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Table of Contents

  1. Language

    1. Chapter 1 Just Enough C

      1. Compilation, Statements, and Comments
      2. Variable Declaration, Initialization, and Data Types
      3. Structs
      4. Pointers
      5. Arrays
      6. Operators
      7. Flow Control and Conditions
      8. Functions
      9. Pointer Parameters and the Address Operator
      10. Files
      11. The Standard Library
      12. More Preprocessor Directives
      13. Data Type Qualifiers
    2. Chapter 2 Object-Based Programming

      1. Objects
      2. Messages and Methods
      3. Classes and Instances
      4. Class Methods
      5. Instance Variables
      6. The Object-Based Philosophy
    3. Chapter 3 Objective-C Objects and Messages

      1. An Instance Reference Is a Pointer
      2. Messages and Methods
      3. Typecasting and the id Type
      4. Messages as Data Type
      5. C Functions and Struct Pointers
      6. Blocks
    4. Chapter 4 Objective-C Classes

      1. Class and Superclass
      2. Interface and Implementation
      3. Header File and Implementation File
      4. Class Methods
      5. The Secret Life of Classes
    5. Chapter 5 Objective-C Instances

      1. How Instances Are Created
      2. Polymorphism
      3. The Keyword self
      4. The Keyword super
      5. Instance Variables and Accessors
      6. Key–Value Coding
      7. Properties
      8. How to Write an Initializer
  2. IDE

    1. Chapter 6 Anatomy of an Xcode Project

      1. New Project
      2. The Project Window
      3. The Project File and Its Dependents
      4. The Target
      5. From Project to App
    2. Chapter 7 Nib Management

      1. A Tour of the Nib-Editing Interface
      2. Nib Loading and File’s Owner
      3. Default Instances in the Main Nib File
      4. Making and Loading a Nib
      5. Outlet Connections
      6. Action Connections
      7. Additional Initialization of Nib-Based Instances
    3. Chapter 8 Documentation

      1. The Documentation Window
      2. Class Documentation Pages
      3. Sample Code
      4. Other Resources
    4. Chapter 9 Life Cycle of a Project

      1. Choosing a Device Architecture
      2. Localization
      3. Editing Your Code
      4. Navigating Your Code
      5. Debugging
      6. Static Analyzer
      7. Clean
      8. Running in the Simulator
      9. Running on a Device
      10. Device Management
      11. Version Control
      12. Instruments
      13. Distribution
      14. Ad Hoc Distribution
      15. Final App Preparations
      16. Submission to the App Store
  3. Cocoa

    1. Chapter 10 Cocoa Classes

      1. Subclassing
      2. Categories
      3. Protocols
      4. Optional Methods
      5. Some Foundation Classes
      6. The Secret Life of NSObject
    2. Chapter 11 Cocoa Events

      1. Reasons for Events
      2. Subclassing
      3. Notifications
      4. Delegation
      5. Data Sources
      6. Actions
      7. The Responder Chain
      8. Application Lifetime Events
      9. Swamped by Events
    3. Chapter 12 Accessors and Memory Management

      1. Accessors
      2. Key–Value Coding
      3. Memory Management
      4. Properties
    4. Chapter 13 Data Communication

      1. Model–View–Controller
      2. Instance Visibility
      3. Notifications
      4. Key–Value Observing
  4. Views

    1. Chapter 14 Views

      1. The Window
      2. Subview and Superview
      3. Frame
      4. Bounds and Center
      5. Layout
      6. Transform
      7. Visibility and Opacity
    2. Chapter 15 Drawing

      1. UIImage and UIImageView
      2. UIImage and Graphics Contexts
      3. CGImage
      4. Drawing a UIView
      5. Graphics Context State
      6. Paths
      7. Clipping
      8. Gradients
      9. Colors and Patterns
      10. Graphics Context Transforms
      11. Shadows
      12. Points and Pixels
      13. Content Mode
    3. Chapter 16 Layers

