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DPS913 lecture notes Wed Mar 10

Before the study week break, we got started with the full-function Core Data example app. Today, we’ll finish our study of the app and its concepts.


Prepare for today’s class

Show up on time. Be alert and mentally agile. Be prepared to learn.

If you wish, you can look at some of the introductory readings in the DPS913 Virtual Textbook.

And, you can go through the digital content linked below.


Coming up in DPS913 / APD601

Fri Mar 12 – value transformer, device management, assignment negotiation

Wed Mar 17 – updating (versioning) Core Data models, importing data

Fri Mar 19 – importing data continued


Example apps covered today

Downloadable – “CD Complete”

Downloadable – “Professors”


Learning objectives for today

(this section is from the Wed Feb 24 lecture notes – these objectives are still valid for today’s lecture)

There are three important learning objectives for today:

  1. Moving beyond a simple read-only Core Data app, to a read-write Core Data app
  2. Learning more about Core Data operations and managed objects
  3. Identifying, designing, and implementing a view controller re-use pattern

In addition to these three important learning objectives, there are two others:

  1. Learn about, and work with, navigation bar buttons
  2. Learn about, and use, selectors


(new learning objectives for Wed Mar 10)

There are two important learning objectives for today:

  1. Using a value transformer to store any type of object in a Core Data store
  2. Using a category to extend a class/object

In addition to these two important learning objectives, there is one other:

  1. Send email from within your application


Blog posts for today’s class

Week 7’s “Full-function Core Data example app”

Store a UIImage in Core Data using a value transformer


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