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GraphHopper Routing Engine 0.8 Released

We are proud to release version 0.8 of our open source GraphHopper routing engine! Here is the polished snap-to-road feature in two screenshots: A big thanks goes to all of our contributors and translators! To become a contributor see our contributing guidelines and e.g. the good first issues. Read here to see how to become […]

The daily bug hunt

Yesterday we got a support request that a certain route request fails and just says ‘route not found’. We wanted to quickly reply that the open source routing engine has an option where you can reduce to a sufficient minimum, but as it turned out he meant the hosted GraphHopper Routing API where we already […]

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 […]

Simple Route Optimization integrated in the GraphHopper Routing API

Since several months we’ve been working on our new Route Optimization API, which is a powerful API for your problems in logistics and similar areas. It includes time windows, capacity restrictions and much more features. It’ll be announced soon on its own! Last week we had an idea: we wanted to make the integration of […]

Map Matching use cases, or why an Open Source and Open Data alternative is superior to the Google Maps Roads API

A map matching software makes your recorded GPS points ‘snap’ to some digital road network. E.g. the open source map matching component from GraphHopper is a highly customizable solution also available as SaaS. The following picture illustrates this map matching process from recorded data (blue) to matching data (green): But why is this ‘snap to […]