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Examples For Customizable Routing

In a previous post we described how to get started with customizable routing of the open source GraphHopper Routing Engine version 1.0. Today we’ll describe actual custom profiles by real world examples. Update: this post was updated on 21th March 2021 to use the current development version 3.0 that contains major improvements to the format […]

GraphHopper Routing Engine 1.0 Released

Today, after more than 8 years of work, we are releasing version 1.0 of the open source GraphHopper routing engine. GraphHopper calculates optimal routes in road networks (for example taken from OpenStreetMap) for many different vehicle types and finds the ideal itinerary when using public transit. It is released under the Apache License 2.0 and […]

Get Started With Customizable Routing

The upcoming version 1.0 of the GraphHopper routing engine has a new customizable routing feature. Disclaimer: custom profiles are an alpha feature in version 1.0 and 2.0. Using them will work, but the format has significantly changed in 3.0. Also this feature will strongly benefit from your feedback, so do not hesitate with sharing your […]

Experiments with GraalVM native images (2/2)

The previous blog post was about the “normal way” of using GraalVM native images. In this blog post I use it to run Java code on Android without the usual limitations of “Android Java”. I.e. the Java code can be JDK 11 and include arbitrary libraries which is usually not possible when using Dalvik or […]

Experiments with GraalVM native images (1/2)

This blog post is about the experience I made when compiling the GraphHopper routing engine to a native executable using GraalVM. The GraphHopper routing engine is an open source project that uses the road network from OpenStreetMap and is able to calculate routes from A to B very fast and offers other features like isochrone […]

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Birthday and Stars

Today the GraphHopper routing engine turned 8 years. It has now over 2500 stars at GitHub and together we pushed over 4300 commits with contributions from over 80 contributors – thanks a lot! See here for the first commits and read the blog post about the new release 1.0. Additionally we invested into our other […]