In this chapter, we will create a location tracking app that saves the location of the user and displays it as a heat map. We will learn how to run tasks in the background on iOS and Android devices and how to use custom renderers to extend the functionality of Xamarin.Forms maps.
The following topics will be covered in this chapter:
- Tracking the location of a user in the background on an iOS device
- Tracking the location of a user in the background on an Android device
- How to show maps in a Xamarin.Forms app
- How to extend the functionality of Xamarin.Forms maps with custom renderers
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