Advanced iOS 4 Programming: Developing Mobile Applications for Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Advanced iOS 4 Programming: Developing Mobile Applications for Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

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by Maher Ali
     
 

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With Advanced iOS 4 Programming, developers have the expert guidance they need to create amazing applications for Apple's iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod touch®.

Inside, veteran mobile developer Dr. Maher Ali Begins with a foundation introduction to Objective-C and

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Overview

With Advanced iOS 4 Programming, developers have the expert guidance they need to create amazing applications for Apple's iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod touch®.

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 iOS SDK 4 - including coverage of the major categories of new APIs and building apps for the new Apple iPad®.

This book concentrates on illustrating GUI concepts programmatically, allowing readers to fully appreciate the complete picture of iOS 4 development without relying on Interface Builder. In addition, Interface Builder is covered in several chapters.

Advance iOS 4 Programming delves into more advanced topics going beyond the basics of iOS 4 development, providing comprehensive coverage that will help you get your apps to the App Store quicker.

Key features include:

  • The Objective-C programming language and runtime
  • Interface Builder
  • Building advanced mobile user interfaces
  • Collections
  • Cocoa Touch
  • Core Animation and Quartz 2D
  • Model-view-controller (MVC) designs
  • Developing for the iPad®
  • Grand Central Dispatch
  • Parsing XML documents using SAX, DOM, and TouchXML
  • Working with the Map Kit API
  • Remote and Local Push Notification
  • Blocks (closures) in Objective-C
  • Building advanced location-based applications
  • Developing database applications using the SQLite engine
  • GameKit framework

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470971659
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
720
File size:
8 MB

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