This document describes the main features and characteristics of the Places (Search) API component within the HERE Platform. Specifically, it describes the entry points, main elements, critical resources and other key aspects of the RESTful version of the Places (Search) API.
This document is intended for API users with beginner to expert levels of knowledge and experience with APIs . As such, the document contains in depth descriptions of the main entrypoints via headers, their elements, and the responses for each in the JSON open standard. In addition, this document explores the functions of common use cases, and exceptional or important use cases.
For more introductory information about the Places (Search) API component, and the HERE Platform in general, please see the HERE Platform White Paper. For more advanced level instruction and documentation for developers of all HERE components, please see the resources at https://developer.here.com.