My latest iOS app was just approved and is now available in the app store.
The gist of it is that your iPhone can point your way back to a particular spot on our planet.
It’s pretty amazing the technology we carry in our pockets every day. Even for an IT geek and technophile since I was a kid, who is inured to the relentless march of miniaturization and power, it amazes me.
Your phone, if outside and given a few seconds to lock GPS, can tell you your exact location on the planet within (as of this post) about five meters. Sixteen feet.Â So, inspired somewhat by this, I started by noodling around with the Apple API to access location data on the phone, and this app popped out.
I think it’s pretty cool. I used some iOS7-only API, such as SpriteKit. I tried to embrace the iOS7 design aesthetic.Â The exception is the rather anachronistic pointing hand… which, it turns out, actually has a name, I learned this past week. A manicule. I had no idea.
Anyway, there it is. DudeWhere?
I hope you find it useful.