Title Geolocation in iOS
Edition 1st
Year 2012
Author Alasdair Allan
ISBN 1449308449, 9781449308445
Abstract Take advantage of iPhone and iPad sensors and advanced geolocation technologies to build state-of-the-art location applications. In this concise hands-on guide, author Alasdair Allan ("Learning iOS Programming") takes you deep inside Apple's Core Location framework, Map Kit, and other iOS tools, using illustrative examples and sample Objective-C code. Learn how to build location-aware apps for both iPhones and iPads, using code that detects hardware features and then adjusts your app's behavior. If you're a programmer with iOS experience, or a Mac developer familiar with Objective-C, this book helps you get off to a solid start in location-based app development. You'll learn about: Core Location: Understand the significant-change location service and geo-fencing capabilities Map Kit: Embed maps into your application's views Magnetometer: Use the on-board sensor as a digital compass Geocoding capabilities: Translate geographic coordinates into place names, and vice versa Heat maps: Get a code walkthrough for displaying these maps on top of a standard MapKit view Third-party SDKs: Add unique geo-location capabilities to your app from SkyHook Wireless, MapBox, and other providers
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