Core Data iOS Essentials

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Learn
  • Get a solid grasp of what Core Data is and how it works
  • Build full featured data driven applications for iOS devices
  • Design appropriate data models to fit your app's needs
  • Make your app's data easily searchable
  • Display your data in an attractive, flexible way
About

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.

Features
  • Covers the essential skills you need for working with Core Data in your applications.
  • Particularly focused on developing fast, light weight data-driven iOS applications.
  • Builds a complete example application. Every technique is shown in context.
  • Completely practical with clear, step-by-step instructions.
Page Count 340
Course Length 10 hours 12 minutes
ISBN 9781849690942
Date Of Publication 25 Apr 2011

Authors

B.M.Harwani

B.M.Harwani is the founder and owner of Microchip Computer Education (MCE), based in Ajmer, India that provides computer education in all programming and web developing platforms. He graduated with a BE in computer engineering from the University of Pune, and also has a 'C' Level (master's diploma in computer technology) from DOEACC, Government Of India.

Being involved in the teaching field for over 16 years, he has developed the art of explaining even the most complicated topics in a straightforward and easily understandable fashion. He has written several books on various subjects that includes JSP, JSF, EJB, PHP, .Net, Joomla, jQuery, and Smartphones. He also writes articles on a variety of computer subjects, which can be seen on a number of websites. To know more, visit his blog, http://bmharwani.com/blog.

The list of books written by B.M.Harwani are Programming & Problem Solving through C (BPB, 2004), Learn Tally in Just Three Weeks (Pragya, 2005), Data Structures and Algorithms through C (CBC, 2006), Master Unix Shell Programming (CBC, 2006), Business Systems (CBC, 2006), Practical Java Projects (Shroff, 2007), Practical Web Services (Shroff, 2007), Java for Professionals (Shroff, 2008), C++ for Beginners (Shroff, 2009), Practical ASP.NET 3.5 Projects (Shroff, 2009), Java Server Faces—A Practical Approach for Beginners (PHI Learning, 2009), Practical JSF Project using NetBeans (PHI Learning, 2009), Foundation Joomla (Friends of ED, 2009), Practical EJB Projects (Shroff, 2009), Data Structures and Algorithms in C++ (Dreamtech Press, 2010), Developing Web Applications in PHP and AJAX (Tata McGraw Hill, 2010), and jQuery Recipes (Apress, 2010).