Chapter 5

Adding iCloud Support

In This Chapter

arrow Seeing how iCloud works

arrow Using Core Data to implement iCloud support

arrow Managing iCloud provisioning and entitlements

arrow Testing your iCloud implementation

The fact that the iPhone and the iPad are mobile isn’t what makes them so beloved — hey, there are lots of mobile devices available after all. What people really like is the fact that the iPhone and iPad make it easier for them to be mobile.

One thing that increases mobility is the ability to share your data among devices without having to manually sync them. Of course, the applications built into the iPhone and iPad (Contacts and Calendars, for example) or built by Apple (Keynote and Pages, for example) already do the sharing thing using iCloud. But while that works great for the Apple apps, what about data sharing for all the non-Apple apps — apps such as RoadTrip?

Well, just as the Apple apps are built on top of iCloud, you can also build your apps on top of iCloud. In this chapter, you get introduced to the features in Core Data that let you do precisely that.

Of course, you have ...

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