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Jesse FeilerImplementing iOS and macOS Documents with the Files Apphttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4492-0_6

6. Implementing Documents on iOS

Jesse Feiler1 
Plattsburgh, NY, USA
There are three main issues you have to consider when implementing documents on iOS:
  • With the advent of the iOS Files app in iOS 11, users began to have access to the underlying file system in iOS.

  • The basic class for iOS documents is UIDocument, which is designed to be subclassed.

  • UIDocumentBrowserViewController is a view controller designed to implement the user interface of the Files iOS app.

This chapter focuses on the first point: Files.

Using Files and the iOS File System

When the first iPhone was launched, it wasn’t an immediate success. In fact, ...

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