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RestKit for iOS by Taras Kalapun

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Chapter 1. Getting Started

RestKit is a well-known framework without much documentation. Even with its reference manual and accompanying blog posts, not much has been covered, especially in terms of practical usage. Not every developer has the time to indulge in figuring out RestKit on his own before starting a time-constrained project. Sounds familiar?

Learning a new framework comes with its required steps. Before jumping into RestKit libraries, object mapping fundamentals, and data modeling, we need to make the proper introductions. This chapter will start with a simple usage example to warm up the crowd, before elaborating on the whats, whys, and hows of RestKit, in addition to its components. This compact introduction will already have demonstrated ...

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