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Core Data iOS Essentials

By : Bintu Harwani, B. M. Harwani
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Core Data iOS Essentials

By: Bintu Harwani, B. M. Harwani

Overview of this book

Core Data is the essential ingredient in data driven iOS apps. It's used for storing, retrieving, and manipulating application data in databases, XML, and binary formats. It's an essential component for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad apps.Core Data Essentials provides a clear, readable guide to the most useful aspects of Core Data. Built around a realistic example app, the book showcases the most important aspects of Core Data development in the context of a complete, functioning app written in Objective C.The book starts with a tour of how the app works. Then you'll see how to easily display data using the Table View. You'll learn how to develop an appropriate data model that fits the needs of your app, then implement that model as updatable data objects. You'll see how to update data and build relationships between objects and learn how Core Data can work with search, and how to provide your users with friendly data editing features.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Core Data iOS Essentials
About the Author
About the Reviewers


This chapter was focused on maintaining the information of the master product that our vendor deals with. The maintenance of the master product's information includes displaying, adding, deleting, and modifying the information and hence, the task was divided into four modules. We developed the first two modules in the previous chapter. We learned how to develop the third and the fourth modules in this chapter. The third module explained how to connect the master product's menu to the RootViewController class (that displays the first View when an application is launched), so that the information of the master product(s) available for sale can be entered. The fourth and the final module displayed the information of the selected master product and allowed us to modify its information including its name, quantity, price, and image.

In the next chapter, which is the last chapter of our book, we will learn how to apply the Search Facility to the Products and will learn how to update the...