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iOS in Practice by Bear Cahill

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Chapter 10. iTunes API, iPad, and iAd—MusicSearch

 

This chapter covers
  • Connecting to iTunes
  • Converting your apps for iPad
  • Adding ads to your app

 

Integrating various systems seems to be a big area of growth for technology in general, and especially in the mobile world. A growing number of apps let you post to Twitter, the Facebook app can sync with your contacts, and ShareKit will let you integrate with a variety of online options.

Another great app for integration is iTunes. The iTunes API is easy-to-understand JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) text, which can be parsed and scavenged for interesting data.

Two other growing areas for development are with the iPad and iAds. Both were launched with a great deal of hype and continue to ...

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