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Sams Teach Yourself iOS 6 Application Development in 24 Hours, Fourth Edition by John Ray

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Hour 7. Working with Text, Keyboards, and Buttons

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• How to use text fields

• Input and output in scrollable text views

• How to enable data detectors

• A way to spruce up the standard iOS buttons

In the preceding hour, you explored views and view controllers and created a simple application that accepted user input and generated output when a button was pushed. These are the basic building blocks that we expand on in this hour. In this hour, we create an application that uses multiple different input and output techniques. You learn how to implement and use editable text fields, text views, and graphical buttons, and how to configure the onscreen keyboard.

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