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Learning iOS 8 for Enterprise by Mayank Birani

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Chapter 5. Frameworks Introduced with iOS 8

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Working with PhotoKit
  • Handoff for resuming activities seamlessly among all devices

Working with PhotoKit

One new feature in iOS 8 has been revealed; it is named PhotoKit, also known as Photos Framework. It's a new extension that lets developers work more effectively with photos and videos stored in the device.

PhotoKit consists of the following two new frameworks:

  • Photos Framework: This will allow developers to retrieve and edit photos and videos. It is responsible for handling changes made from external apps and also provides the tools to build a complete app, such as the Photos app that is available in iOS by default.
  • Photos UI: This is responsible for ...

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