Developing C# Applications for iPhone and iPad using MonoTouch shows you how to use your existing C# skills to write apps for the iPhone and iPad. Fortunately, there's MonoTouch, Novell's .NET library that allows C# developers to write C# code that executes in iOS. Furthermore, MonoTouch allows you to address all the unique functions of the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. And the big plus: You needn't learn any Objective-C to master MonoTouch!
This Xcode 4 Edition of iPhone iOS 4 Development Essentials contains 43 chapters of in-depth information on the development of apps for the iPhone fully updated for use with Xcode version 4.
Beginning with the basics, this book provides an overview of the iPhone hardware and the architecture of both iOS 4 and the iOS SDK. An introduction to programming in Objective-C is provided followed by an in-depth look at the architecture of iPhone applications and the design of user interfaces.
The team that brought you the bestselling Beginning iPhone Development is back again for Beginning iOS 6 Development , bringing this definitive guide up-to-date with Apple's latest and greatest iOS 6 SDK, as well as with the latest version of Xcode. / / There's coverage of brand new technologies, with chapters on storyboards and iCloud, for example, as well as significant updates to existing chapters to bring them in line with all the changes that came with the iOS 6 SDK. You'll have everything you need to create your very own apps for the latest iOS devices...
This document is the starting point for creating iOS apps. It describes the fundamental architecture of iOS
apps, including how the code you write fits together with the code provided by iOS. This document also
offers practical guidance to help you make better choices during your design and planning phase and guides
you to the other documents in the iOS developer library that contain more detailed information about how
to address a specific task.
Interested in iPhone and iPad apps development? Want to learn more? Whether you’re a self-taught iPhone and iPad apps development genius or have just made your way through the pages of Beginning iOS 6 Development, we have the perfect book for you.
More iOS 6 Development: Further Explorations of the iOS SDK digs deeper into Apple’s latest iOS 6 SDK.
So you have a great game idea for iPhone or iPad, but Objective-C just seems a bit daunting. What are your alternatives? The App Store is very picky about languages, but there is hope: Lua is a versatile, lightweight, fast, and easy to learn language that you can use to build your iOS games and get them accepted into the App Store.
Learn Lua for iOS Game Development walks you through the Lua basics, then shows you how to create games using the top Lua frameworks like Corona SDK, Gideros, Moai, and even how to create games on the iPad (not...
Being a successful iOS developer means maintaining laser-like focus on the details that are specific to your app. The best way to do this is to write as little code as possible. Apple’s frameworks provide an incredible starting point, but you have to understand what they do, how they work, and why they’re designed the way they are. I can scarcely think of anyone more qualified to teach you the ins and outs of Apple’s iOS SDK than Bill Dudney and Chris Adamson. Their all-new, updated book, iOS SDK Development, is a must-read, plain and simple. ➤ John C. Fox,...
Learn GameSalad for iOS shows you how to set up your development environment and how to create a variety of simple 2D games from a breakout-style game to an arcade shooter to a maze game. You'll also learn how to use GameSalad to create a non-game app as well. This book also takes you beyond game development into getting your game into the App Store, using iAd, and marketing your game.
When combined with an Objective-C framework, web standards can be used to format and style content for iOS, using native controls and behaviors for an authentic Apple user experience.
The Web Designer’s Guide to iOS Apps shows how to create apps using NimbleKit, the Objective-C framework featured on the Apple Development Tools web site. With it you’ll learn how to: ...
The iPhone and iPad have made a powerful impact on the business world. Developers creating iOS apps for the enterprise face unique challenges involving networking, system integration, security, and device management. This Wrox guide provides everything you need to know to write iOS apps that integrate with enterprise network resources, providing options for networking iOS devices to enterprise systems and to each other.
Born to golf, forced to work, Steven Weber, a Java Web Applications engineer, has ten years application development under his belt. He’s dabbled in iOS application development and released one corporate application since the launch of Apple’s App Store. He’s currently living it up in the Colorado Rockies.
The Cocoa Touch frameworks and APIs are powerful tools for creating native iOS apps, and they're free with Xcode, Apple's development environment. If you've already gotten your feet wet with Objective-C, and you're ready to learn more about iOS development, then Learn Cocoa Touch for iOS is the book for you.
iPhone is the world's hottest application market: more than 500,000 developers have downloaded Apple's iPhone software development kit in just one year. Now there's a friendly, accessible guide to iPhone development for every programmer, regardless of experience. In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself iPhone Application Development in 24 Hours will help beginning iPhone and mobile developers
Migrating to iPhone and iPad for .NET Developers helps .NET programmers get started creating iPhone and iPad apps using the iOS software development kit. Start with a crash course on development using iOS. Then, find out whether you want to use Xcode instead of Visual Studio, and prepare yourself for the migration from C# to Objective-C! You'll learn how your existing .NET skills can map most efficiently to the iOS development environment.
The first two chapters will provide you with grounding in Monkey. In each subsequent chapter you will create a complete game deployable to either iOS, Android, HTML5, FLASH, OSX, Windows and XNA. The last chapter will show you how to monetize the games so you can be commercially successful in the app development world. Do you want to quickly create games deployable to all the major desktop and mobile platforms?, if so look no further. You will learn how to utilize the highly versatile Monkey compiler to create 2d games deployable almost anywhere....
My professional coding career has gone from large to small in a variety of ways. I
started on 3279 terminals at IBM, and with each professional move (from Ericsson to
Travelocity and others) I went to smaller machines and smaller companies. Now I
work on computers you can fit in your pocket and at a company of one: me.
When I first started working in mobile development, I used J2ME on various
phones, including Blackberries. When I got the chance to work on an iPhone, I purchased
my first MacBook and loved it! It wasn’t until sometime later that I realized that
I had gotten in at...
Inside, veteran mobile developer Dr. Maher Ali begins with a foundation introduction to Objective C and Cocoa Touch programming, and then guides readers through building apps with Apple's iPhone SDK 4 – including coverage of the major categories of new APIs and building apps for the new Apple iPad.
This book will teach you everything you need to know about building iPhone location aware apps, from simple Google maps to complex region monitoring and augmented reality. Build five real world location aware apps and get a taste of HTML5-based mobile app development.
The book begins by explaining behind-the-scenes working of location-based systems, including GPS. Explore in depth iOS Core Location and the MapKit Framework
in this book, I explore all aspects of developing mobile applications using Flash CS5 and Flash Builder for Android and iOS apps. You’ll discover how to build an app, and install, and debug it on your mobile device. I then walk you through each key topic related to mobile Flash app development, including multitouch events, motion sensor, accelerometer, GPS, mobile services integration, and persistent data storage.
If you’re an iOS app developer, chances are you’ll be using table views somewhere in your
development projects. Table views are the bread and butter of iOS apps. With them, you can
create everything from the simplest of lists to fully tricked-out user interfaces.
Table views are one of the more complex components found in UIKit. Using them for
(potentially boring!) standard user interfaces is quite simple, but customizing them can become
much more challenging.
This book has a task-oriented focus to assist you when implementing customized table