The Mapbox Geocoder Swift SDK provides address search and reverse geocoding in Swift or Objective-C on iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS. The Mapbox Geocoding API provides geocoding and reverse geocoding, that is a way to turn your coordinates into addresses, or your addresses into coordinates. The geocoding API offers forward and reverse permanent geocoding that allows you to run batch queries, store the results, and use them on a Mapbox map or anywhere else. Mapbox is an open source mapping platform for developers that provides tools for Maps and location data, Location based games, VR and AR applications and more.
Radio stations are always looking for the "phrase that pays." That's passé. When it comes to local businesses on the web, it's praise that pays. Whether it's Yelp reviews, FourSquare check-ins, or customer feedback provided in Intuit's ongoing Love A Local Business competition.
While industry analysts expected this year to be the year Mobile Backend-as-a-Service (MBaaS) took off, end-of-year assessments are suggesting that there is still room for further growth in 2014. Forecasters predict a 104% annual growth in the market to reach $7.7 billion in 2017, while this week's acquisition of MBaaS vendor StackMob by PayPal has piqued more than a few businesses' curiosity. Meanwhile, analysts from Forrester and major players like Rich Mendis from AnyPresence believe the MBaaS revolution is still yet to happen for the enterprise.