Sams Teach Yourself Xcode 4 in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself Xcode 4 in 24 Hours

by John Ray, William Ray
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Sams Teach Yourself Xcode 4 in 24 Hours by John Ray, William Ray

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Xcode 4 in 24 Hours will help you achieve breakthrough productivity with Apple’s new Xcode 4.3+ development environment for OS X and iOS devices. Every lesson introduces new concepts and builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success!

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Xcode 4 development tasks.

Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.

By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion.

Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks.

Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them.

Printed in full color–figures and code appear as they do in Xcode 4.3+

  • Master the MVC design pattern at the heart of iOS and OS X development
  • Use Xcode project templates to get a head start on advanced application features
  • Efficiently use the Xcode Code Editor and get fast, contextually-aware answers with the built-in help system
  • Use iOS Storyboards to visually describe an application’s workflow
  • Get started with Core Data to simplify data management and data-driven user interfaces
  • Use frameworks and libraries to package functionality and promote time-saving code reuse
  • Use Git and Subversion source control for managing distributed projects
  • Prepare Unit tests and use the Xcode debugger to keep your projects error free
  • Package your apps for the App Store
  • Use the command-line Xcode tools for scripting and build automation

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780672335877
Publisher: Sams
Publication date: 07/06/2012
Series: Sams Teach Yourself Series
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

John Ray is currently serving as a Senior Business Analyst and Development Team Manager for the Ohio State University Office of Research. He has written numerous books for Macmillan/Sams/Que, including Using TCP/IP: Special Edition, Teach Yourself Dreamweaver MX in 21 Days, Mac OS X Unleashed, and Teach Yourself iOS 5 Development in 24 Hours. As a Macintosh user since 1984, he strives to ensure that each project presents the Macintosh with the equality and depth it deserves. Even technical titles such as Using TCP/IP contain extensive information about the Macintosh and its applications and have garnered numerous positive reviews for their straightforward approach and accessibility to beginner and intermediate audiences.

Will Ray is an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Battelle Center for Mathematical Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Trained as a biophysicist in computational biology and scientific visualization, Dr. Ray’s group is working to bring cutting-edge computational technology to end users, through simplified user interfaces. He has been developing training materials and teaching users and programmers to live at the intersection of Macintosh and UNIX technologies since 1989.

You can visit their Xcode book website at http://teachyourselfxcode.com or follow their book-related tweets on Twitter at #XcodeIn24.

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