Document Revision History

This table describes the changes to Location and Maps Programming Guide.

DateNotes
2014-03-10Described Map Kit features introduced in iOS 7 and OS X v10.9.
 

Removed “Legacy Map Techniques” appendix.

2013-10-24Corrected the types of devices that can be used as beacons.
2013-09-18Added information about the new Core Location iBeacons.
 

Formerly titled Location and Maps Programming Guide.

 

Added information about using location services in the background. For details, see Getting Location Events in the Background (iOS Only).

2012-09-19Added information about how to support custom routing directions.
2011-10-12Added information about the new Core Location geocoders.
2010-05-20Added information about region monitoring.
 

Added information about creating overlays.

 

Expanded the existing information about maps and annotations.

 

Updated the location-related sections to cover new technologies for obtaining the user’s location.