As with every major release, iOS 7 includes many new APIs that developers can take advantage of in their applications. In this tutorial, we’ll take a look at a brand new framework introduced in iOS 7, the Multipeer Connectivity framework. This framework adds support for discovering, connecting to, and communicating with nearby services, such as iOS devices. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a simple, multi-player game using this new framework.
A wide range new APIs have been introduced in iOS 7, giving developers new possibilities and opportunities. The framework that’s drawn my attention is the Multipeer Connectivity framework. It offers a number of neat features that I’d like to demonstrate in this tutorial.