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MapKit

MapKit is an iOS 'library' for displaying tiled maps. While MKMapView was introduced in iOS 3.0, it lacks support for tile providers other than Google Maps. While this is not a big issue for most, it prevents developers from building applications that utilize data from atypical sources such as Google Mars or Google Sky. Please be aware of licensing issues when building custom tile providers. The only built-in tile provider is OpenStreetMap (licensing information).

NOTE: MapKit was only tested on iOS 4.0. Due to changes in thread-safety of UIKit, it may not function properly on earlier versions of iOS.

Usage

To use MapKit in your project, simply drag the contents of the Sources folder into your Xcode project.

License

Copyright (c) 2010-2012 Matt Rajca

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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