Learn how to harness the power of location technology with Foursquare’s Developer docs

Leverage our technical documentation, developer tools and more to up your location game.


Find everything you need to take advantage of our data sets with Places API point of interest data and Visits real-time consumer behavior data.

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Access global POI data and rich contextual attributes.

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Better business decisions based on real-world behavior.


We’ve built location intelligence tools to create timely, context-driven app experiences that drive engagement and revenue.

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Surface contextually-relevant info based on user location in real-time.

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Movement SDK

Build powerful location-aware app experiences.

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Studio Map SDK

Build advanced custom geospatial applications.

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Studio Data SDK

Manage your organization’s geospatial data in the cloud.

Developer Console

Developer Console

Understand usage, configure product settings, set up billing, and more.

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An intuitive user experience that makes complex geospatial data science easy.

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Set Up Your FSQ Developer Console

Set Up Your FSQ Developer Console

Put the most trusted, independent location data and technology platform to work for your business.

Get Started with the Places API

Get Started with the Places API

New to the Foursquare Places API? Not to worry, we’ve got you covered. In just a few simple steps, you’ll be up and running with your first API call in no time!

Get Started with Unfolded Studio

Get Started with Foursquare Studio

Using Foursquare Studio, you can create powerful geospatial visualizations that you can share with the world.

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API Demos

View working web experiences leveraging our most popular API endpoints, including code samples.

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Geospatial Data Catalog

Explore a growing list of geospatial datasets provided by Foursquare Studio and our partners.

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API Explorer

View working code examples and make authenticated API requests with full responses.

Explore API

Studio Map Community

Interact with a wide array of Studio Maps created by Studio engineers and other community members. 

Explore Maps

API Status

Real-time info on the uptime and status of the Foursquare Developer Console and our API endpoints.

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Studio Map Playground

Explore the Studio Map SDK in an interactive sandbox before implementing any code.

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