Dive Into iOS6: An App-Driven Approach [NOOK Book]

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The programmer’s quick-start guide to iOS app development using iOS SDK 6, Cocoa Touch®, Xcode® 4.5 and the latest Objective-C® version and idioms!


Dive into iOS 6 programming with this brief introduction for new iOS developers! This five-chapter e-book gets you started developing great iPhone and iPad apps quickly and publishing them on Apple’s App Store. It’s ideal for people familiar with object-oriented programming in Java, C++, C# or ...

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Overview

The programmer’s quick-start guide to iOS app development using iOS SDK 6, Cocoa Touch®, Xcode® 4.5 and the latest Objective-C® version and idioms!


Dive into iOS 6 programming with this brief introduction for new iOS developers! This five-chapter e-book gets you started developing great iPhone and iPad apps quickly and publishing them on Apple’s App Store. It’s ideal for people familiar with object-oriented programming in Java, C++, C# or Objective-C (an Objective-C background is not required). The three programming chapters include a simple visual programming app and two code-based apps presented using the Deitels’ signature app-driven approach—each technology is discussed in the context of a fully developed iOS app, complete with syntax coloring, code walkthroughs and sample outputs.


Topics covered in this e-book include:


iOS® App Development
• iOS 6, Xcode 4.5, Interface Builder, Objective-C, Cocoa Touch®, iOS Simulator
• Storyboarding, Segues, Auto Layout, Accessibility, Internationalization
• Application Templates, Universal Apps
• Social Framework, iCloud Key-Value Storage, Automatic Reference Counting (ARC), Collections, iOS Defaults System
• GUI, Views, View Controllers, Outlets, Actions, Event Handling


Fully Developed Apps
• Welcome, Tip Calculator, Favorite Twitter® Searches


App Business Issues
• iOS Developer Program, App Store, Submitting Apps, iTunes Connect
• What Makes a Great App
• Monetization, Pricing (Free vs. Fee), In-App Purchase, , Selling Virtual Goods
• Marketing, iAd Network, Advertising


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133366761
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 10/15/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 211
  • File size: 25 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Paul J. Deitel, CEO/CTO of Deitel and Associates, is a graduate of MIT's Sloan School of Management, where he studied Information Technology. He has been designated by Sun Microsystems as a Java Champion and by Microsoft as a C# MVP.

Dr. Harvey M. Deitel
, Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer of Deitel and Associates, Inc., has 45 years of academic and industry experience in the computer field. He has 20 years of college teaching experience, including earning tenure and serving as the Chairman of the Computer Science Department at Boston College before founding Deitel and Associates.

Abbey Deitel, President of Deitel & Associates, Inc, is is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University where she received a B.S. in Industrial Management. Abbey has contributed to numerous Deitel & Associates publications.
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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction to iOS App Development
Introduction to iOS and iOS 6, Cocoa® Touch Frameworks, Xcode® Integrated Development Environment, the iOS
Simulator, the Objective-C Programming Language and Object Technology; Downloading Apps from the App Store;
Test-Driving the SpotOn Game App in the iPhone and iPad Simulators

Chapter 2: App Store and App Business Issues
Setting up an iOS Developer Program Profile; the iOS Human Interface Guidelines; Characteristics of Great Apps;
App Store Submission and Ad Hoc distribution; Pricing, Monetization, In-App Purchase of Virtual Goods and the iAd
Network; Marketing and Advertising

Chapter 3: Welcome App
Dive-Into® Xcode: Cocoa Touch, Interface Builder, Storyboarding and Auto Layout; Universal Apps; Accessibility;
Internationalization

Chapter 4: Tip Calculator App
Introducing Objective-C, Text Fields, Sliders, Outlets, Actions, Event Handling, Representing Monetary Values,
Locale-Based Numeric Formatting and Automatic Reference Counting (ARC)

Chapter 5: Favorite Twitter® Searches App
Social Framework Sharing, iCloud Key—Value Storage, Collections, Buttons, Scroll Views, Web Views, Alert Dialogs and Storyboard Segues
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