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The iPhone™ Developer’s Cookbook: Building Applications with the iPhone 3.0 SDK, Second Edition by Erica Sadun

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18. Connecting to the Address Book

In addition to standard user interface controls and media components that you’d see on any computer, the iPhone SDK provides a number of tightly focused developer solutions specific to iPhone and iPod touch delivery. The most useful of these include Address Book access, allowing you to programmatically access and manage the contacts database. This chapter introduces the Address Book and demonstrates how to use its frameworks in your applications. You read about accessing information on a contact-by-contact basis, how to modify and update contact information, and how to use predicates to find just the contact you’re interested in. This chapter also covers the GUI classes that provide interactive solutions for ...

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