Openstreetmap is a good alternative for existing Mapping plugins or api's. It's an userfriendly though pretty accurate map.
Openstreetmap is licensed under Creative Commons. Show your database results depending on LAT/LON with markers and extra info.
A cool and very usefull gadget for on your website.
I used this tutorial and it worked great. It was usable virutally as-is from the tutorial, took error processing into consideration, generation of a random password to be assigned by ColdFusion and sent by e-mail to the subscriber, adding the user's email address and password into a subscriber database on the server. Very good.
Philip Coffmann, 03/12/2003