iOS 5 Programming Cookbook: Solutions & Examples for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Apps

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Now you can overcome the vexing, real-life issues you confront when creating apps for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. By making use of more than 100 new recipes in this updated cookbook, you’ll quickly learn the steps necessary for writing complete iOS apps, whether they’re as simple as a music player or feature a complex mix of animations, graphics, multimedia, a database, and iCloud storage.

If you’re comfortable with iOS SDK, this cookbook will teach you how to use hundreds ...

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Overview

Now you can overcome the vexing, real-life issues you confront when creating apps for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. By making use of more than 100 new recipes in this updated cookbook, you’ll quickly learn the steps necessary for writing complete iOS apps, whether they’re as simple as a music player or feature a complex mix of animations, graphics, multimedia, a database, and iCloud storage.

If you’re comfortable with iOS SDK, this cookbook will teach you how to use hundreds of iOS techniques. Each recipe provides a clear solution with sample code that you can use right away.

  • Use different approaches to construct a user interface
  • Develop location-aware apps
  • Get working examples for implementing gesture recognizers
  • Play audio and video files and access the iPod library
  • Retrieve contacts and groups from the Address Book
  • Determine camera availability and access the Photo Library
  • Create multitasking-aware apps
  • Maintain persistent storage in your apps
  • Use Event Kit to manage calendars and events
  • Learn capabilities of the Core Graphics framework
  • Access the accelerometer and gyroscope
  • Take advantage of the iCloud service
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449311438
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/15/2012
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 876
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.90 (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

  • Dedication
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: The Basics
  • Chapter 2: Implementing Controllers and Views
  • Chapter 3: Constructing and Using Table Views
  • Chapter 4: Storyboards
  • Chapter 5: Concurrency
  • Chapter 6: Core Location and Maps
  • Chapter 7: Implementing Gesture Recognizers
  • Chapter 8: Networking, JSON, XML, and Twitter
  • Chapter 9: Audio and Video
  • Chapter 10: Address Book
  • Chapter 11: Camera and the Photo Library
  • Chapter 12: Multitasking
  • Chapter 13: Core Data
  • Chapter 14: Dates, Calendars, and Events
  • Chapter 15: Graphics and Animations
  • Chapter 16: Core Motion
  • Chapter 17: iCloud
  • Colophon

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