Drill-down using XML

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by jpmcgrath, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. jpmcgrath macrumors newbie

    Jul 15, 2011
    I'm new to iOS dev, but I'd like to solve this problem:

    I have an XML feed - http://www.navigant.com/services/professionals.ashx - that I would like to parse and put into a tableView in my application. The table view is housed within a tab bar application, which is the rootViewController. I'd like to have the information drill-down, as in this line of logic...

    Industry -> Location -> Professionals List -> Professionals Details

    All of the samples that I have found feature a navigation controller as the rootViewController, which is throwing me off. I've tried to get the XML feed functioning on its own, but I can't quite get the logic right.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated :) Thanks!
  2. ethical macrumors 68000

    Dec 22, 2007
    Take a look at this tutorial. http://www.devx.com/wireless/Article/45161/1954

    You need to create a TabBar Application then set the view controllers as navigation controllers. The guide uses Xcode 3.x, which is what I used when doing a similar thing because I couldn't figure out how to follow the instructions in Xcode 4, but if you persist I'm sure you'll work it out.

    Edit: Here's Apple's documentation on doing this: http://developer.apple.com/library/...html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40007457-CH104-SW1

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