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  • #419

    Making a Podcast App From Scratch

    To wrap up this series, we add a new model to track and persist the progress of playing episodes. We also restore the player and playback position when coming back from a cold launch.

  • #418

    Making a Podcast App From Scratch

    In this episode we create the UI for our playlist screen, showing episodes from each of the subscribed podcasts. On this screen we combine NSFetchedResultsController with UITableViewDiffableDatasource so that our playlist screen can react to changes to the underlying data and reload as necessary. We do this using the automaticallyMergesChangesFromParent on our NSManagedObjectContext.

  • #416

    Making a Podcast App From Scratch

    In this episode we update all of the episodes in the background when the application is launched. We leverage Operations to do this work and set the qualityOfService to prefer foreground work that the user is actively requesting.

  • #414

    Making a Podcast App From Scratch

    We finish off our operation to import all the episodes given a podcast id and save into the core data store. We also implement a FeedImporter class that listens for new subscriptions in order to kick off the import when a user subscribes.

  • #413

    Making a Podcast App From Scratch

    Our current SubscriptionStore is too tied to the main core data context. In this episode we'll split this behavior on to a new type that will manage persistence for us, as well as implement a solution to solve the problem of core data being initialized asynchronously. We want to delay our app's UI until we have a context we can use.

  • #412

    Making a Podcast App From Scratch

    In preparation for us to have a playlist of episodes ready to play in the app, we need to save the episodes to our Core Data store. In this episode we create the Episode model and associated class.

  • #411

    Making a Podcast App From Scratch

    We refactor out some common logic to show a My Podcasts screen with all of the subscribed podcasts. We fetch the subscriptions using Core Data and listen for changes to subscriptions using our new Typed Notification system.

  • #403

    Making a Podcast App From Scratch

    In this episode we set up a Core Data model for persisting podcast subscriptions. We'll cover the various ways Xcode generates model classes for us and work on saving and loading podcast subscriptions so that the subscribe button behaves as it should.

  • #238

    iOS 10 brings some welcome improvements to Core Data, including the all new NSPersistentContainer class. With this release, Apple has created a streamlined API that captures the most common uses of Core Data in iOS applications. In this episode we'll take a look at NSPersistentContainer, as well as the new code-generation capability in Xcode 8.

  • #218

    In this episode we continue our work on the Apple TV app for NSScreencast by adding a local cache of data we receive from the API. Doing so will allow us to have content immediately on launch without waiting for the network, and will also support client-side searching and filtering. Here we talk about how to set up Core Data with Swift and write a few quick tests using an in-memory store to verify that things are working.

  • #121

    In this episode we continue with our mantle example, this time binding the code to the UI. This involves mapping back to our mantle model for display on the cell, as well as responding to changes using the NSFetchedResultsControllerDelegate protocol.