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Appcelerator Titanium Smartphone App Development Cookbook - Second Edition by Jason Kneen

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Chapter 3. Integrating Maps and GPS

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Adding a MapView to your application
  • Getting your current position using GeoLocation
  • Converting addresses into latitude and longitude locations
  • Adding annotations to your MapView
  • Customizing annotations and adding events to your MapView
  • Drawing routes on your MapView
  • Monitoring your heading using the device compass

Introduction

Applications that utilize maps and location-based technology are second only to games and entertainment in sheer numbers of users and downloads on the iTunes store. This popularity with consumers is no surprise, considering the multitude of uses we have found for them so far. From apps that help us navigate by car and on foot, to being able ...

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