Learn about the parts of MapKit and Core Location and understand the structure of this course.
- [Instructor] Why use a Maps API?…Maps and location data show you where something is,…show you what's around it, where you are,…and what's around you.…Maps can also give you directions.…You can also collect historical data…to find where you have been,…including the starting location,…the distance between points, the speed,…and heading to get there.…Map data can show you the path you took in an activity app.…Such as biking, boating, running, or walkign.…There's two popular Map APIs in IOS.…
Apple Maps and Google Maps.…There's advantages and disadvantages in both.…For Google, the biggest disadvantage…is Google may charge you for the use of the API.…MapKit doesn't, MapKit is completely integrated into IOS…and Swift and Objective C.…You turn it on, include a library in your code, and you go.…Google requires a library and an API key.…Google is a bit more universal,…so it may be easier to port your app to Android.…Since it is integrated with IOS you can use MapKit…and Swift playgrounds for learning and quick prototyping.…
- Getting coordinates from the web
- Working with Core Location data types and regions
- Creating a map in 2D, 3D, satellite, and flyover views
- Adding annotations
- Adding overlays
- Finding the current location
- Tracking heading, speed, and region
- Searching for locations
- Requesting and displaying directions
Skill Level Intermediate
iOS App Development: Test-Driven Developmentwith Harrison Ferrone2h 14m Intermediate
Advanced iOS Development: Working with APIswith Saul Mora1h 59m Intermediate
1. Basic Map and Location Concepts
5. Current Location
6. Heading, Speed, and Regions
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