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Developing an iOS 7 Edge by Hiedi Utley, Engin Kurutepe, Michael Ang, Josh Brown, Doron Katz, Cody Ray

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6. Map Directions in 3D

In this chapter:

  • User Interface Changes
  • 180th Meridian Span
  • Overlays
  • Local Search
  • Directions
  • Perspectives
  • Saving and Restoring Map State

Moving on from the previous chapter which explored the topic of AirDrop and Multi-Peer Connectivity, this chapter will focus on the new improvements on the ever-maturing Apple Maps, in it's second iteration since Apple's decision to build their own solution from the ground-up. Granted, Apple Maps received a lot of negative press since it came out last year, due to incomplete data compared to Google Maps, but no one could deny that visually the cartography with fly-overs looked amazing. 

In iOS 7, it is quite obvious Apple has spent a great deal of resources in not only ironing out ...

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