MKMapCamera – Setting the Orientation of a MapView

Using the MKMapCamera, you can set the orientation of a map without messing with transforms on the view or even detecting the user’s heading (though that could be helpful too).

If you don’t want the animation, you can just┬áset the new heading on the existing camera:

There’s some other really cool calls on Read more about MKMapCamera – Setting the Orientation of a MapView[…]

Forward Geocode in iOS with CLGeocoder

Similar to the post about reverse geocoding, the forward geocoded uses CLGeocoder. I wrote a quick static method that takes an address string (e.g., “4700 Louisiana 22 #1, Mandeville, LA 70471”) and a completion handler. All this method does is create the CLGeocoder for you and make the call. It’s mostly just a way to Read more about Forward Geocode in iOS with CLGeocoder[…]