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Jesse FeilerImplementing iOS and macOS Documents with the Files Apphttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4492-0_7

7. Implementing Documents on iOS: UIDocument and UIDocumentBrowser ViewController

Jesse Feiler1 
Plattsburgh, NY, USA

Documents are critical components of many apps and have been so from the beginning of the personal computer era. Many people still think of documents as paper-based objects, but the documents that people work with today on iOS and macOS are much more sophisticated than their paper predecessors. This chapter introduces today’s documents and their structures. It then explains how to use UIDocumentBrowserViewController to manage documents.

Creating a Document-Based App

As is often the case with the basic ...

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