Do you want to migrate to PTV xTour 1.16?

An updated version of PTV xTour Server 1.16 migration guide is available for download.

As PTV customer you have access to our migration guides describing how to migrate from PTV xTour Server 1.14 to 1.16 including data structure changes and information concerning the API in detail.

On the PTV Developer Zone customer area, enter your login data and access the “PTV xServer / Documents” area.

Howto create your own webservice clients for PTV xServers


Some time ago the PTV xServer development team was asked whether it was possible to create a web service client without our provided java clients and the bundled cxf framework.
The simple answer is: Yes! Those who would like to take the adventure and try it themselves should read on…

What you need for this

The prerequisites for this little sample are the following:

  • A JDK 6, or newer,
  • A Maven2 or Maven3 installation,
  • PTV xRoute Server (the sample runs with xRoute 1.16 but it should work with older versions too)

Create a Maven project

First of all we create a new directory and set up a Maven project file named pom.xmlRead more

PTV’s quantum jump – the new PTV xServer Cookbook


Dear all,

today, we are proudly announcing the new tutorial for PTV xServer

PTV xServer Cookbook (direct link or on Developer Zone)

which should be the entry for any developer. This html manual is divided in following sections:

  • Basic information: General technical documentation, programming topics and miscellaneous.
Read more

Installation and Configuration –
Updated documents available

We uploaded new documents to PTV Developer Zone:

  • Installation of x-digit Postcodes
  • POI data: Installation and Configuration
  • PTV xServer add-on Traffic Info Loader: Installation and Configuration

As registered customer go to the customer area, enter your login data and access the PTV xServer documents area.


PTV xServer add-onIf you want to learn more about the PTV xServer add-ons, visit the productworld.

The completely new way of discovering PTV xServers


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[Edit: 27.9.2012: Updated JSON API blog article]

(The following article refers to the Code Sample Browser on the 
Developer Zone website and was provided by Matthias David, developer 
Logistics Components Server. Thank you!)



With the code sample browser, PTV has created a new way of discovering PTV xServers.… Read more