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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 16. Using Event Kit on the iPhone and iPad

 

This chapter covers
  • Overview of the Event Kit frameworks
  • Adding an event programmatically
  • Using Event Kit view controllers
  • Fetching events by using Grand Central Dispatch

 

With the Calendar app in iOS 4, iPhone or iPad owners can easily consolidate their Gmail account, Microsoft Exchange account, Mobile Me account, and other calendar accounts on the same device. The Calendar’s database can be accessed within your application through Event Kit frameworks. The Event Kit frameworks are made up of two frameworks: the Event Kit framework and the Event Kit UI framework. Together, they help your application access the Calendar’s database from a high level. Previously, in chapter 9, we covered ...

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