geolocator 6.0.0+4

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Geolocation plugin for Flutter. This plugin provides a cross-platform (iOS, Android) API for generic location (GPS etc.) functions.

6.0.0+4 #

  • Android: fix crash when multiple permissions requests are make simultanuous (see issue #513).

6.0.0+3 #

  • Make the bearingBetween and distanceBetween methods directly available from the geolocator package (see issue #496);
  • Android: check if permissions and grantresults are available in onRequestPermissionsResult (see issue #511)

6.0.0+2 #

  • Add the isMocked field to the Position class to indicate if the position is retrieved using the Android MockLocationProvider (see issue #498);
  • Fix IllegalArgumentException on Android when using geolocator together with Firebase Analytics (see issue #503);
  • Fix a crash when denying permissions on iOS while receiving position updates (see issue #497);
  • Suppress warning when building App for Android (see issue #502).

6.0.0+1 #

  • iOS: fixed issue converting integer to LocationPermission enum;

6.0.0 #

Complete rebuild of the geolocator plugin. Please note the this version contains breaking changes. The most important changes are:

  • Better support for checking and requesting location permissions;
  • Faster response when requesting location information;
  • Added support to configure a timeout to cancel the position request;
  • On Android the geolocator will now automatically prompt the user to enable the location services when they are disabled;
  • Improved error handling. The geolocator will throw detailed exceptions explaining what went wrong (for example a InvalidPermissionException when you don't have permissions to request the position or the LocationServiceDisabledException when the location services are disabled);
  • Improved documentation, especially regarding the configuration of permissions;
  • IMPORTANT: geocoding features have been moved to their own plugin: geocoding.

6.0.0-rc.4 #

  • Upgrade to geolocator_platform_interface: 1.0.2

6.0.0-rc.3 #

  • Fixed a bug where on Android the geolocator handles Activity messages that don't belong to the geolocator.

6.0.0-rc.2+1 #

  • Fixed a typo causing a runtime exception when switching to the Android LocationManager.

6.0.0-rc.2 #

  • Add support to force using the Android Location Manager instead of the Android FusedLocationProvider;
  • Improved documentation.

6.0.0-rc.1 #

Complete rebuild of the geolocator plugin. Please note the this version contains breaking changes. The most important changes are:

  • Better support for checking and requesting location permissions;
  • Positions should be returned quickly;
  • Added support to configure a timeout to cancel the position request;
  • On Android the geolocator will now automatically prompt the user to enable the location services when they are disabled;
  • Improved error handling. The geolocator will throw detailed exceptions explaining what went wrong (for example a InvalidPermissionException when you don't have permissions to request the position or the LocationServiceDisabledException when the location services are disabled).
  • IMPORTANT: geocoding features have been moved to their own plugin: geocoding.

5.3.1 #

  • Update to google_api_availability: 2.0.4

5.3.0 #

  • Added unit-tests to guard for breaking API changes;
  • Added support to supply a locale identifier when requesting a placemark using a Position instance;
  • breaking Stop hiding parsing exceptions when converting coordinates into an address. Instead of returning null the placemarkFromCoordinates method will now throw and ArgumentError if illigal values are returned (which should never happen).

5.2.1 #

  • Fixes a bug where Placemark instances where not correctly converted to json (thanks to @efraimrodrigues);
  • Corrected a spelling mistake in the CONTRIBUTING.md file.

5.2.0 #

  • iOS: keep trying to get the location when a kCLErrorLocationUnknow error is received (as per Apple's documentation);
  • Android: synchronize gradle versions with current stable version of Flutter (1.12.13+hotfix.5).

5.1.5 #

  • Android: Fixes bug where latitude and longitude are not returned as part of the placemark (thanks to @slightfood).

5.1.4+2 #

  • Return the heading on iOS correctly.

5.1.4+1 #

  • Downgrade the "meta" package to version 1.7.0 since pub.flutter-io.cn static code analysis reports errors.

5.1.4 #

  • Added support for Android 10’s background location permission;
  • Return heading as part of the position on iOS.

5.1.3 #

  • Added integration with public Bitrise CI project;
  • Fixed two analysis warnings;
  • Fixed a spelling error in docs.

