Web Views and Connections
It’s hard to find an app that doesn’t rely on networking in some way. It might need to get updated data, connect with online leaderboards, or just receive a news feed of some sort. In Chapter 10 you used online data within the Map View, and you’ll build on that experience in this chapter. You’ll enlist a “Web View” control to provide embedded browsing functionality and learn to use the underlying networking APIs to build an app that pulls data off the Internet.
The Web View Control
As its name suggests, the “Web View” control is used to provide a view of web content. It’s basically the Safari browser from your iOS device, but without all the functionality for controlling it, such as back buttons, bookmark ...