Get a jumpstart on developing apps for iOS 5!
Ideal for beginning developers who are eager to create native applications for Apple's mobile devices, this full-color guide walks you through the core building blocks of iPhone and iPad application development, including new features such as iCloud Programming, Twitter integration, importing and exporting documents from within your iOS applications, the new Xcode® 4, multitasking features, location-based services, the notification system, and more. You'll quickly discover that this book is replete with everything you need in order to confidently build your first iPhone or iPad application.
Beginning iOS 5 Application Development:
Establishes a strong foundation for getting started with iOS 5 programming
Walks you through responding to and handling device rotations as well as the different types of screen orientations
Shows how to use the various application templates: Tabbed, Master-Detail, Single View, and Utility
Explores techniques for using the table view in a Master-Detail application
Shares advice for file handling and database storage
Covers ways to access the various sensors and recognize a variety of gestures
Shows how to build Location-Based Services applications using Google Maps, reverse geocoding, adding annotations, and more
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Wei-Meng Lee is the founder of Developer Learning Solutions (www.learn2develop.net), a technology company specializing in hands-on training in the latest Microsoft and Apple technologies. He writes extensively for online publications and magazines on topics such as iPhone and Mac OS X development and is the author of Beginning iOS 4 Application Development and Beginning Android Application Development.