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RubyMotion iOS Development Essentials by Abhishek Nalwaya, Akshat Paul

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Chapter 6. Device Capability – Power Unleashed

"Software will give you respect, but hardware will give you the Power."

- Akshat Paul

An iPhone is not only used for making calls, surfing the Internet, and playing music, but it is also the most advanced piece of hardware that can be used to take pictures, know your present location, comprehend gestures, and to do so many other things. So why not take advantage of these incredible device capabilities in your application. The beauty of these features is that just by tapping into the tools that the iPhone SDK provides, one can quickly import pictures, locations, and maps with minimal lines of code.

In this chapter we will focus on the following topics:

  • Camera
  • Location Manager (GPS)
  • Gestures
  • Core Data ...

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