Posts tagged as: CoreLocation

How to Add GPS to Your iOS App – Part 1

June 4th, 2012 Posted by: - posted under:Tutorials - 10 Comments

In Part 1 of this series, I will introduce you to the very basics of CoreLocation services and getting the location of the device currently being used.
About CoreLocation
The CoreLocation framework provides your app with the ability to get a device’s current location, provided the user of the device has granted your app access to that information.
Location services are provided in two major ways using this framework:

Standard Location Services– This service provides the most accurate location information using a variety of …


Adding Local Weather Conditions To Your App (Part 2/2: Accessing Google’s XML Weather API)

September 29th, 2010 Posted by: - posted under:Tutorials - 40 Comments
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In this Part 2 of ‘Adding Local Weather Conditions To Your App’, I’ll show you how to quickly add current temp, conditions, and today’s high / low temperature to your app.
If you’re lucky enough to already have the user’s zipcode or city and state, this should go very quickly for you. Otherwise, check out Part 1 (Integrating CoreLocation).
Let’s get started.
There are a handful of solid XML Weather APIs out there. The best one I’ve seen so …


Adding Local Weather Conditions To Your App (Part 1/2: Implementing CoreLocation)

September 3rd, 2010 Posted by: - posted under:Tutorials - 29 Comments

Knowing the latitude and longitude of your users can open up all kinds of possibilities in your apps. In an upcoming post, we’ll be discussing how you can use your user’s location to determine their local weather conditions and forecast. But for now, we’re going to focus on Part 1 of this two part tutorial: CoreLocation.
Apple’s done a great job of abstracting GPS, Cellular Triangulation, and Wifi Access Point location lookups into CoreLocation; making it extremely easy to …