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Core Data iOS Essentials

By : Bintu Harwani, B. M. Harwani
Book Image

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
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Creating a module to develop an interface to enter the product information

In this module, we will learn how to add a View that allows us to enter the information of the product (that is sold to selected customers) and invoke the save action to save the information entered.

The steps involved in developing this module are as follows:

  1. 1. Adding the ViewController class: AddProductController class for entering information of the products sold to the customers.

  2. 2. Defining the protocol, outlets, and action methods in the header file: AddProductController.h.

  3. 3. Designing the View of the AddProductController class and connecting the controls.

  4. 4. Invoking the delegate methods from the implementation file: AddProductController.m.

Adding a ViewController class for entering the information of the products sold to the customers

We need to add a View Controller by the name AddProductController to the application. The View of the AddProductController class will display the UI controls to enter the information...