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

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Chapter 12Working with Photos

One of the main things people use a client app for is to take pictures and share them with their friends. No good Twitter app would be complete without this functionality.

The good news for you is that Apple has realized how important this functionality is to its users and has given us a brand spanking new Photos framework for iOS 8. Now you have more options and control over the camera than you have ever had before.

PhotoKit is a pair of new frameworks introduced in iOS 8: Photos and Photos UI. Photos is the framework that allows us to access photos and videos from the photo library. Photos UI is a paired framework that allows us to create photo-editing app extensions. This allows you to store all of your ...

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