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iPhone Location Aware Apps by Example by Zeeshan Chawdhary

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Chapter 3. Using Location in your iOS Apps — Core Location

Having played around with an introductory location app Hello Location, let us dive deeper into the iOS library that handles location — Core Location. Core Location provides all the delegations and functions to detect location via GPS, Wi-Fi, or Cell ID. However, the good part is that the end user need not worry about which location method to employ; the Core Location library handles it for the user.

In this chapter, we will examine the following topics:

  • Overview of Core Location
  • Starting and using the location service
  • Receiving location updates
  • Remembering a user's location with the core data
  • Extending the Hello Location app
  • Building an events app using the eventful.com and Last.fm ...

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