You can watch this episode by subscribing to Cocoacasts Plus.

Seeding a Core Data Persistent Store

Seeding Data Asynchronously

Seeding a Core Data Persistent Store
1 Three Strategies 05:11
2 Hard-Coding Seed Data Plus 09:52
3 Seeding Data Asynchronously Plus 08:34
4 Avoiding Duplicates Plus 08:12
5 Loading Seed Data From a File Plus 08:21
6 Loading Seed Data From a Remote Server Plus 05:45
Download Your Free Copy of
The Missing Manual
for Swift Development

The Guide I Wish I Had When I Started Out

Join 20,000+ Developers Learning About Swift Development

Download Your Free Copy

We successfully seeded the Core Data persistent store with hard-coded seed data in the previous episode. While the implementation works fine, it isn't perfect. Seeding the persistent store takes place on the main thread. We invoke the seed() method in the viewDidLoad() method of the NotesViewController class and we insert the managed objects into the main managed object context of the Core Data manager.

Instant and Unlimited Access
to 400+ Cocoacasts Tutorials

Monthly

$19 / month

Pay Once a Month
30 Day Money Back Guarantee

Yearly

$8.25 / month (billed annually)

Pay Once a Year and Save $129
30 Day Money Back Guarantee
Access to All Books

Next Episode "Avoiding Duplicates"