Overview

Overcome the vexing issues you’ll inevitably confront when creating apps for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. By making use of new and revised recipes in this updated cookbook, you’ll quickly learn the steps necessary to write complete iOS apps—including ways to store and protect data, enhance and animate graphics, manage files and folders, and take advantage of Passbook.

Thoroughly updated for iOS 6 SDK, this cookbook shows you how to use hundreds of techniques to solve ...

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iOS 6 Programming Cookbook

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Overview

Overcome the vexing issues you’ll inevitably confront when creating apps for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. By making use of new and revised recipes in this updated cookbook, you’ll quickly learn the steps necessary to write complete iOS apps—including ways to store and protect data, enhance and animate graphics, manage files and folders, and take advantage of Passbook.

Thoroughly updated for iOS 6 SDK, this cookbook shows you how to use hundreds of techniques to solve problems that developers of all levels commonly face. Each recipe includes sample code you can use right away.

  • Use Pass Kit to deliver digitally-signed passes such as loyalty cards
  • Define the layout of UI elements with Cocoa Auto Layout
  • Develop location-aware apps
  • Get working examples for implementing gesture recognizers
  • Use new Objective-C Runtime features
  • 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
  • Use Event Kit to manage calendars, dates, and events
  • Apply the accelerometer and gyroscope
  • Enhance your app with the iCloud service
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449342715
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/20/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 976
  • File size: 30 MB
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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: The Basics


Chapter 2: Implementing Controllers and Views


Chapter 3: Auto Layout and the Visual Format Language


Chapter 4: Constructing and Using Table Views


Chapter 5: Storyboards


Chapter 6: Concurrency


Chapter 7: Core Location and Maps


Chapter 8: Implementing Gesture Recognizers


Chapter 9: Networking, JSON, XML, and Twitter


Chapter 10: Audio and Video


Chapter 11: Address Book


Chapter 12: Files and Folder Management


Chapter 13: Camera and the Photo Library


Chapter 14: Multitasking


Chapter 15: Core Data


Chapter 16: Dates, Calendars, and Events


Chapter 17: Graphics and Animations


Chapter 18: Core Motion


Chapter 19: iCloud


Chapter 20: Pass Kit


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