Map Tile API Developer's Guide

Version

This version resource handles requests for software version details.

The following URL shows the format of a version request and the table below explains each parameter.

https://{1-4}.base.maps.cit.api.here.com
/maptile/2.1/version
?app_id={YOUR_APP_ID}
&app_code={YOUR_APP_CODE}
&{param}={value}
Note: Metadata requests retrieve information specific to the base URLs they target. This information cannot be used in subsequent requests that use other base URLs. For example, to obtain a traffic map version, use metadata from the response to a request addressed to the Traffic Tiles base URL, but for a version of an aerial map, use metadata from the response to a request addressed to the Aerial Tiles base URL.

Mandatory Query Parameters

The following table lists the mandatory parameters that need to be specified with every request. Not specifying these parameters will make the system reject the request.

Table 1. Mandatory Query Parameters
Parameter Type Description
app_id String A URL-safe encoded string obtained during the application registration. See Acquiring Credentials for information on getting credentials.
app_code String A URL-safe encoded string obtained during the application registration. See Acquiring Credentials for information on getting credentials.

Note: Usage of token is accepted although is deprecated

Example

The following example shows a request addressed to the version resource.

https://{1-4}.base.maps.cit.api.here.com
/maptile/2.1/version
?app_id={YOUR_APP_ID}
&app_code={YOUR_APP_CODE}

The response contains information as shown in this example.

MRS: 2.1.36.0
MOS: 2.0.1.2676023561
Map: 8.30.53.109

Note that the first element is the version of the Map Tile API, while the second is the version of the underlying map rendering system. The third element shows the version of the map currently loaded. Please be aware that this is just an example and the version varies from release to release.

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