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Geolocation and Real-Time

Is there a way to update users geolocation with real-time service? Similar to what we see in cab apps, while the driver is moving, we can see then in the path.

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To update a location (I assume you’re talking about updating a geo point), you can use the Update a GeoPoint API. However, if you’re asking about how to get a real-time event when a geo point is updated, that would be a different subject.

In that case, I would recommend creating a relation between the user and the related geopoint. Additionally, when you update the geopoint using the API referenced above, do an update on the user object (you can update any arbitrary user property). When the user is updated, a real-time event will be triggered.

Hope this helps.


Yes! That definitely helps me out!

Thanks a lot!