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Beginning iOS 5 Development: Exploring the iOS SDK by Jeff LaMarche, Jack Nutting, Dave Mark

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Chapter 10

Storyboards

Over the course of the past several chapters, you've become intimately familiar with nib files, the UITableView class, and navigating between views using UINavigationViewController. Together, these building blocks make up a robust, flexible tool kit for building mobile apps, as evidenced by the hundreds of thousands of iPhone and iPad applications that have been created in the past few years.

However, there's always room for improvement. As more and more people have been introduced to these tools, some of their shortcomings have started to feel like a burden. As you've been learning, you may have wondered about some of these issues yourself:

  • The delegate/ dataSource pattern for specifying UITableView content is great ...

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