iOS 6 Foundations [NOOK Book]



If you have experience programming in Java, C#, Visual Basic or another object-oriented language, and you're ready to take the leap into developing for the hottest mobile platform in the world, this is the ...
See more details below
iOS 6 Foundations

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$22.99 price
(Save 42%)$39.99 List Price
Note: This NOOK Book can be purchased in bulk. Please email us for more information.



If you have experience programming in Java, C#, Visual Basic or another object-oriented language, and you're ready to take the leap into developing for the hottest mobile platform in the world, this is the book you've been looking for.

Not a simple catalog of components, iOS 6 Foundations is a practical, from-the-ground-up introduction that will have you developing killer apps that work on Apple mobile devices in no time.

Written by ace iOS developer and trainer Jesse Feiler, IOS 6 Foundations get you up and running with what you need to know about:
  • iOS 6 and Xcode 4.6 basics
  • The full suite of Objective-C tools
  • Mobile app design basics
  • Mapping out your designs using storyboards
  • Building user interfaces with Xcode and Interface Builder
  • Storing and managing data using the Core Data Framework
  • Working with the inspectors
  • Debugging your app
  • Using navigation bars and toolbars
  • Becoming an Apple developer
  • Managing complex view structures
Your total guide to programming apps for IPhone, iPad and iPod touch, iOS 6 Foundations delivers the knowledge and expertise you need to tap into the insatiable global demand for great Apple mobile apps.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118570081
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/18/2013
  • Series: Treehouse Book Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • File size: 27 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Jesse Feiler is a developer, web designer, trainer, and author. He has been developing for mobile devices since the early 1990s, beginning with Apple's Newton, and continuing on with the complete line of iOS products, including iPhone, iPod toch and iPad.

Treehouse is a consortium of web and software designers and developers whose mission is to bring affordable technology education to people everywhere, in order to help them achieve their dreams and change the world. In keeping with that mission, the Treehouse series of books are authored by experts and loaded with innovative design ideas and practical skill-building instruction. if you're a web developer, web designer, hobbyist, or career-changer, every book in the series belongs on your bookshelf.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

About the Author v

Publisher’s Acknowledgments vi

Author's Acknowledgments viii

Introduction 1

Who Should Read Th is Book? 1

What You Will Learn 2

How to Use Th is Book 3

Using This Book with Treehouse 4

Part 1: Introducing iOS 6

CHAPTER ONE Getting Started with iOS 6 7

CHAPTER TWO Getting Up to Speed with Xcode 25

CHAPTER THREE Looking Ahead—Planning Your App 53

CHAPTER FOUR Designing the Party Planner App 63

Part 2: Storyboards: The Building Blocks of iOS Apps

CHAPTER FIVE Walking Through the iPhone Storyboard 81

CHAPTER SIX Working with Storyboard Inspectors 101

CHAPTER SEVEN Laying Out Your Scenes and Views 119

Part 3: Building the Party Planner App

CHAPTER EIGHT Building on the Data Model 131

CHAPTER NINE Building the Detail Data View 153

CHAPTER TEN Saving and Restoring Data 183

CHAPTER ELEVEN Testing the App with the Debugger 201

Part 4: Using Table and Collection Views

CHAPTER TWELVE Exploring the Table View in the Template 219

CHAPTER THIRTEEN Formatting Table Cells 245

CHAPTER FOURTEEN Editing Table Views 275

Part 5: Interacting with Users

CHAPTER FIFTEEN Telling Users the News: Alerts and NSError 297

CHAPTER SIXTEEN Getting Input from Users: Alerts and Action Sheets 309

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Back to the Storyboard: Enhancing the Interface 319

Index 349

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2014

    Map for I. V. I . S. Facility

    Res 1: Map. Res 2: Bios( include name, codename, weapon, and age). Res 3: Chat Room. Res 4: Team Assignments. ( I will determine the teams after enough people join.) Res 5: Briefing Station ( Missions or Assignments will be assigned here.). Res 6: Training Room. Res 8: Docking Bay ( For aircraft or vehicles only.). Res 7: Shooting Range( Learn how to shoot a gun, arrow, or crossbow here). Res 9: Throwing Practice( Learn how to accurately throw an object and hit a target from a distance.) Res 10: Region Room ( Learn how to survive in different parts of the world here.) Res 11: Sparring Room ( Spar with a teamate or friend here.) Res 12: Study Hall. ( Learn the History of fighting or related to it.) Res 13: Sleeping Quarters( Team will be assigned a book in which they can share.) Res 14: Cafeteria
    Res 15: Library. Res 16: Skylar Ivis's Office.( If you have any questions or concerns notify me here.) Res 17: Notification or changes. Res 18: Missions History( I will post a recent mission that was completed and who was on it here.) Res 19: Honoring the Dead ( Those who die will be memorized for their services here.) Res 20: Testing Room ( After each week (( on saturday or sunday)) i will test a member from each team and see how much the've learned. One at a time.) This rp should be enjoyab le so have fun! <p> Ivis Out!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)