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Johann Dowa

Tutorial: Utilizing The New Multitasking APIs Added With The iOS 7 SDK

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One of the touted features of iOS 7 has been the upgrade multitasking in iOS 7.  Using the new APIs added in iOS 7 it’s now possible to update apps that are running in the background.

Here’s a nice series of tutorials providing a nice overview and step-by-step examples of how to use the new multitasking APIs in iOS 7 – remote notifications, background fetch, and the background transfer service.

Here are the three tutorials in the series:

– An Overview Of The New Multitasking Enhancements
Working With Background Fetch
Using The Background Service

If you haven’t seen it yet, there is a nice overview of these enhancements in WWDC 2013 Session 204 (Apple Developer login required for download)

A nice  starting point  for those looking to utilize the new multitasking interface in iOS 7.

Thanks to Tom for the submission.


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