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The IOS 5 Developer's Cookbook: Core Concepts and Essential Recipes for IOS Programmers (Developer's Library)by Erica Sadun
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It has come to our attention that problems occurred during the production process of The iOS 5 Developer's Cookbook. The scope of the error is widespread. Our processing tools stripped out bits of code from listings and examples in the book. Since the electronic books are generated from the files we send to the printer, all eBook versions (including Kindle, EPUB, and PDF) were also affected.
Please rest assured that the content is up to Erica Sadun's exceptional standards. We have resolved the production issues internally. We will be reprinting and producing new eBook versions of The iOS 5 Developer's Cookbook this week. The problems we encountered do not affect the sample code that Erica hosts on her GitHub repository; this is a print/eBook-only issue.
While we take every measure to avoid problems such as this, sometimes these things do happen. On behalf of Erica, and from all of Pearson, we regret this unfortunate incident. We assure you that we take this very seriously and that we have taken every measure to ensure this won't happen again.
Very soon, we will provide customers who have purchased the current printing with information on identifying whether your book was affected. We will explain how to obtain a replacement. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and thank you for your patience while we prepare the reprint and new eBook editions.
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The iOS 5 Developer’s Cookbook, Third Edition
Covers iOS 5, Xcode 4.2, Objective-C 2.0’s ARC, LLVM, and more!
In this book, bestselling author and iOS development guru Erica Sadun brings together all the information you need to quickly start building successful iOS apps for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Sadun has thoroughly revised this book to focus on powerful new iOS 5 features, the latest version of Objective-C, and the Xcode 4 development tools.
The iOS 5 Developer’s Cookbook, Third Edition is packed with ready-made code solutions for the iOS 5 development challenges you’re most likely to face, eliminating trial-and-error and helping you build reliable apps from the very beginning. Sadun teaches each new concept and technique through robust code that is easy to reuse and extend. This isn’t just cut-and-paste: Using her examples, Sadun fully explains both the “how” and “why” of effective iOS 5 development.
Sadun’s tested recipes address virtually every major area of iOS development, from user interface design to view controllers, gestures and touch, to networking and security. Every chapter groups related tasks together, so you can jump straight to your solution, without having to identify the right class or framework first. Coverage includes:
This book delivers all the information developers need to quickly start building successful iOS apps for Apple's market-leading mobile devices: iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Best-selling author and iPhone development guru Erica Sadun has thoroughly revised and focused her market-leading book to cover the brand-new iOS 5. The iOS 5 Developer's Cookbook is packed with ready-made solutions for the challenges every iOS developer faces - eliminating trial-and-error and helping developers build reliable apps from the very beginning. Sadun teaches each new concept and technique through robust, cookbook code that is easy to reuse and extend. This isn't just cut-and-paste: using her examples, Sadun fully explains both the "how" and "why" of effective iOS development.
Topics covered in The iOS 5 Developer's Cookbook include:
About the Author
Erica Sadun is the bestselling author, co-author and contributor to more than two dozen books on programming, digital video, digital photography, web design, and other technology topics. Her recent books include The iPhone Developer's Cookbook, 2nd Edition and The iPad Developer's Cookbook . Sadun has authored more than a dozen iPhone-native applications. She has blogged for TUAW.com and O'Reilly's Mac Devcenter and Digital Media sites, and now blogs regularly for Ars Technica. Sadun holds a Ph. D. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to iPhone Development
Chapter 2: Introduction to Xcode
Chapter 3: Objective-C Bootcamp
Chapter 4: Interface Builder
Chapter 5: View Controllers
Chapter 6: Views
Chapter 7: Images
Chapter 8: Gestures
Chapter 9: Controls
Chapter 10: Text
Chapter 11: Tables
Chapter 12: Core Data
Chapter 13: Alerts and Notifications
Chapter 14: Networking and the Cloud
Chapter 15: Device Capabilities
Chapter 16: Accessibility
Chapter 17: Core Location
Appendix A: Info.plist Keys
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