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Mastering iOS 10 Programming by Donny Wals

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Chapter 10.  Fetching and Displaying Data from the Network

Most modern applications communicate with a web service. Some apps rely on them heavily, acting as a layer that simply reads data from the Web and displays it in an app form. Other apps use the Web as a way to retrieve and sync data to make it locally available or only use the Web as a backup storage. Some apps are a combination of these multiple strategies.

In this chapter, we will expand the FamilyMovies application so it uses a web service to retrieve popularity ratings for the movies our family members have added as their favorites. We'll store these popularity ratings in our Core Data database and display them together with the names of the movies.

In this chapter, you'll learn about ...

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