DevCon 2014: Location in Depth - Jeremy Bante

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Jeremy Bante (Beezwax)

 

Session Code: MOB006

 

The location functions for FileMaker Go enable users with iOS devices to know where they are; but there's more to building rich, location-aware applications than just knowing where you are. This session covers using the location functions, but also several other location-oriented techniques such as determining distance and direction between locations, geocoding, location-based finds, and integrating with iOS navigation apps.


What you should know

Comfortable with FileMaker scripting and calculations.

 

Products & Technologies

  • FileMaker Go


What You Will Learn

  • Using the Location and LocationValues functions to get your current position
  • Using geocoding web services to get the locations of addresses, and addresses of locations
  • Calculating distance and direction to points of interest, and performing location-based finds on your data
  • Integrating FileMaker Go with iOS navigation apps

 

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