iOS Example:


1. Static data to be used in app.

To save static data in plist follow these methods:

a) Add a new file

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b) Click Property list in Resources

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c) Name the propertylist and a file will be created as(data.plist here)

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d) You can create a plist of Arrays and Dictionaries as:

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// Read plist from bundle and get Root Dictionary out of it

NSDictionary *dictRoot = [NSDictionary dictionaryWithContentsOfFile:[[NSBundle mainBundle] pathForResource:@"Data" ofType:@"plist"]];

// Your dictionary contains an array of dictionary // Now pull an Array out of it.

NSArray *arrayList = [NSArray arrayWithArray:[dictRoot objectForKey:@"Object1"]];

for(int i=0; i< [arrayList count]; i++)
    NSMutableDictionary *details=[arrayList objectAtIndex:i];