Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with cloud document URLs, part of Developing for the Apple iCloud API with iOS (2013).
Before we can instantiate our Cloud document, we're going to need to grab a URL…for the appropriate file.…Let's scroll down, and we're going to create a method in the data class at the…bottom that is again going to be a static method and it will return an NSURL, and…we'll call it notesURL.…The reason why we're creating a method for this is because we're going to be…using this repeatedly throughout our code.…So create an NSURL inside the method called URL.…And then we're going to set it equal to NSFileManager defaultManager…URLForUbiquityContainerIdentifier.…
Now the string here that you would pass in is your ID that you put inside of…your project when you connected it to iCloud.…This would enable you to have multiple apps that can communicate with each other…through iCloud data.…So you could have shared documents for different apps.…Since we're not doing that here I'm going to type nil.…On the next line we're going to return url URLByAppendingPathComponent.…
The path component that you append is going to be the name of the file or folder…
- Understanding the class structure of an app
- Building the data model and constants
- Making your app compatible with the Apple Developer portal
- Connecting to iCloud
- Understanding the UIDocument class
- Handling document metadata class
- Opening, closing, saving, and deleting documents from iCloud
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Building the Note-Taking App
2. Preparing the App to Use iCloud
3. Working with iCloud Key-Value Pairs
4. Working with iCloud Documents
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