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Objective-C for Absolute Beginners: iPhone, iPad and Mac Programming Made Easy, Second Edition by Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher, Gary Bannett

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Chapter 11

Storing Information

As a developer, there will be many different situations in which you will need to store data. Users will expect your application (app) to remember preferences and other information each time they launch it. In previous chapters, we discussed the Book Store app. With this app, users will expect your application to remember all of the books in the bookstore and have it default to a database location. Your application will need a way to store this information, retrieve it, and possibly search and sort this data. Working with data can sometimes be difficult. Fortunately, Apple has provided methods and frameworks to make this process easier.

In this chapter, we discuss two different formats in which data will need ...

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