The Flexibility of GraphHopper

I often hear some misconceptions about the flexibility of GraphHopper. In this post I speak about GraphHopper core. Power Mode GraphHopper is designed to be fast and flexible. For example you can route through entire Germany in about 1 second on average without any speed-up method, I’ll call this ‘power mode’. You have to keep … Continue reading

Languator: Language Detection for Local Queries

When you have an address lookup service like photon you need language detection for the short local queries like “Berlin Alexanderplatz” to e.g. apply a specific analysis chain. Of course German language is rather simple, but detecting if it is French or Italian etc is much more complex. I tried the language-detection from google code. And … Continue reading

GraphHopper News: Article in Java Magazine and FOSDEM 2014

Today the new Java Magazine from Oracle was published. You’ll need to register to view it or download one of the apps (Android, iOS). In this latest magazine my article about GraphHopper was published. It is about how I solved some big (data) problems in Java as well as some OpenStreetMap things to know and … Continue reading