Sams Teach Yourself Core Data for Mac and iOS in 24 Hours by Jesse Feiler

By Jesse Feiler

In simply 24 periods of 1 hour or much less, commence utilizing middle info to construct strong data-driven apps for iOS units and Mac OS X pcs! utilizing this book’s effortless, step by step method, you’ll realize how Apple’s integrated information endurance framework can help meet any data-related requirement, from informal to enterprise-class. starting with absolutely the fundamentals, you’ll how to create info versions, construct interfaces, have interaction with clients, paintings with information resources and desk perspectives, or even start with iCloud. each lesson builds on what you’ve already realized, providing you with a rock-solid origin for real-world success!


Step-by-step directions rigorously stroll you thru the most typical middle info improvement tasks.


Quizzes and workouts on the finish of every bankruptcy assist you try your knowledge.


Notes current attention-grabbing details regarding the discussion.


Tips provide suggestion or express you more straightforward how you can practice tasks.


Cautions provide you with a warning to attainable difficulties and provides you suggestion on the way to steer clear of them.


Learn tips to…

  • Start writing database apps quick, with Xcode 4’s strong instruments and templates
  • Master the Objective-C positive factors and styles middle info is based upon
  • Understand center Data’s targets, elements, and behavior
  • Model facts graphically with Xcode 4’s information version Editor
  • Leverage the complete strength of controlled Objects
  • Use controllers to combine your information version along with your code
  • Fetch, use, and shop facts from any source
  • Develop interfaces and lines extra speedy with Interface Builder
  • Add navigation and regulate beneficial properties that combine seamlessly with center Data
  • Interact with clients through popovers, segmented controls, motion sheets, and tab bars
  • Create desk perspectives that clients can edit
  • Let Xcode four and center facts validate your info for you
  • Use Predicates to exactly choose the fitting data
  • Get prepared for iCloud positive factors to sync and circulate facts between your iCloud-enabled devices


Jesse Feiler is a number one professional on Apple database improvement. Feiler has labored with databases because the Eighties, writing approximately applied sciences that experience given that advanced into center facts. His database consumers have integrated Federal Reserve financial institution of latest York, younger & Rubicam, and lots of small and nonprofit organisations. His contemporary books comprise Data-Driven iOS Apps for iPad and iPhone with FileMaker seasoned, Bento by way of FileMaker, and FileMaker Go, and FileMaker professional in Depth.


Category: Mac Programming

Covers: Core Data

User Level: Beginning-to-Intermediate


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Even an app that appears to be text-based such as Pages in the iWork suite is a far cry from Hello, World. And when you consider that Mac OS X and iOS are basically just very large apps, it is hard to see how they evolved from Hello, World. When Hello, World first was written, the programming world was already moving away from this linear do this/do that paradigm (called imperative or procedural programming) to a new paradigm called declarative programming, in which the mechanics of how something is done are less important than what is done.

In addition, you will see how to build sorting into your fetch requests so that the data is already in the order you need. Part III, 舠Developing the Core Data Interface舡 Now that you understand the basics of Core Data, you can use it to drive the commands, controls, and interfaces of your apps: 舦 Chapter 11, 舠Finding Your Way Around Interface Builder: The Graphics Story舡舒The Interface Builder editor in Xcode 4 (a separate program until now) provides powerful tools and a compact workspace to help you develop your interface and app functionality.

It is currently free. 1. Although it is an application, it is installed in a special Applications folder inside the Developer folder. 1 Xcode is automatically installed in your Developer folder. 2. (While you are at it, you might want to set the option to keep it in the Dock. 2 Launch Xcode. Tip If you have run Xcode before, preferences might have changed and you may see a different welcome screen舒or none at all. 2, from this point you can create a new project, get help, and generally get started with Xcode.

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