iOS 8 includes over 4,000 new APIs that let you add amazing new features and capabilities to your apps.
iOS supports app extensions for the following extension points:
By providing more sharing options, iOS 8 enables your app to share photos, videos, websites, and other content with social websites and other entities.
Embed your filters and editing tools directly into the Photos app, so users can easily apply your effects to images and videos without having to import them into your app.
Create your own custom action buttons in the Action sheet to let users watermark documents, add something to a wish list, translate text to a different language, and more.
Your apps can now display widgets in the Today view of Notification Center, providing quick updates or enabling brief tasks — for example, posting updates on package deliveries, the latest surf reports, or breaking news stories.
You can now provide a document storage location that can be accessed by other apps. Apps that use a document picker view controller can open files managed by the storage provider or move files into the storage provider.
The document picker view controller grants your users access to files outside your app’s sandbox. Documents are easily shared between apps, enabling users to edit a single document in multiple places.
With iOS 8, you can provide custom keyboards with different input methods and layouts for users to install and use systemwide.
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