iOS Programming, 2nd Edition
Publisher: Big Nerd Ranch; 2nd Edition | June 2011 | 590 pages | English | ISBN-10: 0321773772 | 59.0 MB
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 DataNew chapters added to this edition include:
iPad friendly interfaces, including UIPopoverController and UISplitViewController
Blocks and Categories
Instruments and Xcodes static analyzer
UIWebView and connecting with web servers
iOS Programming also includes a handy Xcode Quick Reference Card that lists Xcode 4s most commonly used keyboard shortcuts.