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iOS 4 in Action: Developing iPhone and iPad Apps by Shannon Appelcline, Christopher Allen, Brandon Trebitowski, Jocelyn Harrington

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Chapter 7. Advanced view controllers

 

This chapter covers
  • Working with navigation-based interfaces
  • The flipside controller
  • The split view controller
  • Popover and modal view controllers
  • Mixture of view controllers

 

When we started our look at view controllers in chapter 5, we promised that we’d return to the more advanced view controllers that manage several pages of content at once. That’s the purpose of this chapter: to introduce you to the final fundamental building block of iOS that allows you to build complex multipage applications.

In this chapter, we’ll take an in-depth look at three view controllers: the tab bar controller, the navigation controller, and the unique split view controller (at the time of writing, it’s only available ...

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