Chapter 7. Creating advanced view controllers

This chapter covers

  • Working with navigation-based interfaces
  • The flipside controller
  • The split view controller
  • Popover and modal view controllers

When we started our look at view controllers in chapter 5, we promised that we’d return to the more advanced view controllers that manage several pages of content at once. That’s the purpose of this chapter: to introduce you to the final fundamental building block of the iPhone OS that allows you to build complex multipage applications.

In this chapter, we’ll take an in-depth look at three view controllers: the tab bar controller, the navigation controller, and the split view controller. We’ll also take a briefer look at the flipside controller that ...

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