Foursquare (foursquare) in their own words is a location-based mobile platform that makes cities easier to use and more interesting to explore. By “checking in” via a smartphone app or SMS, users share their location with friends while collecting points and virtual badges. Foursquare guides real-world experiences by allowing users to bookmark information about venues that they want to visit and surfacing relevant suggestions about nearby venues.
Important: Before continuing, make sure you have a valid Client ID and Secret to use for your app. For more information, go here: https://developer.foursquare.com/
We can display venues using the foursquare Venues Project. The foursquare Venues Project is an API that makes it easy to display the foursquare venues in various ways.
Using the API we can display venues’ informations from the foursquare venues database in JSON format. In this tutorial, we will use the information from the database to display the data in a map using the built-in MapKit of iOS and a JSON parser to parse the returned information. Yes, we can do that because the information from their database includes latitude and longitude.
Note: The JSON parser I used in this project is SBJSON, you can download it here: …