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iOS Programming Cookbook

By : Hossam Ghareeb
Book Image

iOS Programming Cookbook

By: Hossam Ghareeb

Overview of this book

Do you want to understand all the facets of iOS programming and build complex iOS apps? Then you have come to the right place. This problem-solution guide will help you to eliminate expensive learning curves and focus on specific issues to make you proficient at tasks and the speed-up time involved. Beginning with some advanced UI components such as Stack Views and UICollectionView, you will gradually move on to building an interface efficiently. You will work through adding gesture recognizer and touch elements on table cells for custom actions. You will work with the Photos framework to access and manipulate photos. You will then prepare your app for multitasking and write responsive and highly efficient apps. Next, you will integrate maps and core location services while making your app more secure through various encryption methods. Finally, you will dive deep into the advanced techniques of implementing notifications while working with memory management and optimizing the performance of your apps. By the end of the book, you will master most of the latest iOS 10 frameworks.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
iOS Programming Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Social sharing

Sharing content in social media is a common thing in our lives nowadays. We share our moods, ideas, thoughts, photos, videos, and so on every day in social networks. Social networks now are another world where people live and that drives us away from our real life and real communication. Anyway, as an iOS developer and regardless of whether you agree or disagree with the social networks life, you have to know how to share content from your app to social network or to other apps you have in your device. In this section, we will see how to share content from an iOS app by continuing the demo project we built before. During this time, we will share a contact information when a user clicks on the contact from the list.

Getting ready

The class that is responsible for the sharing of content for all available services is the UIActivityViewController class. This class does all the magic behind the scenes, and the user will just select the service they want to share using a dialog screen...