Mac Application Development For Dummies

Mac Application Development For Dummies

by Karl G. Kowalski, Tim Layton
     
 

The App Store extends to the Mac desktop! Developers: here's how join the fun

If you love your desktop Mac and want to enjoy the fun and challenge of developing Mac apps for the App Store, here's your chance to get started. This fun, full-color guide shows you how to create killer Mac apps on, and for, a desktop Mac. The book takes you step by step

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The App Store extends to the Mac desktop! Developers: here's how join the fun

If you love your desktop Mac and want to enjoy the fun and challenge of developing Mac apps for the App Store, here's your chance to get started. This fun, full-color guide shows you how to create killer Mac apps on, and for, a desktop Mac. The book takes you step by step through the development of two apps while you get up to speed on the Mac App SDK, Xcode 4, how a Mac app runs, cryptography, views, and much more.

  • Shows you how to download the Mac App SDK, set up Xcode 4, and how Mac apps run
  • Takes you step by step through the development of two Mac desktop apps
  • Explains views, view controllers, interface objects, gesture recognizers, cryptography, security, network awareness, and much more

The App Store for the Mac desktop is the next big thing for developers! Be ready with this book at your disposal.

Note: Apple's iOS SDK tools are only accessible on Intel-powered Mac and MacBook devices.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118032220
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/25/2011
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Karl G. Kowalski is the principal software engineer for RSA Security, where he has worked on security software solutions for Apple devices since 2006. He's an expert Mac developer with experience in technologies ranging from databases to text-to-speech integration.

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