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iOS 8 SDK Development, 2nd Edition by Janie Clayton, Chris Adamson

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Chapter 3Programming in Swift for iOS

In a single chapter, we’ve learned enough about the iOS SDK to write a simple app that can send tweets on our behalf to the Internet. Still, we did have to take it on faith that the code we used to create the SLComposeViewController would do what we needed it to. Now that we’ve gained some familiarity with our tools, it’s time to do the same with the language and libraries.

In this chapter, we’re going to look at the fundamentals of coding an iOS app: programming with Swift and calling the default frameworks, UIKit and Foundation. As we go, we’ll make a series of enhancements to our Twitter app. We’ll add the ability to see our twitter.com page, internationalize the app for other languages and locales, and ...

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