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Geolocation in iOS / Alasdair Allan.

Author/Creator:
Allan, Alasdair.
Publication:
Beijing ; Sebastopol, California : O'Reilly, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (114 pages) : illustrations
Edition:
First edition.
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Subjects:
iOS (Electronic resource).
Cell phones -- Programming.
Geographic information systems.
iPhone (Smartphone).
iPhone (Smartphone) -- Programming.
Portable computers.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
System Details:
text file
Summary:
The iPhone and iPad allow user positioning via multiple methods, including GPS. The growing number location-aware, and location-fenced, applications now arriving in the App Store make heavy use of these abilities. This book walks you through the basic tools you need to build geo-aware applications before diving into the available third-party geo-SDKs available for the iOS platform.
Contents:
1.Introduction
Hardware Support
Detecting Hardware Differences
GPS Availability
Compass Availability
Setting Required Hardware Capabilities
Background Modes
2.Core Location
The Standard Location Service
Basic Usage
Reporting the User's Position
Adding a User Interface
Significant Location Monitoring
Continuous Location Monitoring
Sending Your Location to a Database
Region Monitoring
Adding Region Monitoring
Adding Local Notifications
3.Map Kit
Adding a Map
Annotating Maps
Adding Overlays
4.Digital Compass
About the Magnetometer
Writing a Compass Application
Determining the Heading in Landscape Mode
5.Geocoding
Reverse Geocoding
Using Alternative Reverse Geocoding Services
Forward Geocoding
Building an Example App
CLPlacemark Objects
Adding CLPlacemarks to Maps
6.Drawing Heat Maps
Building an Earthquake Map
Adding Earthquake Data
Building the User Interface
Adding the Overlay
Adding the Heat Map
Overlaying Other Data
Overlaying Other Types of Images
7.Further Information and Third-Party SDKs
Skyhook Wireless
SpotRank
Local Faves
GeoLoqi
MapBox
Bing Maps Control for iOS
ArcGIS for iOS
Urban Airship.
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed October 17, 2013).
ISBN:
1-4493-5869-1
1-4493-0844-9
1-4493-0957-7
1-306-81089-2