Beginning IOS Programming For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 14, 2014 - Computers - 456 pages

The ultimate beginner's guide to programming in the iOS environment

The Apple App Store is a gold mine for developers, but with more apps for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch being added every day, it?s essential to have a solid programming foundation to create the best apps possible. If you're eager to learn the ins and outs of iOS programming, this is your book. It teaches object-oriented programming within the iOS framework from the ground up, preparing you to create the next super iPhone or iPad app.

Get a handle on the iOS framework, object-oriented best practices, and the Xcode programming environment, then discover how to create simple interfaces, use libraries, create and extend objects, and more. Whether you're just starting out in programming or only new to iOS, For Dummies is the perfect beginning.

  • Focuses on teaching object-oriented programming within the iOS framework and includes best practices for building apps that are easy to debug, evolve, and maintain
  • Uses simple examples to demonstrate object-oriented programming output in the iPhone environment while teaching real-world programming concepts and applications
  • Provides a thorough understanding of the framework and object-oriented principles to help beginning programmers make optimum use of iOS
  • Covers working with the Xcode environment and storyboards; creating simple interfaces; using libraries, functions, structures, arrays, and pointers; and creating and extending objects

Beginning iOS Programming For Dummies is your straightforward guide to getting started with iOS programming.

 

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Contents

Introduction 1
173
Meeting the Methods and Platforms 89
176
Patterns and Frameworks 91 Chapter 5 Setting Up to Develop iOS Apps 113 Chapter 6 Developing an App on iOS 135
207
Developing Your Apps User Interface
249
Making Applications Fast and Responsive
277
Effectively Using Xcode 209 Chapter 9 Developing Your Apps User Interface 249 Chapter 10 Making Applications Fast and Responsive 277 Chapte...
293
Connecting Your Apps
327
Channeling the World Into Your Device
329
Harnessing iOS Device Capabilities 345 Chapter 14 Publishing to the App Store 375 Part V The Part of Tens
399
Ten Resources for ObjectOriented Development
401
Ten Developer Resources for iOS
413
Index
423
Getting Started with iOS Programming
5
ObjectOriented Design Principles
25
Meeting the Methods and Platforms
89
Setting Up to Develop iOS Apps
113

Harnessing iOS Device Capabilities
345

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Rajiv Ramnath, PhD is Associate Professor of Practice in computer science and engineering and Director of Practice at the Collaborative for Enterprise Transformation and Innovation at The Ohio State University. Before that, he worked in industry, leading research and commercial product development.

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