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Anyone Can Create an App: Beginning iPhone and iPad programming by Wendy L. Wise

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Chapter 18. Adding data to your LioN app

This chapter covers

  • Adding hardcoded data to your LioN app
  • Refactoring to be MVC compliant
  • Showing the description on the cell

You created the foundation of the LioN app in the last chapter, and you’re going to add more functionality to it in this chapter. I told you about my approach in chapter 17: you’ll code, test, refactor, and then do it all over again. You may want me to show you the final output, but this iterative development is part of the process. If you try to code a big chunk of functionality all at once, you won’t know which parts work and which don’t when you test it. You’ll have to walk through everything you wrote to find the error. It’s much easier to start small, test, refactor, ...

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