Unveiling the plug-and-play location stack for developers

Unveiling the plug-and-play location stack for developers

Here’s the question I love to ask product managers and software developers,”How do you want to use location in your product?”

While the realm of possibilities and imagination never ceases to amaze, there are two clear themes that emerge from their answers:

  1. I am not using location as effectively as I want to
  2. I want to use location more but I don’t know how

HyperTrack is the easiest way to build dynamic location features. Until yesterday, it required you to know exactly how you wanted to use location before you started using it. Today, that changes with HyperTrack v3!

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Redux in Angular

As we reviewed dashboard V2 while working on V3, state management showed up as the biggest issue. For example on our live page we show the last know location of all the drivers. This UI state would need to refresh based on multiple actions – selecting a fleet, selecting status tabs, selecting a driver or explicitly hitting the refresh button at the bottom of the map. Because the state could be altered by so many events, it became difficult to handle race conditions and edge cases to provide a consistent view. (more…)