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iPhone Application Development for iOS 4: Visual QuickStart Guide by Duncan Campbell

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10. Contacts, Calendars, E-mail, and SMS

One of the great aspects of the iPhone is how the built-in applications can share data and work with each other. For example, when making a phone call in the Phone application, you select from a list of contacts created in the Contacts application.

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to use the APIs for interacting with some of the iPhone’s built-in applications: the Contacts, Calendar, Mail, and SMS applications.

You’ll first learn how contact information is stored and how you can go about retrieving, creating, editing, and saving contacts in your own code. You’ll also see how you ...

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