More iPhone 3 Development: Tackling iPhone SDK 3 by Dave Mark | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
More iPhone 3 Development: Tackling iPhone SDK 3
  • Alternative view 1 of More iPhone 3 Development: Tackling iPhone SDK 3
  • Alternative view 2 of More iPhone 3 Development: Tackling iPhone SDK 3

More iPhone 3 Development: Tackling iPhone SDK 3

4.5 4
by Dave Mark, Jeff LaMarche
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Interested in iPhone development? Want to learn more? Whether you’re a self-taught iPhone development genius or have just made your way through the pages of Beginning iPhone 3 Development, we have the perfect book for you.

More iPhone 3 Development: Tackling iPhone SDK 3 digs deeper into Apple’s latest SDK. Best-selling authors

Overview

Interested in iPhone development? Want to learn more? Whether you’re a self-taught iPhone development genius or have just made your way through the pages of Beginning iPhone 3 Development, we have the perfect book for you.

More iPhone 3 Development: Tackling iPhone SDK 3 digs deeper into Apple’s latest SDK. Best-selling authors Dave Mark and Jeff LaMarche explain concepts as only they can, covering topics like Core Data, peer-to-peer networking using GameKit and network streams, working with data from the web, MapKit, in-application e-mail, and more. All the concepts and APIs are clearly presented with code snippets you can customize and use, as you like, in your own apps.

If you are going to write a professional iPhone app, you’ll want to get your arms around Core Data, and there’s no better place to do so than in the pages of this book. The book continues right where Beginning iPhone 3 Development left off with a series of chapters devoted to Core Data, the standard for persistence that Apple introduced to iPhone with SDK 3. Jeff and Dave carefully step through each of the Core Data concepts and show you techniques and tips specifically for writing larger applications—offering a breadth of coverage you won't find anywhere else.

The Core Data coverage alone is worth the price of admission. But there's so much more. This book covers a variety of networking mechanisms, from GameKit’s relatively simple BlueTooth peer-to-peer model, to the addition of Bonjour discovery and network streams, through the complexity of accessing files via the web. Dave and Jeff will also take you through coverage of concurrent programming and some advanced techniques for debugging your applications.

Whether you are a relative newcomer to iPhone development or an old hand looking to expand your horizons, there’s something for everyone in More iPhone 3 Development.

Note: A few of the apps in this book demonstrate technologies not yet supported by the simulator. To run them on your iPhone or iPod touch, you'll need to join one of Apple's paid iPhone developer programs.

What you’ll learn

  • All about Core Data: key concepts and techniques for writing larger application
  • How to utilize a variety of networking mechanisms, including peer-to-peer connections over Bluetooth using GameKit
  • Details on the addition of Bonjour discovery and network streams
  • How to embed maps with Map Kit and use in-application email
  • How to access a user's iPod library and integrate music into applications
  • Essentials of concurrent programming and advanced debugging techniques
  • Tips on working with data from the web


Who this book is for

All iPhone and iPod touch developers, especially developers already familiar with early iPhone SDKs.

Table of Contents

  1. Here We Go Round Again
  2. The Anatomy of Core Data
  3. A Super Start: Adding, Displaying, and Deleting Data
  4. The Devil in the Detail View
  5. Preparing for Change: Migrations and Versioning
  6. Custom Managed Objects
  7. Relationships, Fetched Properties, and Expressions
  8. Peer-to-Peer Over Bluetooth Using GameKit
  9. Online Play: Bonjour and Network Streams
  10. Working with Data from the Web
  11. MapKit
  12. Sending Mail
  13. iPod Library Access
  14. Keeping Your Interface Responsive
  15. Debugging
  16. The Road Goes Ever On...


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430225058
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
09/29/2010
Edition description:
2010
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Dave Mark is a longtime Mac developer and author who has written a number of books on Mac and iOS development, including Beginning iPhone 4 Development (Apress, 2010), More iPhone 3 Development (Apress, 2010), Learn C on the Mac (Apress, 2008), The Macintosh Programming Primer series (Addison-Wesley, 1992), and Ultimate Mac Programming (Wiley, 1995). Dave loves the water and spends as much time as possible on it, in it, or near it. He lives with his wife and three children in Virginia.

Jeff LaMarche is a Mac and iOS developer with more than 20 years of programming experience. Jeff has written a number of iOS and Mac development books, including Beginning iPhone 3 Development (Apress, 2009), More iPhone 3 Development (Apress, 2010), and Learn Cocoa on the Mac (Apress, 2010). Jeff is a principal at MartianCraft, an iOS and Android development house. He has written about Cocoa and Objective-C for MacTech Magazine, as well as articles for Apple s developer web site. Jeff also writes about iOS development for his widely-read blog at http://iphonedevelopment.blogspot.com.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >