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Beginning iOS Cloud and Database Development by Brian Miller, Nick Tichawa, Nathan Ooley

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Chapter     4

Basic Setup of iCloud and Key-Value Storage

In this chapter you will learn the fundamentals of adding iCloud to your application. We discuss the most basic type of storage, the Key-Value Store, but first we walk through provisioning and entitlements.

App IDs, Provisioning, and Entitlements

An App ID is the identifier used for your app. This ID is solely unique to your app and cannot be used by anyone else.

By default, an iOS device can run apps from the app store and apps that are included with the OS. Provisioning is the process that enables your device to run your app. Provisioning also grants your app iCloud support.

Entitlements are a simple version of access control for your app. When your app is compiled and run, the entitlement ...

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