If you love your desktop Mac and want to enjoy the fun and challenge of developing Mac apps for the App Store, here's your chance to get started. This fun, full-color guide shows you how to create killer Mac apps on, and for, a desktop Mac. The book takes you step by step through the development of two apps while you get up to speed on the Mac App SDK, Xcode 4, how a Mac app runs, cryptography, views, and much more.
It's never been more important to have the ability to develop an App for Mac OS X. Whether it’s a System Preference, a business app that accesses information in the Cloud, or an application that uses multi-touch or uses a camera, you will have a solid foundation in app development to get the job done.
This document is the starting point for learning how to create Mac apps. It contains fundamental information about the OS X environment and how your apps interact with that environment. It also contains important information about the architecture of Mac apps and tips for designing key parts of your app.
Beginning Mac Programming takes you through concrete, working examples, giving you the core concepts and principles of development in context so you will be ready to build the applications you've been imagining. It introduces you to Objective-C and the Cocoa framework in clear, easy-to-understand lessons, and demonstrates how you can use them together to write for the Mac, as well as the iPhone and iPod.
Apple provides you with all the tools you need to create great Cocoa applications, for free. This set of tools, known
under the name Xcode, comes with Mac OS X, or you can download it from the developer section on Apple’s website.
Several good books on programming for the Mac exist, but they assume that you already have some programming
experience. This book doesn’t. It teaches you the basics of programming, in particular Objective-C programming, using
Xcode. After some 5 chapters, you will be able to create a basic program without a Graphical User Interface (GUI).
Whether you're new to the Mac or a longtime user, this handy book is the quickest way to get up to speed on Snow Leopard. Packed with concise information in an easy-to-read format, Mac OS X Snow Leopard Pocket Guide goes right to the heart of Apple's latest OS, with details on system preferences, built-in applications, and utilities. You'll also find configuration tips, keyboard shortcuts, guides for troubleshooting, lots of step-by-step instructions, and more.
Prerequisite: CS 106B/X
• Recommended Book: None, we’ll use Apple documentation
• You must have access to an Intel-based Macintosh
! Running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
! iPhone SDK (Not available on cluster computers!)
• Owning an iPhone or iPod Touch is not required
! Assignments may be done with the iPhone Simulator
! Loaner iPod Touches should be available, more details to come
The number of different applications for RFID systems is increasing each year and various research directions have been developed to improve the performance of these systems. With this book InTech continues a series of publications dedicated to the latest research results in the RFID field, supporting the further development of RFID. One of the best ways of documenting within the domain of RFID technology is to analyze and learn from those who have trodden the RFID path.
Mac OS X combines the Unix power developers need with Mac's ease of use, offering a unique combination of technical elements with enhanced performance, compatibility, and usability. Shows readers how to use the Terminal application and the command interface, and explores the many Unix applications using step-by-step screen shots. Readers will learn how to manage, create, edit, and transfer files; configure the Unix environment; navigate permissions, directories and files; run Unix utilities; and configure and run the Apache Web server...
Learn the guidelines of integrating Java with native Mac OS X applications with this Devloper Reference book.
Java is used to create nearly every type of application that exists and is one of the most required skills of employers seeking computer programmers. Java code and its libraries can be integrated with Mac OS X features, and this book shows you how to do just that.
A common misconception in the Mac community is that Mac's operating system is more secure than others. While this might be true in certain cases, security on the Mac is still a crucial issue. When sharing is enabled or remote control applications are installed, Mac OS X faces a variety of security threats.
Enterprise Mac Security: Mac OS X Snow Leopard is a definitive, expert-driven update of the popular, slash-dotted first edition and was written in part as a companion to the SANS Institute course for Mac OS X.
Beginning Mac Programming takes you through concrete, working examples, giving you the core concepts and principles of development in context so you will be ready to build the applications you’ve been imagining. It introduces you to Objective-C and the Cocoa framework in clear, easy-to-understand lessons, and demonstrates how you can use them together to write for the Mac, as well as the iPhone and iPod.
Learn the Apple Core Data APIs from the ground up. With Core Data, you can concentrate on designing the model for your application, and use the power of Core Data to do the rest. This book will take you from Core Data fundamentals to expert configurations that you will not find anywhere else. Together we’ll walk through a fullfeatured application based on the Mac OS X Core Data API.
In this Wrox Blox, you will learn how to obtain and access the Mac App Store from your Mac. You will also learn about the opportunities available for developers who want to venture into the Mac market. This Wrox Blox also walks you through the steps you need to perform to publish your apps in the Mac App Store. You will use the Xcode 4 development tool provided by Apple to develop a Mac OS X application, and then see how it can be published in the Mac App Store.
"The Awesome Automation Guide for Macs" – This guide will be especially useful for Mac users who work several hours per day at their computers and constantly launch applications, click menu buttons, and save, locate, rename files and folders
This book is written for non-programmers, and is aimed at levelling the learning curve as much as possible. In the best tradition, Become An Xcoder is released as a free booklet in pdf format under a Creative Commons License.
You'll go beyond the basics and dive into such in-depth topics as installing the latest version of Xcode tools, customizing the look and behavior of Xcode, creating and managing projects, using the built-in class browser to model complex applications and structures, and more. ...
The Cocoa frameworks are some of the most powerful frameworks for creating native desktop applications available on any platform today, and Apple gives them away, along with the Xcode development environment, for free! However, for a first-time Mac developer, just firing up Xcode and starting to browse the documentation can be a daunting task. The Objective-C class reference documentation alone would fill thousands of printed pages, not to mention all the other tutorials and guides included with Xcode.