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iOS in Practice by Bear Cahill

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Chapter 7. CoreData, iPod access, and playing music—PlayMyLists

 

This chapter covers
  • The CoreData framework
  • Accessing databases
  • Creating and working with music playlists

 

The iPhone, iPod, and iPad are great music playing devices and allow you to create playlists. You may want to write an app that includes the ability to create a playlist used within the app. With access to the music in the iPod on a device and a database for the app, apps can allow the user to select tracks and create their own play-lists within an app.

Creating playlists is useful, but being able to play them is what’s important. Using the iPod access to select tracks, CoreData to store the selections, and the music player to play the music makes for a usable app. ...

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