5.1.2 #

  • Added new method to calculate bearing given two points.

5.1.1+1 #

  • Reverted the update of the 'meta' plugin as Flutter SDK depends on old version.

5.1.1 #

  • Updated dependency on 'meta' plugin to latest version.

5.1.0 #

  • Change geocoding results on Android to return multiple records;
  • Extended the example application;
  • Use the correct permission level enumeration;

Added documentation regarding AndroidX support. #

5.0.1 #

  • Make sure the stream channel is closed when Android activity is destroyed;
  • Allow developers to specify the permission level they want to use when requesting permissions on iOS.

5.0.0 #

  • Converted the iOS version from Swift to Objective-C, reducing the size of the final binary considerably, as well as solve some compatibility issues with other objective-c based plugins;
  • Fetch geocoding results on a separate thread not to slow down the main thread;
  • Bug fix where the current location could not be determined on non-GPS enabled phones;
  • Update to use latest gradle version.

4.0.3 #

  • Update to latest version of the Location Permissions plugin to solve a bug when permissions are sometimes not requested.

4.0.2 #

  • Bug fix on Android which causing the Reply already submitted error;
  • Updated location_permission plugin to version 2.0.0.

4.0.1 #

  • Updated to latest version of the Location Permissions plugin (1.1.0).

4.0.0 #

  • Overhauled the permissions system to make sure the plugin only depends on the location API. This means when using this version of the plugin Apple requires only entries for the NSLocationWhenInUseUsageDescription and/ or NSLocationAlwaysUsageDescription in the Info.plist.
  • breaking As part of the permission system overhaul, we removed the disabled permission status. To check if the location services are running you should call the isLocationServiceEnabled method. This means you can now also request permissions when the location services are disabled.

3.0.1 #

  • Updated dependencies on Permission Handler and Google API Availability to remove Kotlin dependency.

3.0.0 #

  • breaking Updated to support AndroidX;
  • Added API method isLocationServiceEnabled to check if location services are enabled or disabled
  • Removed method checkGeolocationStatus (marked deprecated in version 1.6.4);
  • Updated to latest version of Permission Handler plugin to solve some small issues on iOS;
  • Added Swift version number to podspec file;
  • Added ProGuard support for Android;
  • Updated static code analyses to confirm to latest recommendations from Flutter team.

2.1.1 #

  • Updated iOS code to Swift 4.2
  • Updated to latest version of the permission_handler plugin (v2.1.2)

2.1.0 #

  • Updated dependencies on Permission Handler and Google API Availability plugins.

2.0.2 #

  • Updated Gradle version

2.0.1 #

  • Bug fix where a null reference exception occurs because the timestamp of the Position could be null when fetching a Placemark using the placemarkFromAddress or placemarkFromCoordinates methods.

2.0.0 #

  • breaking The getPositionStream method now directly returns an instance of the Stream<Position> class, meaning there is no need to await the method before being able to access the stream;
  • breaking Arguments for the methods getCurrentPosition and getLastKnownPosition are now named optional parameters instead of positional optional parameters;
  • By default Geolocator will use FusedLocationProviderClient on Android when Google Play Services are available. It will fall back to LocationManager when it is not available. You can override the behaviour by setting Geolocator geolocator = Geolocator()..forceAndroidLocationManager = true;
  • Allow developers to specify a desired interval for active location updates, in milliseconds (Android only).

1.7.0 #

  • Added timestamp to instances of the Position class indicating when the GPS fix was acquired;
  • Updated the dependency on the PermissionHandler to version >=2.0.0 <3.0.0.

1.6.5 #

  • Fixed bug on Android when not supplying a locale while using the Geocoding features.

1.6.4 #

  • Added support to supply a locale when using the placemarkFromAddress and placemarkFromCoordinates methods.
  • Deprecated the static method checkGeolocationStatus in favor of the instance method checkGeolocationPermissionStatus (the static version will be removed in version 2.0 of the Geolocator plugin).

