Category Archives: Objective-C

few notes on better version of object oriented language than C++

Flyover mode in MapKit with WMS

Suprise, iOS 9 MapKit finally enables  flyeover mode with WMS overlays ! I have used my github  MapKit sample and only  set in MapViewController    mkMapView.mapType = MKMapTypeHybridFlyover;

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Drawing Shape File on MapKit

Simple & strightforward test of loading shape file and drawing it on MapKit on iOS8 using drawMapRect GitHub:   draws only polygons so far primitive optimization, no scale optimisation Reading of shape file is performed by shapelib credits/inspiration: drawing : … Continue reading

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MapBox GL – vector map open source project

Open Source OpenGL vector map rendering called MapBox GL, introduced here.  Quick  test run on iPad Air was successful and is available here : Quotes from the site: “Mapbox GL is based on the same vector tile format that powers … Continue reading

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WMS on MapKit with iOS7

Updated WMS over MapKit sample code for iOS7 , available on github  I have added cadastral maps of Czech Republic, used camera API to set the view and tested, check also WMS on Google  Maps SDK on iOS mentioned here iOS7 introduced new … Continue reading

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WMS with Google Maps on iOS

Sample for using WMS sources in Google Maps SDK for iOS. available on github here: Provide your API key in the WMSController.h Google Maps for iOS used : 1.7.2 (April 2014) used XCode 5.1.1 (April 2014) iPad Air, iOS … Continue reading

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From .NET to iOS developer

What it takes to transfer from Microsoft .NET to Apple iOS  developer ? Update 2015: more longer and similar story/explanation  found  here   So this was me ‘before’ with all my friends:  Windows, C#, .NET, Visual Studio, MSDN : transcript: – … Continue reading

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Instantiate view on iOS with mix of XIB and View class

How avoided storyboard and overloading XIB with just right split between what is visually defined and what is programatically programmed: visual set-up of the view in Interface builder – only view, no controllers and setting up outlets but no actions. … Continue reading

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How to erase iOS6 maps in MapKit

Update: be aware as this is not working on iOS7, however in iOS7 MapKit officially supports to disable base layer ! This blog : wrote about how to disable Google maps in MapKit. Now with new iOS6 and brand … Continue reading

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ikatastr2 on AppStore

I have just release iKatastr2 app on AppStore (free) that  might be useful for you to look at as it uses WMS sources and  custom tile loading on top of google. App does simple stuff – shows cadastral information by … Continue reading

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ESA App challenge winner

  I have participated in the first ESA (European Space Agency)  app dev challenge where 5 teams competed on best  concept/prototype that will bring GMES data sources to the public on mobile devices. Our team (Czech Republic, Germany, Macedonia) won … Continue reading

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