Graphics and Animation on iOS: A Beginner's Guide to Core Graphics and Core Animation

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Jazz up your iPhone and iPad apps with some slick graphics and animation—and keep users from looking elsewhere. This short and concise book shows developers with even little Cocoa programming experience how to create impressive graphics and animation effects with relatively easy coding. Learn how to incorporate smooth animations and draw images in your apps to achieve the classy look you want.

The recipes in this book include step-by-step ...

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Overview

Jazz up your iPhone and iPad apps with some slick graphics and animation—and keep users from looking elsewhere. This short and concise book shows developers with even little Cocoa programming experience how to create impressive graphics and animation effects with relatively easy coding. Learn how to incorporate smooth animations and draw images in your apps to achieve the classy look you want.

The recipes in this book include step-by-step instructions and simple code solutions that you can put to work right away.

  • Learn basic concepts for adapting to different screen sizes
  • Construct, set, and use colors
  • Draw text, images, lines, and rectangles
  • Add shadows to shapes
  • Create and draw gradients
  • Learn how to animate and scale, rotate, or move views
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449305673
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/6/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 84
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Vandad Nahavandipoor has developed software using Cocoa, Cocoa Touch,
Assembly, Delphi, and .NET for many years. As a staff member of a company that is a global leader in mobile money solutions in London,
he has worked with some of the world's biggest brands—such as Visa and US Bank—-to deliver mobile applications to their customers.
Vandad brings an interest in management, leadership and entrepreneurship to his work, believing in the synergy that is achieved as a result of cooperation and working together in a team.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Graphics and Animations

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