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OS X App Development with CloudKit and Swift by Bruce Wade

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© Bruce Wade 2016

Bruce Wade, OS X App Development with CloudKit and Swift, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1880-8_4

4. Introduction to CloudKit

Bruce Wade

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Now that we know what data our app must store, we will take a look at CloudKit and how it can help meet our data-storage needs. In this chapter we will provide an overview of CloudKit at a high level and provide a walkthrough of the CloudKit Dashboard. This is where we will manage the application’s data, configure access rights, and monitor resource usage.

iCloud Accounts

iCloud accounts are the backbone of CloudKit. Anything you do requires a logged-in account, with the exception of browsing public data (which will be discussed later). This gives ...

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