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Sams Teach Yourself iPad Application Development in 24 Hours

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by John Ray
     
 

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Apple's iPad is the world's hottest device: 12,000,000+ have been sold in the past six months alone. Now, there's a friendly, easy guide to iPad/iPad 2 development for every developer and power user. In just 24 quick lessons, Sams Teach Yourself iPad Application Development in 24 Hours, Second Edition will help you gain true mastery. Each

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Apple's iPad is the world's hottest device: 12,000,000+ have been sold in the past six months alone. Now, there's a friendly, easy guide to iPad/iPad 2 development for every developer and power user. In just 24 quick lessons, Sams Teach Yourself iPad Application Development in 24 Hours, Second Edition will help you gain true mastery. Each lesson builds on all that's come before, teaching you all you need to know, without ever overwhelming you. Fully updated for iPad 2 and the latest iOS features, this book covers:

-Getting started fast

-Mastering essential Objective

-C, Cocoa Touch, and MVC concepts

-Building multi-touch apps

-Using popovers, custom keyboards, and other iPad UI elements

-Integrating media into apps

-Reading, writing, and navigating data

-Sensing movement with the accelerometer

-Writing "universal" apps for all iOS devices

-Debugging iPad software

-App Store distribution, and much more

Step-by-step instructions walk through common questions, issues, and tasks... Q and As, Quizzes, and Exercises test your knowledge... "Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice and shortcuts... "Watch Out!" alerts help you avoid problems. By the time you're are finished, you won't just understand iPad 2 programming: you'll be comfortable writing real-world apps that sell.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780672333392
Publisher:
Sams
Publication date:
08/18/2010
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself Series
Pages:
682
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

John Ray is Senior Business Analyst and Development Team Manager for the Ohio State University Research Foundation. His Pearson books include Sams Teach Yourself iPhone Application Development in 24 Hours, Using TCP/IP: Special Edition, Teach Yourself Dreamweaver MX in 21 Days, and Mac OS X Unleashed.

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The on-line hardcopy price is $24.68 and the Amazon eBook price is $17.49. Why would I want to buy the eBook from B&N? Will B&N meet Amazon's price?