The HERE platform comes with Services, APIs, and SDKs in various programming languages and platforms including REST APIs, Web, and Mobile SDKs. In this blog post, we will cover HERE Data SDK in various programming languages and HERE SDK (Lite, Explore and Navigate Edition) for iOS, Android and Flutter. If you are new to the HERE platform, please check out the previous blog posts on this series:
In the previous blog, we discussed that there are two pricing plans on the HERE platform: the Limited plan and the Base plan. You need to have the Base plan to access HERE Data SDK and the HERE SDK. In order to upgrade from the Limited plan to the Base plan, all you need to do is add payment information on the HERE platform account. The Base plan is pay-as-you-grow pricing for all HERE Location Services requests, meaning users will not be charged unless they exceed the free tier of any Platform Resource.
HERE Data SDK provides an interface to access the HERE platform. It is intended to save your time and effort using the HERE REST APIs. It provides a set of stable APIs that simplify complex platform operations and keep up to date with the latest HERE REST API changes. It is a modern, lightweight, and modular SDK with minimal dependencies targeted toward a wide range of hardware platforms from embedded devices to desktops.
This SDK lets you:
Additionally, the Data SDK includes classes for working with geospatial tiling schemes that are used by most platform catalog layers.
The Data SDK comes in various programming languages:
The HERE SDK product family includes the HERE SDK for Android, the HERE SDK for iOS, and the HERE SDK for Flutter which allows cross-platform development for iOS and Android from a single codebase. It enables you to build powerful map applications. Bundled along with it are many HERE assets, available on iOS, Android, and Flutter for customers to integrate with their own apps. It consumes data from the HERE platform incorporating microservices and highly modularized components. Check out these HERE SDK Examples for Android, iOS and Flutter.
Why use the HERE SDK family?
We have made the HERE SDK available in three different editions:
The HERE platform comes with Services, APIs, and SDKs in various programming languages and platforms including REST APIs, Web, and Mobile SDKs. You need to have the Base plan to access HERE Data SDK and the HERE SDK, by simply add payment information when you sign up on the HERE platform. Feel free to leave a comment or reach us on Twitter at @heredev, we are excited to see what you are building with the HERE platform!
Why sign up: