Display maps. Maps can be moved around using the mouse, zoomed and unzoomed using the mousewheel, have marker on them, be displayed in map or satellite form and in some cases provide information like traffic conditions and so on.
Markers are icons placed on the map. These markers can have an associated image, Title and description that appears in an info box, either permanently open or opens when the user hovers the mouse over the icon.
Geocoding is the process of taking a street address and turning it into a latitude / longitude position.
Reverse Geocoding is the process of taking a latitude / longitude position and turning it into a street address.
Given a number of waypoints, Route Optimization is the process or ordering the waypoints so that you can travel to each one in the least amount of time.
HERE: If using the HERE provider, note that this makes use of the Waypoints Sequence Extension.
Given a route (with one, or more destinations) this returns the directions needed to travel from one point to the next.
As the user type an address, the auto-complete suggests the rest of the address. This delivers not only reduced time to enter the address, but also corrects address formatting so that more consistent addresses are entered.
You can do a search on the map, looking for places of interest, specific businesses, restaurants and so on.