What are the alternative vector tiles pipeline tools (producing -> rendering) to mapbox-gl as it is no longer open-source starting from its version 2.0.0?


Source: https://github.com/mapbox/mapbox-gl-js/blob/main/CHANGELOG.md#200


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MapLibre GL JS seems a serious fork currently.



There are two open source forks of Mapbox GL libraries:


OpenMapTiles comes to my mind, although it's questionable if one really wants to run the whole "producing" pipeline oneself as it is quite time and resource consuming.

MapBox GL JS was mostly for the rendering part, and there are alternatives:

OpenLayers also supports rendering vector tiles, an example is available here, with more examples available (search for "Vector").

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