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The Gourmet iOS Developer’s Cookbook: Even More Recipes for Better iOS App Development by Erica Sadun

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1. Media

Each recent iOS iteration has delivered intriguing updates to the media capabilities of AVFoundation. This chapter explores some of the advances that have made their way into this framework over the past few years and shows you how you can integrate these features into your own applications. You will read about speech generation, the feature that exposes a text-to-speech API for developers; barcode recognition, which enables you to leverage the device camera to recognize a wide range of barcode styles; and block-based movie creation, which applies modern language features to a traditional AVFoundation task.

Speech

In iOS 7, Apple finally exposed a text-to-speech API for developers. Until that time, developers could either leverage license-heavy ...

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