Install with Carthage
The Maps SDK for iOS is available to use with Carthage, a simple, decentralized dependency manager for Swift and Objective-C Cocoa projects.
- Install Carthage. There are several methods, so see the Carthage README file for exact steps.
- If you don't have an Xcode project yet, create one now and save it to
your local machine. If you're new to iOS development:
- Create a new project.
- Select the iOS > App template.
- On the project options screen:
- Enter the Project Name.
- Record the value of the Bundle identifier field. You can use that value to restrict your API key below.
- Set the project Interface to Storyboard.
- Set the Language to Swift or Objective-C.
- Create a file named
Cartfilein your project directory. This file defines your project's dependencies.
- Edit the
Cartfileand add your dependencies along with their versions:
binary "https://dl.google.com/geosdk/GoogleMaps.json" == 6.2.1Make sure to regularly run
carthage outdatedto detect when there is a newer version to ensure you're always on the latest. If necessary, upgrade to the latest version.
- Save the
- In a terminal window, go to the directory containing the
- Run the
carthage updatecommand. This will install the APIs specified in the
Cartfile, along with any dependencies they may have.
- In the Finder, in your project directory, go to the downloaded framework files