tracking distance between points on mapkit

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by ljg93, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. ljg93 macrumors member

    Mar 13, 2011
    hey guys

    i am trying to track distance on mapkit between points that are dropped by a user, so what i am aiming for is the user to drop points around a neighborhood for example and it will calculate the total distance..

    any tutorials that will show me how to do this?
  2. chown33 macrumors 604

    Aug 9, 2009
    Sailing beyond the sunset
    What have you tried?
    Where have you looked for answers?

    Google search terms:
    iphone mapkit distance between points
    mapkit distance between points tutorial

    Define exactly what you mean by distance. Walking or driving distance (taxicab distance)? As-the-crow-flies distance (Euclidean distance)?
  3. ljg93 thread starter macrumors member

    Mar 13, 2011
    like distance as in, if someone was plotting a run
  4. dejo Moderator


    Staff Member

    Sep 2, 2004
    The Centennial State
    Is the runner running in straight lines between points (and, possibly, through walls, for example) or not?
  5. goosechen macrumors newbie

    Jun 12, 2011
    How about if it is the driving route?
    Is there any API or way to do it?

    i.e. get the distance & time & route.

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