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Winner of a 2012 Jolt Productivity Award!

 

Updated and expanded to cover iOS 5 and Xcode 4.3, iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide leads you through the essential concepts, tools, and techniques for developing iOS applications. After completing this book, you will have the understanding, the know-how, and the confidence you need to tackle iOS projects of your own.

Based on Big Nerd Ranch’s popular iOS Bootcamp course and its well-tested materials and methodology, this best-selling guide teaches iOS concepts and coding in tandem. The result is instruction that is relevant and useful.

Throughout the book, the authors clearly explain what’s important to know and share their insights into the larger context of the iOS platform. This gives you a real understanding of how iOS development works, the many features that are available, and when and where to apply what you’ve learned.

Here are some of the topics covered:

  • Xcode 4.3, Instruments, and Storyboards
  • ARC, strong and weak references, and retain cycles
  • Interfacing with iCloud
  • Handling touch events and gestures
  • Tool bars, navigation controllers, and split view controllers
  • Localization and Internationalization
  • Block syntax and use
  • Background execution and multi-tasking
  • Saving/loading data: Archiving and Core Data
  • Core Location and Map Kit
  • Communicating with web services
  • Working with XML, JSON, and NSRegularExpression
  •   Using the Model-View-Controller-Store design pattern

Synopsis:

Winner of a 2012 Jolt Productivity Award!

 

Updated and expanded to cover iOS 5 and Xcode 4.3, iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide leads you through the essential concepts, tools, and techniques for developing iOS applications. After completing this book, you will have the understanding, the know-how, and the confidence you need to tackle iOS projects of your own.

Based on Big Nerd Ranch’s popular iOS Bootcamp course and its well-tested materials and methodology, this best-selling guide teaches iOS concepts and coding in tandem. The result is instruction that is relevant and useful.

Throughout the book, the authors clearly explain what’s important to know and share their insights into the larger context of the iOS platform. This gives you a real understanding of how iOS development works, the many features that are available, and when and where to apply what you’ve learned.

Here are some of the topics covered:

  • Xcode 4.3, Instruments, and Storyboards
  • ARC, strong and weak references, and retain cycles
  • Interfacing with iCloud
  • Handling touch events and gestures
  • Tool bars, navigation controllers, and split view controllers
  • Localization and Internationalization
  • Block syntax and use
  • Background execution and multi-tasking
  • Saving/loading data: Archiving and Core Data
  • Core Location and Map Kit
  • Communicating with web services
  • Working with XML, JSON, and NSRegularExpression
  •   Using the Model-View-Controller-Store design pattern

Synopsis:

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 5 SDK, the Objective-C language, Xcode 4.2 tools, Foundation framework, and the classes that make up the iPhone 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, Core Animation, and OpenGL " Making the most of the iPhone's powerful multi-touch event handling " Building location-aware iPhone applications utilizing Core Location, MapKit, and the magnetometer " Localizing applications for international use " Creating applications that capture audio and play media " Storing data in files or SQLite databases This title is a bestselling title in the new Big Nerd Ranch Press series: the world's best books on Mac and iOS development, straight from the world's #1 Mac programming trainers - Aaron Hillegass and Big Nerd Ranch!

About the Author

 Joe Conway is the senior iOS instructor at Big Nerd Ranch and has been consulting on the iOS platform since its creation. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, he has been writing Objective-C and Cocoa code since the dawn of OS X. Joe wrote the materials for the exceptionally popular Big Nerd Ranch iOS Bootcamp course, on which this book is based.

 Aaron Hillegass, a former employee of NeXT and Apple, has nearly two decades experience programming and teaching Objective-C, Cocoa, and more recently, iOS. In 2001, Aaron founded Big Nerd Ranch and began developing intensive courses that teach programming in a focused, distraction-free environment. Aaron is also the author of Objective-C Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide and Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. A Simple iOS Application

2. Objective-C

3. Managing Memory with ARC

4. Delegation and Core Location

5. MapKit and Text Input

6. Subclassing UIView and UIScrollView

7. View Controllers

8. Notification and Rotation

9. UITableView and UITableViewController

10. Editing UITableView

11. UINavigationController

12. Camera

13. UIPopoverController and Modal View Controllers

14. Saving, Loading, and Multitasking

15. Subclassing UITableViewCell

16. Core Data

17. Localization

18. Settings

19. Touch Events and UIResponder

20. UIGestureRecognizer and UIMenuController

21. Instruments

22. Core Animation Layer

23. Controlling Animation with CAAnimation

24. UIStoryboard

25. Web Services and UIWebView

26. UISplitViewController and NSRegularExpression

27. Blocks

28. Model-View-Controller-Store

29. Advanced MVCS

30. iCloud

31. Afterword

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321821522
Author:
Conway, Joe
Publisher:
Big Nerd Ranch Guides
Author:
Hillegass, Aaron
Subject:
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Big Nerd Ranch Guides
Publication Date:
20120319
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
590
Dimensions:
10 x 7.06 x 1.487 in 1293 gr

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Apple » Applications
Computers and Internet » Apple » Programming
Computers and Internet » Mobile and Handheld Devices » Apple
Computers and Internet » Mobile and Handheld Devices » iPhone
Computers and Internet » Networking » General
Computers and Internet » Programming » Apple Programming
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Programming and Languages
Science and Mathematics » Chemistry » General
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Algebra » General

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"Synopsis" by ,

Winner of a 2012 Jolt Productivity Award!

 

Updated and expanded to cover iOS 5 and Xcode 4.3, iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide leads you through the essential concepts, tools, and techniques for developing iOS applications. After completing this book, you will have the understanding, the know-how, and the confidence you need to tackle iOS projects of your own.

Based on Big Nerd Ranch’s popular iOS Bootcamp course and its well-tested materials and methodology, this best-selling guide teaches iOS concepts and coding in tandem. The result is instruction that is relevant and useful.

Throughout the book, the authors clearly explain what’s important to know and share their insights into the larger context of the iOS platform. This gives you a real understanding of how iOS development works, the many features that are available, and when and where to apply what you’ve learned.

Here are some of the topics covered:

  • Xcode 4.3, Instruments, and Storyboards
  • ARC, strong and weak references, and retain cycles
  • Interfacing with iCloud
  • Handling touch events and gestures
  • Tool bars, navigation controllers, and split view controllers
  • Localization and Internationalization
  • Block syntax and use
  • Background execution and multi-tasking
  • Saving/loading data: Archiving and Core Data
  • Core Location and Map Kit
  • Communicating with web services
  • Working with XML, JSON, and NSRegularExpression
  •   Using the Model-View-Controller-Store design pattern

"Synopsis" by , 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 5 SDK, the Objective-C language, Xcode 4.2 tools, Foundation framework, and the classes that make up the iPhone 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, Core Animation, and OpenGL " Making the most of the iPhone's powerful multi-touch event handling " Building location-aware iPhone applications utilizing Core Location, MapKit, and the magnetometer " Localizing applications for international use " Creating applications that capture audio and play media " Storing data in files or SQLite databases This title is a bestselling title in the new Big Nerd Ranch Press series: the world's best books on Mac and iOS development, straight from the world's #1 Mac programming trainers - Aaron Hillegass and Big Nerd Ranch!
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