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iOS Cloud Development For Dummies by Neal Goldstein

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Chapter 15

Deploying Your Web Services

In This Chapter

arrow Cleaning up your app to deploy it to the cloud

arrow Tackling security considerations

arrow Deploying rtpointsofinterest to Google App Engine

So here you are. The Moment of Truth.

RoadTrip can now download points of interest using a web service or two, and Road Trip Editor can add and delete points of interest. All you have left to do is to deploy your resource and its web services (the GoogleAppEngineLauncher application) to Google App Engine, and you’ll be officially running in the cloud. At that point, you’ll be able to access the points of interest web service and download the points of interest to your device.

Once you’ve done that, you’ll be able to add and delete points of interest from your itinerary and have that synchronized across all your devices courtesy of Core Data and iCloud.

Not a bad day’s work.

Interestingly enough, after setting up App Engine, developing the web services, and modifying RoadTrip to use them, actually deploying your app to App Engine is a bit anticlimactic — as in it’s really, really easy.

But before you press the button to send your app cloud-wards, there are some things you’ll want to do and some things ...

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