mapbox-gl-js VS cesium

Compare mapbox-gl-js vs cesium and see what are their differences.

mapbox-gl-js

Interactive, thoroughly customizable maps in the browser, powered by vector tiles and WebGL (by mapbox)

cesium

An open-source JavaScript library for world-class 3D globes and maps :earth_americas: [Moved to: https://github.com/CesiumGS/cesium] (by AnalyticalGraphicsInc)
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mapbox-gl-js cesium
7 1
8,236 6,577
3.1% -
9.4 9.4
6 days ago 12 months ago
JavaScript JavaScript
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later Apache License 2.0
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mapbox-gl-js

Posts with mentions or reviews of mapbox-gl-js. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-13.

cesium

Posts with mentions or reviews of cesium. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2020-09-06.
  • Top Javascript Maps API and Libraries
    9 projects | dev.to | 6 Sep 2020
    Web-site: https://cesiumjs.org/ GitHub stars: 5.8k, https://github.com/AnalyticalGraphicsInc/cesium Pricing: Free Map Data Source: Cesium Dependencies: None License: Apache License 2.0 Category: Library Examples: https://cesiumjs.org/demos/

What are some alternatives?

When comparing mapbox-gl-js and cesium you can also consider the following projects:

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OpenLayers3 - OpenLayers

tangram - WebGL map rendering engine for creative cartography

maplibre-gl-js - The open-source fork of Mapbox GL JS: Interactive maps in the browser, powered by vector tiles and WebGL.

mapbox-gl-draw - Draw tools for mapbox-gl-js

rust-starter - Rust Starter Project

electron-browser-shell - A minimal, tabbed web browser with support for Chrome extensions—built on Electron.

pg-mem - An in memory postgres DB instance for your unit tests

martin - Blazing fast and lightweight PostGIS vector tiles server

h3 - Hexagonal hierarchical geospatial indexing system

maps - A Mapbox GL react native module for creating custom maps