Chapter 10. Location and mapping with Core Location and MapKit

This chapter covers

  • Introducing the Core Location and MapKit frameworks
  • Retrieving your current location, heading, and speed
  • Geocoding locations to display user-friendly locations
  • Displaying a map of your location

Whenever I can’t figure out where to eat, I turn to my favorite restaurant review app to make the difficult decision for me. It shows me all of the nearby restaurants and lists them according to their rating. I choose a place that I believe will be able to satisfy my enormous appetite. Not knowing where this place is, I load the directions into my favorite maps app to give me walking directions. As I turn, the map turns with me, orienting itself so that I know where ...

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