Map Kit Recipes
The Map Kit framework is an incredibly powerful and useful toolkit that adds immense functionality to the location services that " devices offer. The framework's key focus is the ability to place a user-interactive map in an application, with countless other features expanding functionality, allowing for a nearly entirely customizable mapping interface. iOS 5 has continued to improve the capabilities of Map Kit, improving developer capability and making map-based applications increasingly dynamic and useful.
For all projects in this chapter, as in all other chapters, make sure that ARC (Automatic Reference Counting) is enabled.
Recipe 5–1: Showing a Map with the Device's Location
The core foundation of any Map Kit ...