ENTRIES TAGGED "location"
OSCON 2013 Speaker Series
Andy Gup (@agup) is a Developer Evangelist at ESRI and OSCON 2013 Speaker. In this interview we talk about location capabilities in apps as well as location analytics.
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Key highlights include:
- Mobile apps must have location capabilities [Discussed at 0:25]
- Consider your goals when incorporating location into an app [Discussed at 1:05]
- Is it difficult to add location functionality? [Discussed at 2:19]
- A real-world example of where it made a big difference [Discussed at 3:32]
- Location analytics are very powerful [Discussed at 5:11]
- Augmented reality and location capabilities [Discussed at 6:38]
You can view the full interview here:
Sebastian Delmont on alternatives to Google Maps.
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MySQL is missing from Lion Server, and Apple gets a slap on the wrist from South Korea.
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