James Montemagno
James Montemagno

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James Montemagno

Ios 8

Scanning for iBeacons in iOS 8

With iOS 7 you could easily range and scan for beacons in your application with just a few lines of code. `CLLocationManger` took care of all of the heavy lifting for you and things were just enabled for you automatically. With iOS 7.1 your users got prompted that you were going to do some scanning and it required Bluetooth. This was alright since the system took care of it for you automatically. Enter iOS 8 While iOS 8 hasn’t added too many new feature for iBeacons that I can tell thus far, th…

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