Originally presented in Greenville, SC at 360|iDev min on 2014-10-07.
The Multipeer Connectivity framework included in iOS 7 represents a fundamental shift in how networked apps can be built. This woefully underused framework allows developers to create efficient and secure peer-to-peer networks that leverage the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth personal area network capabilities contained in all modern iOS devices. However, as complicated as this all might sound, don’t worry. The dirty details of all this infrastructure networking have been wrapped up within an API that’s relatively compact, easy to understand, and quite fun to use!