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iOS Programming Cookbook by Hossam Ghareeb

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Chapter 9. Location Services

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Detecting user location
  • Displaying pins in map view
  • Getting directions between locations
  • Working with geofencing

Introduction

Every one of us, at some point in time, has used maps on a smartphone to search for locations or get directions. GPS and location services have become a guide in our life that facilitate us to reach any place we want or to search for locations. Now it's not a problem to travel to an unknown place and easily get to your destination without getting lost, thanks to GPS and location services apps. These services are not restricted to mobile phones; they're integrated in most car models that have navigation to help you reach the place you want safely ...

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