Dive into the exciting world of iOS app development!
Are you eager to jump on the app bandwagon but are unfamiliar with iOS or perhaps lack coding experience? If so, this all-in-one tutorial is exactly what you need to get started on your journey of iOS application development. Aimed at getting novices up to speed and into the app action, this book-and-DVD package provides you with nearly 40 instructive lessons. Each lesson introduces a single topic, each building in complexity as you walk through the steps to create a simple iOS application.
iPhone and iPad App 24-Hour Trainer:
Offers a clear introduction to iOS, providing you with a solid foundation of a development environment
Walks you through the basics of object-oriented programming principles and key Objective-C concepts
Explores Cocoa Touch and demonstrates how to use the Cocoa Touch® framework
Discusses Storyboards, iCloud document storage, Core Image, Twitter integration, Map Kit, Core Location, and Core Motion
Features helpful appendices that cover on-device testing, Ad Hoc distribution, Automatic Reference Counting (ARC), and App Store distribution
24-Hour Trainers offer a unique book-and-video package that delivers step-by-step lessons for handling real-world scenarios. Each lesson in the book is accompanied by an instructional video that reinforces the content while providing additional explanations and tips.
Hours of Video
Don't just learndo!
Each lesson in the book is accompanied by an instructional video.
You'll learn to:
Use iCloud document storage
Incorporate iTunes file sharing
Use Core Motion
Perform image processing with Core Image
Work with tab bars, navigation controllers, and table views
Create page-based applications and views that scroll
Incorporate touches and gestures
Build universal applications
Use Map Kit
Build background-aware apps
Please see the DVD appendix for details and complete system requirements.
Abhishek Mishra is a UK based mobile applications consultant with over 13 years' experience in the software industry. He holds an MRes in Computer Science from the University of London. He is the director of ASM Technology Ltd, and teaches iOS development to professionals in the advertising industry. He currently hosts and publishes www.idevmag.com.
Gene Backlin has more than 30 years of experience in the computer industry. He is the owner and principal consultant of MariZack consulting, teaches at DePaul University, and is the author of Professional iPhone and iPad Application Development.