SimpleBackgroundFetch is a simple app that illustrates how to use background transfers.
Running the Sample
The sample downloads an image defined in APLViewController.m by:
To run this sample correctly, you must specify an appropriate URL.
If you do not have access to a convenient web server, you can start one on your OS X system. In Terminal, type the following:
sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/org.apache.httpd.plist
You can then put whatever files you want to test with in
and access them in Simulator via:
To see the background operation in progress you should ensure that the transfer takes a non-trivial length of time, either by downloading a sufficiently large image, or by specifying a remote URL with network latencies.
Note that this app does not require a Background Mode capability.
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