      1. View and Layer
      2. Layers and Sublayers
      3. Drawing in a Layer
      4. Transforms
      5. Shadows, Borders, and More
      6. Layers and Key–Value Coding
    4. Chapter 17 Animation

      1. Drawing, Animation, and Threading
      2. UIImageView Animation
      3. View Animation
      4. Implicit Layer Animation
      5. Core Animation
      6. Actions
    5. Chapter 18 Touches

      1. Touch Events and Views
      2. Receiving Touches
      3. Restricting Touches
      4. Interpreting Touches
      5. Gesture Recognizers
      6. Touch Delivery
  5. Interface

    1. Chapter 19 View Controllers

      1. Creating a View Controller
      2. Rotation
      3. Modal Views
      4. Tab Bar Controllers
      5. Navigation Controllers
      6. View Controller Lifetime Events
      7. View Controller Memory Management
    2. Chapter 20 Scroll Views

      1. Creating a Scroll View
      2. Scrolling
      3. Zooming
      4. Scroll View Delegate
      5. Scroll View Touches
      6. Scroll View Performance
    3. Chapter 21 Table Views

      1. Table View Cells
      2. Table View Data
      3. Table View Selection
      4. Table View Scrolling and Layout
      5. Table View Searching
      6. Table View Editing
    4. Chapter 22 Popovers and Split Views

      1. Presenting a Popover
      2. Managing a Popover
      3. Dismissing a Popover
      4. Automatic Popovers
      5. Split Views
    5. Chapter 23 Text

      1. UILabel
      2. UITextField
      3. UITextView
      4. Core Text
    6. Chapter 24 Web Views

      1. Loading Content
      2. Communicating with a Web View
    7. Chapter 25 Controls and Other Views

      1. UIActivityIndicatorView
      2. UIProgressView
      3. UIPickerView
      4. UISearchBar
      5. UIControl
      6. Bars
    8. Chapter 26 Modal Dialogs

      1. Alert View
      2. Action Sheet
      3. Dialog Alternatives
      4. Local Notifications
  6. Some Frameworks

    1. Chapter 27 Audio

      1. System Sounds
      2. Audio Session
      3. Audio Player
      4. Remote Control of Your Sound
      5. Playing Sound in the Background
      6. Further Topics in Sound
    2. Chapter 28 Video

      1. MPMoviePlayerController
      2. MPMoviePlayerViewController
      3. UIVideoEditorController
      4. Further Topics in Video
    3. Chapter 29 Music Library

      1. Exploring the Music Library
      2. The Music Player
      3. The Music Picker
    4. Chapter 30 Photo Library

      1. UIImagePickerController
      2. The Assets Library Framework
    5. Chapter 31 Address Book

      1. Address Book Database
      2. Address Book Interface
    6. Chapter 32 Calendar

      1. Calendar Database
      2. Calendar Interface
    7. Chapter 33 Mail

      1. Mail Message
      2. SMS Message
    8. Chapter 34 Maps

      1. Presenting a Map
      2. Annotations
      3. Overlays
    9. Chapter 35 Sensors

      1. Location
      2. Heading and Course
      3. Acceleration
  7. Final Topics

    1. Chapter 36 Persistent Storage

      1. The Sandbox
      2. Basic File Operations
      3. Saving and Reading Files
      4. User Defaults
      5. File Sharing
      6. Document Types
      7. Handing Off a Document
      8. XML
      9. SQLite
      10. Image File Formats
    2. Chapter 37 Basic Networking

      1. HTTP Requests
      2. Bonjour
      3. Push Notifications
      4. Beyond Basic Networking
    3. Chapter 38 Threads

      1. The Main Thread
      2. Why Threading Is Hard
      3. Three Ways of Threading
      4. Threads and App Backgrounding
    4. Chapter 39 Undo

      1. The Undo Manager
      2. The Undo Interface
      3. The Undo Architecture
    5. Chapter 40 Epilogue

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