HERE Map Tile v2 Developer's Guide

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This section outlines how to quickly get started using the HERE Map Tile v2 on https://developer.here.com.
  1. Get a HERE Account
  2. Register your App
  3. Get an API Key
  4. Send a Request
Note: This section provides information on the minimum setup required to quickly begin using the HERE Map Tile v2. For more detailed information on HERE account setup, app registration, and authentication, see the Identity & Access Management Developer Guide.

Get a HERE Account

If you are an individual developer who has signed up for one of the plans listed on our Developer plans page on developer.here.com, you received a HERE account ID when you signed up. You can use your HERE account to log in to developer.here.com to create applications. Applications (uniquely identified by an app ID) enable development with HERE products and services.

Register Your App

To register your app, follow these steps:
  1. Sign in to developer.here.com.
  2. Click your name, select Projects, and then choose your project from the list. Your project details and available application credentials are then displayed.
  3. Click Create API key to generate a maximum of two API keys for your application. The API key is created and displayed.

Get an API Key

To get an API key, follow these steps:
  1. Sign in to developer.here.com.
  2. Click your name, select Projects, and then choose your project from the list. Your project details and available application credentials are then displayed.
  3. Click Create API key to generate a maximum of two API keys for your application. The API key is created and displayed.

Send a Request

This is a simple example to demonstrate how to send a request. To obtain the most up-to-date daytime basemap tile image that includes a location in Berlin , identified by column=4400 and row=2686 and , send the following GET request. The tile's resolution is 256x256 pixels and the format is PNG8.

https://1.base.maps.ls.hereapi.com/maptile/2.1/maptile/newest/normal.day/13/4400/2686/256/png8
        ?apiKey={YOUR_API_KEY}
Note: This example uses a HERE API Key to authenticate your request. For the available authentication options, see the Identity & Access Management Developer Guide.
The response is a tile of a location in Berlin, Germany .
Figure 1. Basemap image of a location in Berlin, Germany
Note: The HERE Map Tile v2 uses different base URLs for different types of map tiles. For more information on which base URLS you should use, see Table 1.