iPhone applications can often benefit by talking to a web service to synchronize data or share information with a community. Ruby on Rails, with its RESTful conventions, is an ideal backend for iPhone applications. In this session you'll learn how to use ObjectiveResource in an iPhone application to interact with a RESTful web service implemented in Rails. This session isn't about how to build web applications that are served up on the iPhone. It's about how to build iPhone applications with a native look and feel that happen to talk to Rails applications under the hood. The upshot is a user experience that transcends the device.