Why OS Maps Are Preferred When Planning Applications

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This means you can add this reference to your database without any problem. In addition, these maps are built on layers, so you can choose whether to display all of them, only the post codes or the transport routes. Since mobile users have a very limited screen to show real estate, it may be better to keep things as simple as possible, and show them only the most relevant information that would enable them to use your app. OS maps are perfect for most types of applications because they allow postcode search. This is something very few map producers can offer, being therefore one of the strongest assets of OS maps, and one of the main reasons why developers prefer them.