Titanium Appcelerator Quickie: Get Location Android - Clearly Innovative | Web and Mobile DevelopmentClearly Innovative | Web and Mobile Development

I was doing some light reading in StackOverflow today and saw a question about Titanium Appcelerator GeoLocation Services. The question was simple enough about getting the current location so I directed the user to the very nicely done wiki for appcelerator documentation for the answer. I prefer to provide documentation guidance over pasting in a solution because it is helpful for the developer to understand the solution and not just cut and paste the answer.

Well, the solution from the wiki was problematic on Android, but worked perfectly on iOS… So I dug deeper. If you look here on the Appcelerator Developer blog, you can see an article about changes to  the GeoLocation Services on Android. I noticed they were handling retrieving the user’s location differently so I gave it a try and… it worked

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