Covers iOS 7 and Xcode 5
Learning iOS Developmentis the perfect first book for every new iOS 7 developer. It delivers a complete foundation for iOS development, including an introduction to the Objective-C language, Xcode development tools, best-practice user interface development, and best practices for all aspects of app development and deployment.
Throughout Learning iOS Development, you explore the iOS development process as you create and expand a handy car valet app. The hands-on projects enable you to create meaningful code as soon as possible, building confidence and mastery. The annotated code listings work with all the latest iOS technology, so you’ll be ready to jump into this exciting development field.
With Learning iOS Development, it’s easy to learn at your own pace, on your own--or to deepen the knowledge you may be gaining in a classroom or workplace.
- Installing all the tools, programs, and devices you need to create iOS apps
- Building your first app and mastering the essentials of Objective-C
- Making the most effective use of device memory
- Storyboarding your interface and connecting it to your underlying code
- Using Auto Layout to support devices with different sizes and orientations
- Managing app data with Core Data
- Creating sophisticated custom gestures
- Deploying your app through Apple’s App Store
- Quickly localizing your app for multiple languages and countries
- Implementing scrolling, navigation, table views, and other core iOS features
- Mastering advanced table views and navigation, including iPad split views
- Passing code encapsulated in blocks for communicating between parts of your app and with the system
- Tuning and debugging your apps for the best performance and quality
- Discovering great resources to take your next steps as an iOS developer
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About the Author
Erica Sadun is a bestselling author, coauthor, and contributor to several dozen books on programming, digital video and photography, and web design, including the widely popular The Core iOS 6 Developer’s Cookbook, now in its fourth edition. She currently blogs at TUAW.com, and she 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 domination.
Rod Strougo is an author, instructor, and developer. Rod’s journey in iOS and game development started way back with an Apple, writing games in Basic. From his early passion for games, Rod’s career moved to enterprise software development, and he spent 15 years writing software for IBM and AT&T. These days Rod follows his passion for game development and teaching, providing iOS training at the Big Nerd Ranch (www.bignerdranch.com). Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Rod now lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife and sons.
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