- What is and why Geolocation?
- How it works
- Location data sources
- Geolocation API
- Using maps
- Geolocation examples
What is and Why Geolocation?
What is Geolocation?
- Built into the browser
- All modern browsers support it
- http://caniuse.com/#search=geolocation (~90% adoption: 12/2015)
- Must give an “opt-out” option to a user
- To protect user privacy
- “opt-out” option can be configurable in browser setting, however
- Provides approximate location
- If you need high accuracy location, you might have to use native application
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