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Dots on a map

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Visualize data on top of the map. Data could vary from simple dots-on-a-map (the example below) to more complex pieces like 3D buildings, route paths, geofences, and more.

dots on a map

import UIKit
import TrimbleMaps
import TrimbleMapsAccounts
import RoutePlugin
import TrimbleMapsWebservicesClient

class DotsOnAMapViewController: UIViewController, AccountManagerDelegate, TMGLMapViewDelegate {

    internal var mapView: TMGLMapView!

    let SOURCE_ID = "tristatepoints"
    let LAYER_ID = "tristatepoints"

    override func viewDidLoad() {
        super.viewDidLoad()

        let apiKey = "E9E5E10279843C4EA9724D59CBE5889D"
        let account = Account(apiKey: apiKey, region: Region.northAmerica)
        AccountManager.default.account = account
        AccountManager.default.delegate = self
    }

    func stateChanged(newStatus: AccountManagerState) {
        if newStatus == .loaded {
            DispatchQueue.main.async {
                // Create a map view
                self.mapView = TMGLMapView(frame: self.view.bounds)
                self.mapView.delegate = self

                // Set the map location
                let center = CLLocationCoordinate2D(latitude: 41.36290180612575, longitude: -74.6946761628674)
                self.mapView.setCenter(center, zoomLevel: 13, animated: false)

                // Add the map
                self.view.addSubview(self.mapView)
            }
        }
    }

    func mapViewDidFinishLoadingMap(_ mapView: TMGLMapView) {
        // In this example a .json file is being used as the source

        let filePath = Bundle.main.path(forResource: "tristate", ofType: "json")!
        let fileUrl = URL(fileURLWithPath: filePath)

        // Create a source and add it to the style. Important to note, sources are linked to styles.
        // If you change the style you may need to re-add your source and layers
        let shapeSource = TMGLShapeSource(identifier: SOURCE_ID, url: fileUrl, options: .none)
        mapView.style?.addSource(shapeSource)

        // Create a CircleLayer to display our source information.
        let circleLayer = TMGLCircleStyleLayer(identifier: LAYER_ID, source: shapeSource)
        circleLayer.circleRadius = NSExpression(forConstantValue: 4)
        circleLayer.circleColor = NSExpression(forConstantValue: UIColor.red)

        // add the layer
        mapView.style?.addLayer(circleLayer)

    }

}

Sample JSON (tristate.json)

{
  "type": "FeatureCollection",
  "features": [
    {
      "type": "Feature",
      "geometry": {
        "type": "Point",
        "coordinates": [
          -74.68954,
          41.369863
        ]
      },
      "properties": {
        "state": "NY"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": "Feature",
      "geometry": {
        "type": "Point",
        "coordinates": [
          -74.687882,
          41.36892
        ]
      },
      "properties": {
        "state": "NY"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": "Feature",
      "geometry": {
        "type": "Point",
        "coordinates": [
          -74.687007,
          41.349811
        ]
      },
      "properties": {
        "state": "NJ"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": "Feature",
      "geometry": {
        "type": "Point",
        "coordinates": [
          -74.68222,
          41.36056
        ]
      },
      "properties": {
        "state": "NY"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": "Feature",
      "geometry": {
        "type": "Point",
        "coordinates": [
          -74.704292,
          41.364475
        ]
      },
      "properties": {
        "state": "PA"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": "Feature",
      "geometry": {
        "type": "Point",
        "coordinates": [
          -74.710335,
          41.360504
        ]
      },
      "properties": {
        "state": "PA"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": "Feature",
      "geometry": {
        "type": "Point",
        "coordinates": [
          -74.695556,
          41.367119
        ]
      },
      "properties": {
        "state": "PA"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": "Feature",
      "geometry": {
        "type": "Point",
        "coordinates": [
          -74.694232,
          41.354974
        ]
      },
      "properties": {
        "state": "NJ"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": "Feature",
      "geometry": {
        "type": "Point",
        "coordinates": [
          -74.698967,
          41.370361
        ]
      },
      "properties": {
        "state": "PA"
      }
    },
    {
      "type": "Feature",
      "geometry": {
        "type": "Point",
        "coordinates": [
          -74.709572,
          41.360474
        ]
      },
      "properties": {
        "state": "PA"
      }
    }
  ]
}
Last updated May 24, 2022.
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