Creating iOS 5 Apps: Develop and Design

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560 pages

Book Description

With more than 250 million devices sold ’s booming mobile platform provides a large and rapidly growing app market for developers, and with the release of the 5 SDK, Apple has provided their richest, most exciting set of development tools yet. In this book, programming expert Richard Warren shows you how to use these powerful tools to begin writing the next generation of apps. Richard provides a complete introduction to iPhone and development, emphasizing the newest technologies and best practices for iOS 5.

After a tour of the inner workings of an iOS project and an invaluable examination of Objective-C, you will hone your app-developing skills by developing a complete, full-featured application. You start by building the app’s user interface. This will cover everything from linking View Controllers in the Storyboard to drawing custom views. Next, you will use iCloud storage and to manage your app’s data model, synchronizing your data across multiple devices. Then you tackle more advanced topics, including Core Animation, Core Motion, Core Location and Core Image. Finally, Richard shows you how to test, polish and prepare your apps for submission to the iTunes App Store.

This book includes:

  • Detailed instruction, ample illustrations, and clear examples
  • Real-world guidance and advice
  • Insight into best practices from an iOS programming expert
  • A solid introduction to the Objective-C language and important Cocoa
  • on key iOS 5 technologies, including Automatic Reference Counting, Storyboards, iCloud storage, Container View Controllers, Custom Control Appearances, Core Image, and integrated Twitter support.

Book Details

  • Title: Creating iOS 5 Apps: Develop and Design
  • Author:
  • Length: 560 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2011-12-23
  • ISBN-10: 0321769600
  • ISBN-13: 9780321769602