According to its home page:
Weighing just about 33 KB of JS, it has all the mapping features most developers ever need.
Leaflet is designed with simplicity, performance and usability in mind. It works efficiently across all major desktop and mobile platforms, can be extended with lots of plugins, has a beautiful, easy to use and well-documented API and a simple, readable source code that is a joy to contribute to.
- Safari 5+
- Opera 12+
- IE 9–11
- Safari for iOS 7+
- Chrome for mobile
- Firefox for mobile
- IE10+ for Win8 devices
There are now two packages for using leaflet from within the r language for data analysis and visualization. You can also use leaflet from within r using the leaflet package at https://rstudio.github.io/leaflet/ . Additionally, You can read the documentation on another package r-leaflet at http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/leafletR/leafletR.pdf
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