iOS 7 changed everything—get up to speed!
iOS 7 is a major shift in the look and feel of apps—the first major sea change since the iPhone was first introduced. For apps to blend in with the new UI, each needs a complete redesign. Beginning iOS Programming: Building and Deploying iOS Applications starts at the beginning—including an introduction to Objective C—and gives you the skills you need to get your apps up and running. Author Nick Harris has extensive experience developing for iOS and provides a solid background for teaching the building blocks of app development.
Learn Objective-C and how it differs from other programming languages Turn your app idea into an actionable plan Build each feature with the help of standalone chapters Assemble your project into a real-world iOS app Throughout the book, you'll be able to experiment with dozens of recipes from real-life scenarios, creating an app as you learn. The book's website features download sample apps to follow along with the instruction, and sample code to illustrate ideas.
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Step-by-step instructions for application development in iOS
Apple’s release of iOS 7 has significantly changed the application development landscape for coders and software designers. Those familiar with previous versions of iOS must update their skills and those new to the platform will need guidance specific to iOS 7 With Beginning iOS Programming, Nick Harris guides you through the entire process of an iOS application build. Every challenge and potential pitfall is encountered exactly as it would be in a real-world development scenario, making this an invaluable resource for aspiring developers.
Beginning iOS Programming:
Explains the fundamentals of iOS programming and how to apply existing development skills within the iOS 7 platform Demonstrates how to build an iOS application from the ground up, including detailed breakdowns of each step in the process, resulting in a completed, useable app music. Provides an essential primer on Objective-C® to ensure a smooth transition into the iOS development environment Features examples of working code as well as resourceful ways to overcome common problems Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that guide you through all the techniques involved.
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About the Author
Nick Harris is an Independent Software Developer at Clifton Garage Mobile LLC. He began developing for iPhone using iPhone OS 2.0 and has created and released over a half dozen apps using every version of iOS though iOS 7. Along with his accomplishments as a developer, Nick has twice been a speaker at the 360iDev Developer Conference sharing his experience developing iOS apps for both individuals and corporate enterprises.