In this chapter, we had an introduction of what Core Data is and its features that make it a preferred framework used for persisting information.
We also had a brief idea of the Data Model and how it is related to entities, properties, attributes, relationships, inverse relationships, and so on.
We have also learned about the concept of MVC and the role of the terms: Managed Object Model, Managed Object, and Managed Object Context. Finally, we saw the Core Data API and Persistent Store, Persistent Store Coordinator, Fetch Request, and FetchedResultsController.
Also, we took a detailed look at the different functions that can be performed by the application we will develop in this book.
We saw different screenshots the variety of application views, along with their respective controls. Also, we saw the tasks performed when different view controls are selected.
In the next chapter, we'll talk about protocols — what they are, how the methods are declared in a protocol, and the role of the...