Settings Bundle

Now you are going to create a settings bundle so that the NextItemName preference can be changed from Coffee Cup to whatever string the user desires.

Figure 26.1  Homepwner settings bundle

Homepwner settings bundle

These days many designers consider settings bundles to be distasteful and most apps do not include a settings bundle. That said, many apps do have settings bundles, so it is a good idea to know how to make them.

The phrase settings bundle makes it sound scarier than it is. The bundle is just a directory that holds a plist that describes what controls should appear in this view and what default each control is manipulating. ...

Get iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.