Friday , 19 July 2019

Tag Archives: service

Champion security best practices as a community service

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iOS tutorial, part 2: Creating a web service

Before jumping into creating a web service, let’s modify the Flickr-based API calls from our previous project to look into another web service. We’ll explore a more complex response, which will set us up for the meat of this tutorial: creating our own web service and interacting with it. The basics remain the same throughout most web services. For this example, I chose a ... Read More »

Create your own web service for an iOS app, part three

In part one of our series on how to create the web service backend for the iGlobe app, we created the web database, the web service backend, and the iOS frontend (Storyboard). Part two focused on connecting to the web service and fetching actual data. Now you’ll see how to create tags, which are what users will exchange to win ... Read More »

Create your own web service for an iOS app, part one

In my previous TechRepublic series, we used an existing web service to create an iOS app (“Creating a web service, parts one and two”). In this series, we’ll create the web service backend for a different app called iGlobe, which is a game I created a while ago. Basically, we want the user to be able to tag a place ... Read More »

Create your own web service for an iOS app, part two

In part one of our series on how to create the web service backend for the iGlobe app, we created the web database, the web service backend, and the iOS frontend (Storyboard). Now we’ll focus on connecting to the web service and fetching actual data.  Step 4: Fetch data a. NSURLConnection First, let’s add some properties to our UsersListViewController.m: @interface ... Read More »