From weather apps which give you a forecast based on your current location to fitness apps which track your speed and distance travelled. From Google Maps to Foursquare. Increasing mobility and social networking has made location awareness an integral aspect of modern iPhone applications. This book will teach you everything you need to know about building iPhone location aware apps, from simple Google maps to complex region monitoring and augmented reality. Build five real world location aware apps and get a taste of HTML5-based mobile app development. The book begins by explaining behind-the-scenes working of location-based systems, including GPS. Explore in depth iOS Core Location and the MapKit Framework, using examples depicting each capability of the respective frameworks. Having learnt about location and maps, you will build five location-based apps using the APIs and SDKs publicly available. The book has everything for a beginner as well as advanced users, with chapters devoted to advanced topics such as push notifications, geo fencing and augmented reality.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Zeeshan Chawdhary
Publisher: Packt Publishing Limited
Imprint: Packt Publishing Limited
Dimensions: Width: 19.10cm , Height: 2.00cm , Length: 23.50cm
ISBN 10: 1849692246
Publication Date: 28 March 2012
Audience: General/trade , General
Publisher's Status: Active
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