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How to fetch data using Property List (.plist)

This is the “Plist” example. There are many ways to implement the Plist in iPhone. I am going to show you the simplest way to create the Plist in iPhone.

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Write and Read data to plist file

Why using plists? Becouse it’s simple, effective and comparing to NSUserDefaults very fast.

The main reason that many people failed with this, was the fact, they are trying to save data in Bundle Directory. It can’t be done, this place is protected and be a completed “one thing”. So the best option is to save your data into documents directory.

First of all add a plist to your project in Xcode. For example “data.plist”.

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Beginner’s Guide to iPhone Development

So you’ve got a Mac, you’ve got an iPhone, and you really want to start writing some apps. There’s tons of documentation available, but the best way to learn a new language and framework is to simply dive right in. All of the documentation and tutorials I ran across when learning to program the iPhone depended a little too much on Interface Builder, which basically sticks a layer of magic between me and what I want to do. Frankly, I like to begin at the bottom and work my way up, which is why this tutorial is going to show you how to create a basic ‘Hello World’ application programmatically – without the help of a visual designer.

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Intro to Interface Builder

Interface Builder is good tool for building complex user interfaces for the Mac and iPhone platform. It is, however, a non intuitive program when you first start using it – at least it was for me. This tutorial is here to explain how to use Interface Builder to build your first iPhone application. You can also check out our tutorial on building an iPhone application without using Interface Builder if that seems more up your alley.

Today’s tutorial will end with a simple “hello world” application being built. The application will take a name in and spit out a simple hello phrase with your name included. This is done using just a text input, label, and single button. You can check out a quick little video our of application below.

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Getting Your Location in an iPhone Application

One of the great features in the iPhone is the ability to get your location, which is available on all of the versions with the 1st edition relying on cell tower triangulation, the rest using built in GPS. As a developer, I can think of endless possibilities for using this information, but the first step is getting a hold of the information. This tutorial is going to cover how to get location data using the iPhone SDK.

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Create TabBarController Programmatically

I will show you how to create a UITabBarController application using only code. You’ll notice that this app doesn’t really “do” anything, it just switches between two table view controllers, but I think this will give you the framework to create a tab bar-based application and have the view controllers do whatever you want in your own app. To the left you can see what the final app looks like (thank you to Apple Computer, Inc. for the tab button images which I took from the Elements model app).

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 cases and keyboard dock eyes-on

The Galaxy Note 10.1 is now good and official stateside, and you know that means Samsung has some new accessories to shill. On hand at Lincoln Center were leather cases in a variety of colors (including white, orange and brown) along with versions that mimic the flip covers for the original Galaxy Note and the Galaxy S III — the difference being that they don’t replace the Note 10.1’s backing, as that’s not removable. Samsung also had a keyboard case on display, though so far we’ve yet to see more details. For now, you’ll have to settle for our eyes-on photos below.

Update: Samsung told us many of the cases we saw today are not yet available, but it confirmed $50 a Book Cover case for the Note 10.1 in white and grey.