Beginning iPhone SDK Programming with Objective-C

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 5, 2010 - Computers - 552 pages
Everything you need to know to start creating native applications for the iPhone and iPod Touch

The iPhone SDK and the Xcode tools are the official Apple tools used for creating native iPhone applications. This information-packed book presents a complete introduction to the iPhone SDK and the Xcode tools, as well as the Objective-C language that is necessary to create these native applications. Solid coverage and real-world examples walk you through the process for developing mobile applications for the iPhone that can then be distributed through Apple's iTunes Application store.

The hands-on approach shows you how to develop your first iPhone application while getting you acquainted with the iPhone SDK and the array of Xcode tools. A thorough tutorial on the features and syntax of the Objective-C language helps you get the most out of the iPhone SDK, and an in-depth look at the features of the iPhone SDK enables you to maximize each of these features in your applications.

  • Provides an introductory look at how the iPhone SDK and Xcode tools work with the Objective-C language to create native iPhone applications
  • Familiarizes you with the latest version of the iPhone SDK and the newest Xcode tools that ship with Snow Leopard
  • Walks you through developing your first iPhone applications
  • Focuses on the features and syntax of the Objective-C language so that you can get the most out of the iPhone SDK

With this hands-on guide, you'll quickly get started developing applications for the iPhone with both the iPhone SDK and the latest Xcode tools.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

 

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Contents

TAB BAR AND NAVIGATION
GETTING STARTED
OUTLETS ACTIONS AND VIEW CONTROLLERS
KEYBOARD INPUTS
BUILDING DIFFERENT TYPESOF
VIEW CONTROLLERS CreatingaWindowbased Application
Utility
Transitioning Styles
APPLICATION PREFERENCES
CHAPTER
ADVANCED IPHONE PROGRAMMING
SIMPLE ANIMATIONS
ACCESSING THEHARDWARE
ACCESSING BUILTIN
APPENDICES Appendix AAnswersto Exercises
INDEX

AddingAnotherView to theUtilityApplication
FILE HANDLING Understandingthe Application Folders

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About the author (2010)

Wei-Meng Lee is Founder of Developer Learning Solutions, a technology company specializing in hands-on training of the latest Microsoft and Apple technologies. He writes extensively for online publications and is the author of Professional Windows Vista Gadgets Programming and C# 2008 Programmer's Reference.

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