Chapter 10. Connecting to Services

As an Internet-connected device, the iPhone is particularly suited to subscribing to Web-based services. Apple has lavished the platform with a solid grounding in all kinds of network computing and its supporting technologies. The iPhone SDK handles sockets, password keychains, SQL access, XML processing, and more. This chapter surveys common techniques for network computing, offering recipes that simplify day-to-day tasks.

Recipe: Adding Custom Settings Bundles

Any iPhone application can add preferences into the main Settings screen (see Figure 10-1). Custom settings are listed after system settings, but otherwise look and act like the ones that Apple preloaded into your system. As these screenshots show, custom ...

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