Unfortunately the majority of web services return dates in the ISO-8601 format and not in time interval. So to parse the date we end up using NSDateFormatter which is extremely slow at doing that.
But there is a way for you to improve date parsing performance, you can use the SQLite library to make the conversion. You may have to write a few more lines to get the same result, but the performance gain is totally worth it.
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