iOS Cloud Development For Dummies
By Neal Goldstein
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: July 2012
Pages: 480

Build robust, data-driven mobile apps and web services that take advantage of iCloud

If iOS development, object-oriented programming, and Objective-C are familiar to you and you have an Intel-based Mac, you're ready to open this book and start developing iPhone and iPad apps that share data using iCloud and web services. You'll also learn to develop the services themselves! Create apps that share data, keep that data current, sync it with iCloud, and more.

  • Explore the Application Ecosystem — discover how apps can capitalize on the similar and unique characteristics of the iPhone® and iPad®
  • The Core of the cloud — learn about the Core Data stack and how to use it within your apps to add iCloud support
  • At your service — set up your app to request and use XML and JSON data
  • What clients need — explore service-oriented architecture and understand what makes quality web services
  • Build your own — find out how to design and create a secure web service

Open the book and find:

  • What a really great mobile app should include
  • How web services give your apps added usability
  • All about Core Data and how to use it
  • The difference iCloud makes
  • How to set up your app to use web services
  • All about processing XML and JSON
  • Tips for developing secure iOS apps
  • Prototypes for using web services in your own apps

Learn to:

  • Use Core Data to share data between apps using iCloud
  • Store your app's objects using Core Data
  • Design, develop, and deploy the web services your app needs
  • Choose data formats and use server metrics and analytics
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