Announcing the Mapzen iOS SDK

Today we are launching version 1.0.0 of the Mapzen iOS SDK. This release brings search, routing, and map rendering to iOS. You can now easily add markers to a map, manipulate the position, rotation, and zoom of the map, switch map styles and languages along with many more features. For a full list of what you can do, take a look at the documentation or the GitHub page.

The iOS SDK is written using Swift version 3.0 and is fully compatible with Objective-C. It relies on these stand alone projects from Mapzen:

The rest of this week we’ll be posting everyday about a different part of the Mapzen iOS SDK and how it can be helpful to your location based apps. We hope you’ll follow along!

  • Tuesday (5/2) Announcing the Mapzen iOS SDK
  • Wednesday (5/3) Rendering maps on iOS with Tangram
  • Thursday (5/4) Find your place with Mapzen Search for iOS
  • Friday (5/5) Routing on iOS with Mapzen Turn-by-Turn and On the Road

Give the SDK a try and let us know what you like and don’t like. We’d also love to hear about features you want to see in future releases. Email us at to get in touch.