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.
Esri has announced the release of a PaaS offering that is intended to provide developers with deeper integration capabilities with the company’s location intelligence services. The ArcGIS Platform supports integration via fully supported APIs and SDKs, or third-party open-source API integrations.