Chapter    1

Here We Go Round Again

So, you’re still creating iPhone applications, huh? Great! iOS and the App Store have enjoyed tremendous success, fundamentally changing the way mobile applications are delivered and completely changing what people expect from their mobile devices. Since the first release of the iOS Software Development Kit (SDK) in March 2008, Apple has been busily adding new functionality and improving what was already there. It’s no less exciting a platform than it was back when it was first introduced. In fact, in many ways, it’s more exciting, because Apple keeps expanding the amount of functionality available to third-party developers like us.

Since the last release of this book, More iOS 6 Development (Apress, 2012), ...

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