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Swift Cookbook

By : Cecil Costa, Cecil Costa
Book Image

Swift Cookbook

By: Cecil Costa, Cecil Costa

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Swift Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Creating an SQLite database

Usually, storing information on a mobile app is done with a local database. To do this, it is very common to use SQLite because even if it is a bit limited, this database has some advantages. For example, it is a serverless and a zero configuration database, and is built on iOS and Mac OS X.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we are going to download a SQLite file; therefore, you will need a SQLite client to read this file. So, apart from iFunBox downloaded in the previous chapter, you will also need to download a program, such as SQLiteBrowser (

Create a new project called Chapter 10 SQLite, and keep in mind where you have saved this recipe because we are going to complete this in the next recipe.

How to do it...

Perform the following steps:

  1. When the project is created, click on the General tab, and scroll down until you get to the section Linked Frameworks and Libraries. Click on the plus sign to add a new library, and select libsqlite3.dylib...