Location Plugin

Stable Version 5.1.4 (Compatible with OutSystems 11)
Other versions available for 10
Published on 14 May by 
4.0
 (27 ratings)

Location Plugin

Details
Plugin that enables an application to access the GPS capabilities of the users device. For example the latitude, longitude and the altitude of the users device.
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Plugin that enables an application to access the GPS capabilities of the users device. For example the latitude, longitude and the altitude of the users device.


Google Play services requirement

In order for the plugin to work properly on an Android device, Google Play services must be installed on the device.


Key features

  • Get the location of the device.

  • Setup watches for location updates.

  • Clear watches of updates.

 

How to use this plugin?

Retrieving the current position can be done as a single act by using the action GetLocation. If everything runs without errors, the Location is returned.

 

It is also possible to keep track of the position, for that, a combination of WatchPosition and LocationTracker should be used. Use the WatchPosition to register a watcher and place LocationTracker anywhere in the interface in order to register an event handler for OnChangedPosition event. Remember that, if a screen redirect happens and the new screen doesn’t contain LocationTracker, no OnChangedPosition event will be triggered.


Compatibility with Web Versions

Starting on version 5.1.0  the plugin can be used in web browsers and PWAs.

You can check the supported devices and browsers versions here.

 

MABS Compatibility

The latest version (5.1.3) of Location Plugin is compatible with the supported MABS versions available: 

  • MABS 7.0 

  • MABS 6.3 


Licensing

Location plugin for Apache Cordova
Apache License 2.0
Copyright 2012 The Apache Software Foundation
 

What’s new (5.1.4)
  • Fixed iOS implementation to round up location values to a maximum of 15 digits after the decimal point.
  • Improved Android implementation to show the user a dialog to enable location or change location settings if necessary.
  • Improved Android implementation to show the user a Google Play services error dialog and offering a resolution when possible.
  • Updated the Overview section with information regarding the Google Play services requirement.
Reviews (1)
2020-07-23
in version 5.1.0
Works fine together with Android Permissions Plugin.
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