The MapQuest Maps iOS SDK interacts with the API. It's recommended to obtain a MapQuest key to associate requests to APIs in an account. Developers can find existing keys or create a new one on the Applications page.
This tutorial will show you how to make a heatmap using Mapbox GL JS. Heatmaps can be used to display a large amounts of points in a visually engaging way for your audience. Here we refer to heatmaps as a visualization that is useful for showing the density of points over an area.
Map mashup developers take note. Google has just announced that it has made several changes to the Google Maps base map, which now includes several new base layers as well as well as more detailed information.
Google today said it is putting the Google Places API for iOS 2.0 and the Google Maps SDK for iOS 2.0 into separate CocoaPods. The idea here is to reduce the app size for developers who need Places data, but not Maps data. Google says the change heralds big savings in app binaries.