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HTTP Networking in iOS

by Alex Vollmer

Learn how to connect your iOS application to remote APIs via HTTP using Apple's Foundation Networking.

What you'll learn

We live in a connected world, and few iOS apps stand on their own without some kind of server process to connect to. The majority of those servers provide an HTTP interface. In this course, you will learn how to use Apple's Foundation APIs to connect to those services. You will also learn about several handy debugging tools and techniques, as well as practical design patterns to improve your iOS apps.

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About the author

Alex has been playing with computers since he first laid hands on an Apple II in the early 1980's. He began developing software professionally over fifteen years ago and has worked on a wide variety of systems and programming languages. Since the original iOS SDK was released in 2007, he has focused exclusively on iOS development. He has built several successful and award-winning apps both for himself and for clients in his consulting practice. In addition to software development, he is a... more

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