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In this book, the world's leading Apple platform development trainers offer a complete, practical, hands-on introduction to iPhone and iPad programming. The authors walk through all the Apple tools and technologies needed to build successful iPhone/iPad/iPod touch apps, including the iOS 4.3 SDK, the Objective-C language, Xcode 4, Foundation framework, and the classes that make up the iOS UI framework. The many topics covered in this book include:

  • Easily setting up elegant, efficient user interfaces with UIKit
  • Creating effective visuals, animation, and effects with Core Graphics and Core Animation
  • Making the most of the iOS multi-touch event handling and accelerometer data
  • Building location-aware iOS applications utilizing Core Location and MapKit
  • Localizing applications for international use
  • Creating applications that capture audio and play media
  • Storing data in files or with Core Data

New chapters added to this edition include:

  • iPad-friendly interfaces, including UIPopoverController and UISplitViewController
  • Blocks and Categories
  • Instruments and Xcode’s static analyzer
  • UIWebView and connecting with web servers
  • Push Notifications

iOS Programming also includes a handy Xcode Quick Reference Card that lists Xcode 4's most commonly used keyboard shortcuts.

Synopsis:

Updated and expanded to cover iOS 4, Xcode 4, and iPad development, iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide leads you through the essential tools and techniques for developing iOS applications.

The guide is based on Big Nerd Ranch's popular iOS Bootcamp course and its well-tested teaching methodology. Concepts and coding are taught in tandem, and the result is instruction that is relevant and useful.

After completing this book, you will have the knowledge, the experience, and the confidence you need to tackle iOS projects of your own.

About the Author

Joe Conway, iPhone instructor for The Big Nerd Ranch, has been writing software on the Mac platform since he was a teenager, and began consulting and training for The Big Nerd Ranch shortly after graduating from the University of Wisconsin.

Aaron Hillegass, CEO of Big Nerd Ranch, has more than 18 years of experience as a software engineer and developer trainer. He wrote the Big Nerd Ranch course on Cocoa, drawing from his experiences working at Apple and NeXT as senior trainer and curriculum developer. He is the author of Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X (Addison-Wesley), the definitive guide to Cocoa programming.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Simple iOS Application

Chapter 2: Objective-C

Chapter 3: Memory Management

Chapter 4: Delegation and Core Location

Chapter 5: Map Kit and Text input

Chapter 6: Subclassing UIView

Chapter 7: View Controllers (Low Memory Warnings)

Chapter 8: The Accelerometer

Chapter 9: Notification and Rotation

Chapter 10: UITableView and UITableViewController

Chapter 11: Editing UITableView

Chapter 12: UINavigationController

Chapter 13: Camera

Chapter 14: UIPopoverController and UISplitViewController (New)

Chapter 15: Saving, Loading and Multitasking

Chapter 16: Subclassing UITableViewCell

Chapter 17: Core Data (New)

Chapter 18: Localization

Chapter 19: Settings

Chapter 20: Touch Events and UIResponder

Chapter 21: Instruments

Chapter 22: Core Animation Layers

Chapter 23: Controlling Animation with CAAnimation

Chapter 24: Blocks and Categories (New)

Chapter 25: Web Services and UIWebView (New)

Chapter 26: UISplitViewController (New)

Chapter 27: Media Playback and Background Execution

Chapter 28: Bonjour and Web Servers (New)

Chapter 29: Push Notifications and Networking (New)

Chapter 30: Afterword

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321773777
Subtitle:
The Big Nerd Ranch Guide
Author:
Hillegass, Aaron Pablo
Author:
Hillegass, Aaron
Author:
Conway, Joe
Publisher:
Big Nerd Ranch Guides
Subject:
Data Transmission Systems - General
Subject:
Networking - General
Subject:
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Big Nerd Ranch Guides
Publication Date:
20110524
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
590
Dimensions:
10 x 7 x 1.35 in 1107 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Updated and expanded to cover iOS 4, Xcode 4, and iPad development, iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide leads you through the essential tools and techniques for developing iOS applications.

The guide is based on Big Nerd Ranch's popular iOS Bootcamp course and its well-tested teaching methodology. Concepts and coding are taught in tandem, and the result is instruction that is relevant and useful.

After completing this book, you will have the knowledge, the experience, and the confidence you need to tackle iOS projects of your own.

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