Get ready to create killer apps for iPad and iPhone on the new iOS 7! With Apple's introduction of iOS 7, demand for developers who know the new iOS will be high. You need in-depth information about the new characteristics and capabilities of iOS 7, and that's what you'll find in this book. If you have experience with C or C++, this guide will show you how to create amazing apps for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. You'll also learn to maximize your programs for mobile devices using iPhone SDK 7.0. Advanced topics such as security services, running on multiple iPlatforms, and local networking with Core Bluetooth are also covered.
* Prepares experienced developers to create great apps for the newest version of Apple's iOS * Thoroughly covers the serious capabilities of iOS 7; information you need in order to make your apps stand out * Delves into advanced topics including how to control multitasking, security services, running apps on multiple iPlatforms and iDevices, enabling in-app purchases, advanced text layout, and building a core foundation * Also covers REST, advanced GCD, internationalization and localization, and local networking with Core Bluetooth iOS 7 Programming: Pushing the Limits will help you develop applications that take full advantage of everything iOS 7 has to offer.
Introduction 1 Part I What s New? 7 Chapter 1 The Brand New Stuff 9 Chapter 2 The World Is Flat: New UI Paradigms 21 Part II Getting the Most Out of Everyday Tools 33 Chapter 3 You May Not Know 35 Chapter 4 Storyboards and Custom Transitions 47 Chapter 5 Get a Handle on Collection Views 57 Chapter 6 Stay in Bounds with Auto Layout 77 Chapter 7 Better Custom Drawing 91 Chapter 8 Layers Like an Onion: Core Animation 115 Chapter 9 Two Things at Once: Multitasking 137 Part III The Right Tool for the Job 149 Chapter 10 Building a (Core) Foundation 151 Chapter 11 Behind the Scenes: Background Processing 169 Chapter 12 REST for the Weary 187 Chapter 13 Getting More Out of Your Bluetooth Devices 225 Chapter 14 Batten the Hatches with Security Services 239 Chapter 15 Running on Multiple iPlatforms, iDevices, and 64-bit Architectures 263 Chapter 16 Reach the World: Internationalization and Localization 283 Chapter 17 Those Pesky Bugs: Debugging 293 Chapter 18 Performance Tuning Until It Flies 315 Part IV Pushing the Limits 333 Chapter 19 Almost Physics: UIKit Dynamics 335 Chapter 20 Fantastic Custom Transitions 353 Chapter 21 Fancy Text Layout 363 Chapter 22 Cocoa s Biggest Trick: Key-Value Coding and Observing 395 Chapter 23 Beyond Queues: Advanced GCD 409 Chapter 24 Deep Objective-C 425 Summary 447 Further Reading 447 Apple Documentation 447 Other Resources 448 Index 449