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Learning Core Data for iOS: A Hands-On Guide to Building Core Data Applications by Tim Roadley

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13. Backup & Restore with Dropbox

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In Chapter 12, search functionality was added to Grocery Dude. The feature set will now be extended to include a data backup and restore capability. This capability will be achieved by integrating with Dropbox, which is a free web service providing limited cloud based file storage. The Dropbox Sync API for iOS (www.dropbox.com/developers/sync) will be leveraged to provide a device-local Dropbox file system. Anything copied to this file system will be automatically synchronized with the user’s Dropbox account. If Grocery Dude users don’t have a Dropbox account, they will need to create one. If they require more than 2GB of storage, they may need to upgrade their Dropbox ...

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