iPhone Application Development All-In-One For Dummies

iPhone Application Development All-In-One For Dummies

by Neal Goldstein, Tony Bove




One-stop shopping for every aspect of iPhone development!

Whether you're a beginning programmer who wants to build an application for your iPhone or you're a professional developer looking to leverage the marketing power of the open iPhone SDK, this helpful guide has your needs covered. iPhone enthusiast and developer Neal Goldstein shows you the ins and outs of developing applications for the iPhone and iPod Touch and explains how to get your apps into the AppStore and market and sell them.

You'll learn the basics of getting started, download the SDK, context-based design, and fill your toolbox. Clear, easy-to-understand steps walk you through programming with Objective C or Cocoa and show you how to develop games and graphics. Plus, you'll discover how to design specifically for mobile apps.

  • Aimed at both novice and seasoned developers who are interested in developing iPhone and iPod Touch applications
  • Shows you how to get started, download the SDK, and fill your toolbox
  • Walks you through developing games and graphics
  • Explains how to gets your apps into the AppStore and sell them

Getting started developing your own applications today with this fun and friendly guide.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470542934
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/03/2010
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 888
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Neal Goldstein is an iPhone developer and the author of Objective-C For Dummies. His iPhone startup is developing an application that will radically change how iPhones are used to manage information.

Tony Bove is the creator of Tony's Tips for iPhone Users and wrote or cowrote all editions of iPod & iTunes For Dummies.

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Table of Contents


Book I: Creating the Killer App.

Chapter 1: What Makes a Killer iPhone App.

Chapter 2: Creating a Compelling User Experience.

Chapter 3: Enlisting in the Developer Corps.

Chapter 4: Getting to Know the SDK.

Chapter 5: Looking Behind the Screen.

Chapter 6: Death, Taxes, and iPhone Provisioning.

Chapter 7: The App Store Is Not Enough.

Book II: Objective-C and iPhone Technologies.

Chapter 1: Using Objective-C’s Extensions to C for iPhone Development.

Chapter 2: The Real Truth about Object-Oriented Programming.

Chapter 3: Digging Deeper Into Objective-C.

Chapter 4: Leveraging the Foundation Framework in Your App.

Chapter 5: Getting Other Objects to Do Your Work for You.

Book III: Building a Utility App — DeepThoughts.

Chapter 1: Understanding How an App Runs.

Chapter 2: Understanding the User Interface Controls.

Chapter 3: Developing the Main View.

Chapter 4: Developing the Flipside Controls.

Chapter 5: Extending Your App with a Photo View.

Book IV: Debugging and Tuning Your Application.

Chapter 1: Using the Xcode Debugger.

Chapter 2: Tuning Your Code Using Xcode’s Instruments Application.

Book V: Building an Industrial Strength Application — RoadTrip!

Chapter 1: Designing Your Application.

Chapter 2: Setting the Table.

Chapter 3: Navigating.

Chapter 4: Creating Controllers and Model Classes.

Chapter 5: Finding Your Way.

Chapter 6: Geocoding and Reverse Geocoding.

Book V I: Storing and Accessing Data.

Chapter 1: Show Me the Data.

Chapter 2: A More Flexible Generic Controller.

Chapter 3: Working the URL Loading System.

Chapter 4: Setting Up Core Data.

Chapter 5: Putting Core Data to Work.

Book V II: Extending the App to the Realm of Ultracool.

Chapter 1: A User Interface for Adding Hotels and Using the Address Book.

Chapter 2: Incorporating E-Mail: Postcards from the Road.

Chapter 3: Are We There Yet?


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