Designing for the iPad: Building Applications that Sell

Designing for the iPad: Building Applications that Sell

by Chris Stevens

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ISBN-13: 9780470976937
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/04/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 18 MB
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About the Author

Chris Stevens (London) is a leading designer of iPad and iPhone software. He created the best-selling app, Alice for the iPad, and also designed Twitch Origins, the first four-player game for iPhone. He has worked for BBC television and CNET, producing cutting-edge multimedia. Formerly a technology columnist for The Daily Telegraph and The Times, Chris also presented and directed Space Bubble, a popular gadget show. Alongside his writing, Chris is an illustrator and film editor. He’s worked for Warner Bros, EMAP, and Wired magazine.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Who Should Read This Book?

The Revival of the Hobbyist Programmer.

Part I: Understanding the iPad.

Chapter 1: Embracing a New Paradigm.

Chapter 2: Entering the iPad Marketplace.

Chapter 3: Getting Inspired.

Part II: Planning Your Killer App.

Chapter 4: Working with Clients.

Chapter 5: Working on an Independent iPad App.

Chapter 6: Life as an Apple Developer.

Chapter 7: Organizing Your Workflow.

Part III: Designing for Touchscreen Interfaces.

Chapter 8: Delighting the Users of Your App.

Chapter 9: Designing Books and Magazines.

Chapter 10: The Secrets of Alice for the iPad.

Chapter 11: Starting Out with Sound on the iPad.

Part IV: Marketing Your App.

Chapter 12: Zero Budget Solutions.

Chapter 13: Tracking Sales and Adjusting Prices.

Index.

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