Chapter 13. iPod Library Access

The iPhone, in addition to being a phone, is a first-class music player as well. Out of the box, people can (and do) use it to listen to music, podcasts, and audio books. Of course, it goes without saying that the iPod touch is also a music player.

iPhone SDK programs have always been able to play sounds and music, but with the 3.0 SDK, we now have access to our user's entire audio library. This means, for example, that games can provide a soundtrack or allow users to create one from their own music library. In this chapter, we're going to explore the various aspects of finding and playing the user's own music.

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