19. Core Location and MapKit

Core Location infuses iOS with on-demand geopositioning based on a variety of technologies and sources. MapKit adds interactive in-application mapping allowing users to view and manipulate annotated maps. With Core Location and MapKit, you can develop applications that help users meet up with friends, search for local resources, or provide location-based streams of personal information. This chapter introduces these location-aware frameworks and shows you how you can integrate them into your iOS applications.

How Core Location Works

Location is meaningful. Cocoa Touch understands that. Where we compute is fast becoming just as important as how we compute and what we compute. iOS is constantly on the go, traveling ...

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