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.
eginning iOS Apps with Facebook and Twitter APIs shows you how to add the power of social networking to your mobile apps on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. With this book as your guide, you can write apps that connect to Facebook and Twitter quickly, securely, and discreetly. Instead of starting from scratch, you will build on the vast resources, data storage capacity, and familiar features of these platforms which have become part of everyday life for hundreds of millions of users worldwide.
It might also mean that you’re ready to take a leap of faith and start reading about something that sounds too good to be true. Ater all, I had a work-shop atendee tell me last summer, “he only reason I signed up for your workshop is because I didn’t believe...
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!
Now you can overcome the vexing, real-life issues you confront when creating apps for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. By making use of more than 100 new recipes in this updated cookbook, you'll quickly learn the steps necessary for writing complete iOS apps, whether they're as simple as a music player or feature a complex mix of animations, graphics, multimedia, a database, and iCloud storage.
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: ...
In editions of Rory’s previous book iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners (Apress), there
were only two ways to teach the reader how to make an iOS app user interface. The first was to
write everything in code, and the other was to use Interface Builder to compose a Windows-based
app. But things have changed with Storyboarding … boy, have they!
Storyboarding first appeared with Xcode version 4.2. When we first saw the scenes that
made up an app, we thought Storyboard was fantastic. It was wonderful how Storyboard allowed
us to navigate a path through out app in a visual way.
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.
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.
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.
Long-time iOS/Mac developer Graham Lee helps you rapidly integrate TDD into your existing processes using Apple’s Xcode 4 and the OCUnit unit testing framework. He guides you through constructing an entire Objective-C iOS app in a test-driven manner, from initial specification to functional product. Lee also introduces powerful patterns for applying TDD in iOS development, and previews powerful automated testing capabilities that will soon arrive on the iOS platform. Coverage includes
Overcome the vexing issues you’ll inevitably confront when creating apps for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. By making use of new and revised recipes in this updated cookbook, you’ll quickly learn the steps necessary to write complete iOS apps—including ways to store and protect data, enhance and animate graphics, manage files and folders, and take advantage of Passbook.
Deepen your app development skills with Pro iOS Geo. This book shows you how to use geolocation-based tools to enhance the iOS apps you develop. Author Giacomo Andreucci describes different ways to integrate geo services, depending on the kind of app you're looking to develop: a web app, a hybrid app, or a native app. You'll discover how to use the Google Maps API features to integrate powerful geo capabilities in your apps with a little effort.
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...
The long-awaited iOS 6 SDK (Software Development Kit) is finally out, and we need
to learn about all the great features that this release offers us. Apple did a great job
adding new features to the SDK and, of course, to iOS itself. iOS 6 is much more stable
than the previous versions of iOS, as you would expect. Things move very fast in Apple’s
world, and the iOS SDK is no exception. Obviously, picking up this book is an indication
that you are ready to start learning all there is to know about iOS 6 SDK, and
that is fantastic.
I’ve personally worked with companies of...
Turn your iPhone or iPad into the hub of a distributed sensor network with the help of an Arduino microcontroller. With this concise guide, you’ll learn how to connect an external sensor to an iOS device and have them talk to each other through Arduino. You’ll also build an iOS application that will parse the sensor values it receives and plot the resulting measurements, all in real-time.
My programming roots originated with Flash in 1999 when I first started writing object-oriented Games and
Applications in ActionScript. More recently, in 2009, shortly after Apple launched the App Store and
opened up their exciting new mobile platform to third parties, I decided to jump ship and become an
The Pros and Cons Why Write Native Applications? The Release Cycle Build It and They Will Come 1 2 3 4
Registering as an iOS Developer Enrolling in the iOS Developer Program The Mac Developer Program Installing the iOS SDK What Happens When There Is a Beta? Preparing Your iOS Device Creating a Development Certificate Getting the UDID of Your Development Device Creating an App ID Creating a Mobile Provisioning Profile Making Your Device Available for Developmen
Develop graphically sophisticated apps and games today!
The smart phone app market is progressively growing, and there is new market gap to fill that requires more graphically sophisticated applications and games. Game and Graphics Programming for iOS and Android with OpenGL ES 2.0 quickly gets you up to speed on understanding how powerful OpenGL ES 2.0 technology is in creating apps and games for amusement and effectiveness. Leading you through the development of a real-world mobile app with live code, this text lets you work with all the best features and tools that Open GL ES 2.