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Johann Dowa

Tutorial: Working With iOS User Data APIs (Location, Calendar, Address Book, Photos)

There are many different types of user data on the iOS platform available that can be accessed.  John Smuzski has created a nice concise guide on accessing the many different types of user data available on the iOS platform  including:

– How to get the authorization status for each api
– User location
– Contacts information
– Calendar and reminder data
– Photo and video data

You’ll also find some great tips on what to do if the user changes their privacy settings, creating purpose strings and some best practices.

The tutorial also includes a source code example containing an app displaying.

You can find the tutorial over at the Captech consulting blog here.

A nice straightforward guide an example for working with the various data APIs on the iOS platform.

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