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An overview of RestKit, a Core Data enabled iOS and MacOSX framework for Restful applications

ASIHttpRequest, AFNetworking, MKNetworkKit,… The iOS/MacOSX programming landscape is full of helper libraries to deal with asynchronous network communications in your applications. RestKit can be seen as yet another library to do it. However, its approach is radically different since it does not only address asynchronous networking but also object mapping and a seamless persistance of such mappings locally through CoreData. This approach is quite interesting when it comes to interact with Restful web services because of the time (and code!) you can save. In this…

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