This part of the book introduces you to all the technology you need to be able to create location-aware applications.
Location-aware applications have many different technology components, such as mobile platforms, connectivity issues, server backends, browser-based web applications, mapping data sources, content format, and the like.
Chapter 5 looks through many types of different consumer applications and shows you how different technology and content components fit together to create exciting new experiences.
Chapter 6 teaches you about all the major mobile application development platforms out there, such as the iPhone and Android. The chapter has plenty of examples for each mobile platform, so you can see first-hand ...