Map Calculator measures distance from point A to point B, composes complex distance paths and measures geographical areas with just a few taps. Cursor or tap and hold gesture is used to compose the path on the map. It can even record a user’s journey as it happens by running in the background and tracing the path users take. The total distance or area is recorded and updated automatically. Paths can be saved with a title and description for future reference.
MapKitare the primary frameworks used for working with raw coordinate data and displaying polygons and polylines in a map view
- Implements the now-deprecated
Settings.bundlefor displaying user-configurable items in system settings
- A custom binary format was developed, for performance purposes, to store user-created paths. Capable of handling up to 1 million points without noticeable loss of responsiveness even on older devices
- Uses custom
CoreGraphicsbased blur effects as these were not built-in prior to iOS 8