iOS 5 Programming Cookbook: Solutions & Examples for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch Apps

iOS 5 Programming Cookbook: Solutions & Examples for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch Apps

By: Vandad Nahavandipoor (author)Paperback

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This popular cookbook, thoroughly updated in response to reader requests and new developments in iOS 5, helps you solve the vexing, real-life issues you're likely to face when creating apps for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. This edition contains more than 100 new recipes, each providing a clear solution and sample code that you can use right away. The focus of this book is to teach you how to write iOS apps, whether they're as simple as a music player or as complex as an app that mixes animations, graphics, multimedia, database, and cloud storage. You'll learn about iCloud, Automatic Reference Counting, storyboarding, Interface Builder, creating ad-hoc and simulator builds, provision profiles, graphics, animations, Grand Central Dispatch, Operations and Operation Queues, threads, timers, audio and video and many other iOS 5 tools and techniques. Topics include: * Automatic Reference Counting to drastically cut down the time required to write your iOS apps * iCloud to synchronize users' data to the cloud * Storyboarding to simplify creating your User Interface * UI components, including picker views, data pickers, web views, popovers, activity indicators, progress views, sliders, alerts, switches, and many more * Grand Central Dispatch to write blazingly fast iOS apps without having to worry about creating threads * The all-new asynchronous and synchronous network APIs * Using block-based animations and integrating graphical assets into your apps

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About Author

Vandad Nahavandipoor has developed software using Cocoa, Cocoa Touch, Assembly, Delphi, and .NET for many years. As a staff member of a company that is a global leader in mobile money solutions in London, he has worked with some of the world's biggest brands--such as Visa and US Bank---to deliver mobile applications to their customers. Vandad brings an interest in management, leadership and entrepreneurship to his work, believing in the synergy that is achieved as a result of cooperation and working together in a team.

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/03/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781449311438
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 874
  • ID: 9781449311438
  • weight: 666
  • ISBN10: 1449311431

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