Ways to enable file sharing within apps has been much sought after functionality, and with iOS 4 new functionality was introduced allowing you to enable file sharing between your apps and iTunes. There are so many little things that need to be done to get this functionality working just right.
Fortunately, Ray Wenderlich, the creator of the Space Game Starter Kit and co-author of the Learning Cocos2D book, has written an extensive tutorial showing exactly how to get this done, and detailing all those little things.
Included in this tutorial are, among other things:
- ZIP compression
- Using the new NSFileWrapper Class
- Exporting/Importing Files
- Placing files in the right directories
You can find the tutorial here:
How To Integrate iTunes File Sharing With Your iOS App
This should prove to be a very useful functionality to include within many apps.
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