Document Revision History

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

DateNotes
2015-11-12

Clarified the technologies for which an iOS app can specify the use of location updates in background mode.

2014-03-10

Described Map Kit features introduced in iOS 7 and OS X v10.9.

 

Removed “Legacy Map Techniques” appendix.

2013-10-24

Corrected the types of devices that can be used as beacons.

2013-09-18

Added 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).

2012-09-19

Added information about how to support custom routing directions.

2011-10-12

Added information about the new Core Location geocoders.

2010-05-20

Added 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.