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iOS 7 Development Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by Joseph Hoffman, Shawn Grimes, Colin Francis, Hans-Eric Grönlund

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Chapter     14

User Data Recipes

No two people are alike, and in the same way no two iOS devices are alike. The information that one device stores depends on the person who uses it. We populate our devices with our lives, including our photos, calendars, notes, contacts, and music. As developers, it is important to be able to access all of this information regardless of the device so that we can incorporate it into our applications and provide a more unique, user-specific interface. In this chapter, we cover a variety of methods for dealing with user-based data. First we focus on the calendar, and then we focus on the address book.

Recipe 14-1. Working with NSCalendar and NSDate

Many different applications are used for time-based and date-based ...

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