Integrating MapTiler Cloud with Tableau Desktop

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JLegare

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Sep 4, 2018, 12:48:26 PM9/4/18
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Hi all, my company is looking to move away from mapbox to MapTiler, I've been working with my Tableau account manager they they were unable to find a successful use case of making this product work with Tableau, however I don't currently see any reason why not.

Tableau uses custom mapping with a tms file, in simple configs I've been able to get it to work like such
<mapsource inline="true" version="8.2">
 
<connection api-version="2" class="OpenStreetMap" indicator-server='http://services.arcgisonline.com' layer-separator="," max-stretch="1.2" min-shrink="0.667" offline="" port="80" server='http://services.arcgisonline.com' url-format='/ArcGIS/rest/services/World_Topo_Map/MapServer/tile/{Z}/{Y}/{X}'/>

But have not successfully been able to connect to map tiler cloud:
<mapsource inline="true" version="8.1">
<connection api-version="1.0.0" class="OpenStreetMap" port="80" server="https://maps.tilehosting.com" url-format="{z}/{x}/{y}.png?key={K}" username="*keygoeshere*" />
<layers>


Has anyone had any experience getting this service to work for Tableau desktop?

Thanks!

MapTiler

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Sep 5, 2018, 3:52:34 AM9/5/18
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Hi Jonathan,

thank you very much for your interest in our company and our products!

I have asked our developers for the tips for you. As soon as I hear from them I'll let you know.

Have a nice day.

Best Regards,

Eliska 
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Twitter: @klokantech


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tom.ar...@maptiler.com

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Jul 15, 2022, 11:02:09 AMJul 15
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Hi Jonathan,

Getting MapTiler maps into Tableau is now very simple since we added a Download TMS button to each map in your account, even the customized ones.  We have also added this functionality to MapTiler Server, so you can do the same with self-hosted maps as well.

There are a couple of "how-to" guides you may find useful:
Kind regards,

Tom

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