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MapKit Annotations

Episode #64 | 14 minutes | published on 04/25/2013
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In this episode I continue our WhatsAround sample from Episode 63. Using the Foursquare API, we fetch coffee shops near the user's location and display a pin on the map for each using the MKAnnotation protocol.

Map Overlays

Episode #67 | 14 minutes | published on 05/16/2013
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In this episode we take the shape file data we parsed in episode 66 and use it to draw outlines around US States. We do this using the MKPolygon overlay in combination with MKPolygonView, which allows us to fill & stroke the provided vertices.

Processing Shape Files

Episode #66 | 21 minutes | published on 05/09/2013
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In this episode I cover how to parse ESRI Shapefiles and their DBF attribute counterparts, in order to get a list of vertices of US State boundaries. This episode covers interacting with a C library (shapelib). The data extracted will be useful in the next episode.