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I want to load OSM with custom data for certain locations. This need to be done just for a demo where user should be able to see all the merchants(Which I need to enter into the map) near to his current location. Please let me know how to start working on this as I need to develop an app in android to achieve this?

asked 17 Nov '12, 11:25

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@SomeoneElse: Thanks for your reply.. I did go through some of the FAQs related to Android, but still I didn't get full clarity on how to implement my requirements.

In fact, my aim is not to just display a map, but I want to add many features to that map, such as option to adding information about restaurants, shops etc. in different areas. After adding some initial list of restaurants, any user who is in a nearby location should be able to see those restaurant details in the map. So I would like to know if there are API supports already available to achieve these kind of features in android (I was looking into osmDroid !!).

(17 Nov '12, 15:15) S K

If you have a look at previous questions tagged "Android" you'll get a number of suggestions. If you're just looking for a quick-and-dirty demo that shows that the data is there then perhaps a web-based map showing POIs over map tiles (perhaps using Leaflet or Openlayers) would do?

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answered 17 Nov '12, 13:09

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