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Text entry on tvOS: Search for locations

Text entry on tvOS: Search for locations: Learning Apple tvOS App Development
Text entry on tvOS: Search for locations: Learning Apple tvOS App Development

Apple TV is designed for entertainment, not data entry. Since most people interact with Apple TV using a remote and not a keyboard, you should collect the minimum amount of information necessary. In your case, this is the name of city to retrieve the corresponding weather forecast. The UIKit component that you are going to use for that, which is already highly optimized for the use on a TV, is a simple UITextField. CLLocation will allow us to reverse geocode to a city name, so that you can simply search for geo coordinates to get the correct weather forecast.

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