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Swift Essentials - Second Edition

By : Alex Blewitt
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Swift Essentials - Second Edition

By: Alex Blewitt

Overview of this book

Swift was considered one of the biggest innovations last year, and certainly with Swift 2 announced at WWDC in 2015, this segment of the developer space will continue to be hot and dominating. This is a fast-paced guide to provide an overview of Swift programming and then walks you through in detail how to write iOS applications. Progress through chapters on custom views, networking, parsing and build a complete application as a Git repository, all by using Swift as the core language
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Swift Essentials Second Edition
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Chapter 7. Building a Repository Browser

Having covered how to integrate the components necessary to build an application, this chapter will create a repository browser that allows user repositories to be displayed using the GitHub API.

This chapter will present the following topics:

  • An overview of the GitHub API

  • Talking to the GitHub API with Swift

  • Creating a repository browser

  • Maintaining selection between view controllers