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Molly K. Maskrey, App Development Recipes for iOS and watchOS, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1820-4_11

11. Web Services

Molly K. Maskrey

(1)Parker, Colorado, USA

While most of our initial app creations are fairly simple and well contained, within a short period of time we’ll need to access external information if we’re doing anything serious as an iOS developer. We talk in several places about accessing data from sensor systems or controlling home automation devices using Apple’s HomeKit ecosystem. However, if we want to download music or video, upload game scores to our own database, or share files or even small pieces of information, we’re going to have to use some type of web services to move data between the cloud and our device. ...

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