, Mountain Bike and more on GraphHopper Maps

From now on our route planner GraphHopper Maps allows not only foot, car and bike routing, we’ve also added motorcycle, mountain bike and racing bike: This means all other applications using our Directions API are now able to use more vehicle types as well and offer their users a more specific routing experience and a […]

GraphHopper and jsprit join forces

We are happy to announce that Stefan from jsprit will join forces with GraphHopper and together we’ll not only create a flexible and fast routing engine with optimization features in our Directions API but also push forward the business with GraphHopper in general – stay tuned 🙂 ! Open Source Projects What does this mean […]

GraphHopper won a price from founder challenge ‘IKT INNOVATIV’

English version below Heute haben wir, Stefan Schröder and Peter Karich, einen der 5 Hauptpreise des Gründerwettbewerbs IKT Innovativ gewonnen der auf der IFA verliehen wurde. Ãœber 200 Ideenskizzen wurden eingereicht und wir sind hoch erfreut, dass die Jury sich u.a. auch für uns entschieden hat. In der Presse wurde darüber wie folgt berichtet: Offizielle […]

Analysis of unexpected GraphHopper Directions API downtime

Today we had a downtime from 10:30 to 11:15 due to database issues, which was caused by wrong file access properties applied at the wrong directory. We apologize for this! Reason Such access limitations are normally not a big issue as our API can still work with a read only database and access can be […]

Releasing GraphHopper 0.5

Today we are proud to release version 0.5 of our open source road routing engine GraphHopper. Try it out on GraphHopper Maps: We’ve improved the GraphHopper core and the GraphHopper Directions API which now includes route optimization. Download now via maven snippet or zip package. A big thanks for this 0.5 release goes again to […]

GraphHopper’s new Route Optimization Editor

We recently made a few improvements to the GraphHopper Directions API directly visible to our users. That is firstly a simple UI for statistics of your credit usage and, secondly, a new route optimization editor, which lets you define vehicles, vehicle types and services as well as shipments in JSON and review the response directly […]