This book brings together reliable, proven solutions for the heart of day-to-day iOS 7 development. Renowned iOS programming expert Erica Sadun and top iOS developer Rich Wardwell cover all you need to create successful iOS 7 mobile apps with standard APIs and interface elements and take full advantage of iOS 7 graphics, touches, and...
This book brings together reliable, proven solutions for the heart of day-to-day iOS 7 development. Renowned iOS programming expert Erica Sadun and top iOS developer Rich Wardwell cover all you need to create successful iOS 7 mobile apps with standard APIs and interface elements and take full advantage of iOS 7 graphics, touches, and views.
As in all of Sadun’s iOS bestsellers, The Core iOS Developer’s Cookbook translates modern best practices into working code, distilling key concepts into concise recipes you can easily understand and apply in your own projects. This isn’t just cut-and-paste; using examples, Sadun and Wardwell fully explain both the “how” and “why” of effective iOS 7 development.
All code is fully revised and extensively tested to reflect new iOS 7 features and device capabilities.
Creating advanced direct touch-based interfaces with multi-touch, gestures, and custom gesture recognizers
Building and customizing controls in powerful new ways
Creating interfaces that reflect the new iOS 7 design paradigm
Implementing new iOS 7 motion effects
Alerting users via pop-ups, progress bars, local notifications, popovers, audio pings, and more
Using Xcode modules to easily integrate system frameworks and headers
Assembling views and animation, organizing view hierarchies, and understanding how views work together
Supporting multiple screen geometries with the breakthrough iOS 7 Auto Layout constraints system
Controlling keyboards, making onscreen elements “text aware,” and efficiently scanning and formatting text
Organizing user workspaces with view controllers
Managing photos, videos, email, and text messages
Leveraging the enhanced iOS 7 support for social media activities, including Flickr and Vimeo
Implementing VoiceOver accessibility, including new iOS 7 text-to-speech
Getting started with Core Data-managed data stores
Leveraging the powerful iOS 7 networking and web services support
Using the new iOS 7 APIs and added flexibility to enhance everything from reliability to text appearance
Erica Sadun is the bestselling author, coauthor, and contributor to several dozen books on programming, digital video and photography, and web design, including the widely popular The iOS 5 Developer’s Cookbook. She currently blogs at TUAW.com and has blogged in the past at O’Reilly’s Mac Devcenter, Lifehacker, and Ars Technica. In addition to being the author of dozens of iOS-native applications, Erica holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Georgia Tech’s Graphics, Visualization and Usability Center. A geek, a programmer, and an author, she’s never met a gadget she didn’t love. When not writing, she and her geek husband parent three geeks-in-training, who regard their parents with restrained bemusement when they’re not busy rewiring the house or plotting global dominance.
Rich Wardwell is a senior iOS and Mac developer at Black Pixel, with more than 20 years of professional software development experience in server, desktop, and mobile spaces. He has been a primary developer on numerous top-ranking iOS apps in the Apple App Store, including apps for USA Today and Fox News. Rich has served as a technical editor for The Core iOS 6 Developer’s Cookbook and The Advanced iOS 6 Developer’s Cookbook, both by author Erica Sadun, as well as many other Addison-Wesley iOS developer titles. When not knee-deep in iOS code, Rich enjoys “tractor therapy” and working on his 30-acre farm in rural Georgia with his wife and children.