Google has released an update to its Google Maps SDK for iOS. The latest update includes the demanded support for 64-bit architecture. Google Maps SDK for iOS now allow developers to easily use Google Maps in their 64-bit applications on latest iPhone 5s, and iPad Air like devices. Google Maps SDK for iOS reaches version 1.6 after todays noticeable update launch.
The SDK update does not only featuring 64-bit processor support, but also highlighting a number of other features for iOS developers. Google Maps now natively support 64-bit support on iOS, which means that 64-bit architecture is now supported at core level. The update will allow developers to embed both 32 bit and 64 bit binaries in their applications for best performance on iOS devices. However, developers will be required to select the specific binary support while cooking applications with XCode.
Version 1.6 – November 2013
Download version 1.6.
- The Google Maps SDK for iOS now supports 64-bit architectures. Both 32 and 64 bit binaries are built into the single GoogleMaps framework. The correct binary will be selected by Xcode based on your build settings. For instructions on building 64-bit applications, please refer to Apple’s 64-bit transition guide. (Issue 5806)
- Changed some instances of
CGFloatto either a
doublewhere it was more appropriate.
- Added the ability to restrict min and max zoom on
GMSMapView. (Issue 5882)
- Added opacity on
- Core Animation on
GMSMapViewnow requires model values to be set
Padding on a
GMSMapViewis no longer clamped to its bounds (useful if setting padding on an initially zero-sized map). (Issue 5864)
Copyright information now animates when changing
GMSMapViewsize or padding.
Info windows are removed if their
GMSMarkeris removed from a
GMSMapView. (Issue 5856)
My Location dot uses the last known location information when enabled. (Issue 5590)
Resolved two rare race conditions that were causing crashes. (Issue 5795)
Resolved an issue where retain cycles were causing memory leaks on