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iOS 4 in Action: Developing iPhone and iPad Apps by Shannon Appelcline, Christopher Allen, Brandon Trebitowski, Jocelyn Harrington

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Chapter 18. The Map Kit framework

 

This chapter covers
  • Adding a map to an application
  • Reverse geocoding
  • Annotating the map

 

With the Map Kit framework, you can add fully functional and customizable google maps to your application. This framework provides you with a simple view that you can add anywhere you want a map to appear.

In addition to adding the map, you can add custom annotations such as pins to show more information about a specific location. In this chapter we will look at how to add a map to an application first, then use the other functions available in Map Kit to find out the address and put the annotations on the map. Let’s get started!

18.1. Adding a map view to an application

Adding a map view to an application is similar ...

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