Pro Core Data for iOS, Second Edition

Authors: Warner, Robert, Privat, Michael

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  • Pro Core Data for iOS explains how to use the Core Data framework for iOS SDK 5 using Xcode 4.2. The book explains both how and why to use Core Data, from simple to advanced techniques.

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Fully updated for Xcode 4.2, Pro Core Data for iOS explains how to use the Core Data framework for iOS SDK 5 using Xcode 4.2. The book explains both how and why to use Core Data, from simple to advanced techniques. Covering common and advanced persistence patterns, this book prepares any iOS developer to store and retrieve data accurately and efficiently.

This book starts by giving you a solid grounding in Core Data, providing a foundation for the rest of the book. With this knowledge, you'll have all you need to master Core Data and power your data-driven applications. You'll see how to work with SQLite and how to create an efficient data model to represent your data. Once you've established your data model, you'll learn how to work with data objects and refine result sets to get the most out of the stored data.

The advanced portions of the book begin by showing you how to tune your apps' performance and memory usage, to give you a truly professional edge. You'll see how to version and migrate your data as well, to ensure your data stays organized and efficient. Finally, the book covers managing table views with NSFetchedResultsController.

About the authors

Rob Warner is a senior technical staff member for Availity, LLC, based in Jacksonville, Florida, where he works with various teams and technologies to deliver solutions in the healthcare sector. He co-authored emThe Definitive Guide to SWT and JFace/em (Apress, 2004), and he blogs at a href="http://www.Grailbox.com"Grailbox.com/a. He earned his bachelor s degree in English from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He lives in Jacksonville with his wife, Sherry, and their five children.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Getting Started

    Privat, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 1-26

  • Understanding Core Data

    Privat, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 27-57

  • Storing Data: SQLite and Other Options

    Privat, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 59-110

  • Creating a Data Model

    Privat, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 111-132

  • Working with Data Objects

    Privat, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 133-186

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3657-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $44.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3656-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pro Core Data for iOS, Second Edition
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Robert Warner and Michael Privat
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-3657-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-3657-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-3656-6
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
IX, 400
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