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Learning iPad Programming: A Hands-On Guide to Building iPad Apps, Second Edition by Kirby Turner, Tom Harrington

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19. Printing with AirPrint

AirPrint is a feature that makes it possible to print wireless from the iPad. This is a welcome feature for many iPad users who prefer having a hard copy of content such as receipts from online purchases, documents, and images.

In this chapter, you will learn about the printing subsystem provided by iOS and explore how to incorporate printing into your own apps.

How Printing Works

Printing is a feature you build into your app—it is not something that is automatically provided to users of each and every app on the device. Your app must provide a way for the user to request content to be printed. This usually takes the form of a tap on a button displayed in a navigation bar or toolbar. When a user wants to print from ...

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