1.6.3 #

  • Added feature to check the availability of Google Play services on the device (using the checkGooglePlayServicesAvailability method). This will allow developers to implement a more user friendly experience regarding the usage of Google Play services (for more information see the article Set Up Google Play Services);
  • Fixed the error 'List<dynamic>' is not a subtype of type 'Future<dynamic>' on Flutter 0.6.2 and higher (thanks @fawadkhanucp for reporting the issue and solution);
  • Fixed an error when calling the getCurrentPosition, getPositionStream, placemarkFromAddress and placemarkFromCoordinates from an Android background service (thanks @sestegra for reporting the issue and creating a pull-request).

1.6.2 #

  • Hot fix to solve cast exception

1.6.1 #

  • Fixed a bug which caused stationary location updates not to be streamed when using the new FusedLocationProviderClient on Android (thanks @audkar for the PR).

1.6.0 #

  • Use the Location Services (through the FusedLocationProviderClient) on Android if available, otherwise fallback to the LocationManager class;
  • Make sure that on Android the last know location is returned immediately on the stream when requesting location updates through the getPositionStream method;
  • Updated documentation on adding location permissions on Android.

1.5.0 #

  • It is now possible to check the location permissions using the checkGeolocationStatus method [ISSUE #51].
  • Improved the example App [ISSUE #54]
  • Solved a bug on Android causing a memory leak when you stop listening to the position stream.
  • breaking Solved a bug on Android where permissions could be requested more then once simultaniously [ISSUE #58]
  • Solved a bug on Android where requesting permissions twice would cause the App to crash [ISSUE #61]

Important:

To be able to correctly fix issue #58 we had to change the getPositionStream method into a async method. This means the signature of the method has been changed from:

Stream<Position> getPositionStream([LocationOptions locationOptions = const LocationOptions()])

to

Future<Stream<Position>> getPositionStream([LocationOptions locationOptions = const LocationOptions()]).

Meaning as a developer you'll now have to await the result of the method to get access to the actual stream.

1.4.0 #

  • Added feature to query the last known location that is stored on the device using the getLastKnownLocation method;
  • breaking Renamed the getPosition to getCurrentPosition;
  • Fixed bug where calling getCurrentPosition on Android resulted in returning the last known location;
  • breaking Renamed methods toPlacemark and fromPlacemark respectively to the, more meaningfull names, placemarkFromAddress and placemarkFromCoordinates;

1.3.1 #

  • Added support for iOS kCLLocationAccurayBestForNavigation (defaults to best when on Android).

1.3.0 #

  • Added the option to check the distance between two geocoordinates (using the distanceBetween method).

1.2.2 #

  • Make sure that an Android App using the plugin is informed when the platform stops transmitting location updates.

1.2.1 #

  • Added feature to throttle the amount of locations updates based on a supplied distance filter.

Important:

This introduces a breaking change since the signature of the getPositionStream has changed from getPositionStream(LocationAccuracy accuracy) to getPositionStream(LocationOptions locationOptions) .

  • Made some small changes to ensure the plugin no longer is depending on JAVA 8, meaning the plugin will run using the default Android configuration.

1.2.0 #

  • Added support to translate an address into geocoordinates and vice versa (a.k.a. Geocoding). See the README.md file for more information.

1.1.2 #

  • Fixed reported formatting issues

1.1.1 #

  • Fixed a warning generated by xCode when compiling the example project (see issue #28)
  • Fixed some warnings generated by Dart static code analyser, improving code quality

1.1.0 #

  • Introduced the option to supply a desired accuracy.

Important:

This introduces a breaking change, the getPosition and onPositionChanged properties have been replaced by methods (getPosition([LocationAccuracy desiredAccuracy = LocationAccuracy.Best]) and getPositionStream([LocationAccuracy desiredAccuracy = LocationAccuracy.Best]) respectively) accepting a parameter to indicate the desired accuracy.

1.0.0 #

  • Updated documentation
  • API defined stable

0.0.2 #

  • Solved problem with missing geolocator-Swift.h header file (see also issue Flutter#16049).

0.0.1 #

  • Initial release
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Geolocation plugin for Flutter. This plugin provides a cross-platform (iOS, Android) API for generic location (GPS etc.) functions.

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Dependencies

flutter, geolocator_platform_interface

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