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Rewritten to use the Swift programming language, this updated cookbook helps you overcome the vexing issues you’re likely to face when creating apps for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. New and thoroughly revised recipes show you the steps necessary to work with the iOS 8 SDK, including hundreds of techniques for storing and protecting data, sending and receiving notifications, enhancing and animating graphics, managing files and folders, and many other options. Each recipe includes sample code you can use right away.
Use CloudKit APIs to store information in the cloud with ease
Create vibrant and lifelike user interfaces with UIKit Dynamics
Access user’s health-related information with HealthKit
Interact with accessories inside the user’s home with HomeKit
Use the Keychain to protect your app’s data
Develop location-aware and multitasking-aware apps
Work with iOS 8’s audio and video APIs
Use Event Kit UI to manage calendars, dates, and events
Take advantage of the accelerometer and the gyroscope
Integrate iCloud into your apps
Define the layout of UI elements with Auto Layout
Get working examples for implementing gesture recognizers
Retrieve and manipulate contacts and groups from the Address Book
Determine a camera’s availability and access the Photo Library
Chapter 1The Basics
Chapter 3Managing Health Data with HealthKit-
Chapter 4Managing Health Data with HealthKit-
Chapter 5Creating Dynamic and Interactive User Interfaces
Vandad Nahavandipoor is an iOS and OS X programmer for an international media group with more than 7000 employees in more than 29 countries. Previously he worked for Lloyds Banking Group in England to deliver their iOS apps to millions of users in the UK. In his previous roles he has also led an international team of more than 30 iOS developers. Projects he’s led include the Lloyds, Halifax, Bank of Scotland, NatWest and the RBS iOS apps.
Comments about oreilly iOS 8 Swift Programming Cookbook:
so i got this book after watching vandad's videos. i purchased the videos first as i always first books but thought this time i change and instead buy the videos
well, it turns out the videos were better than i expected and i have just finished watching them. i also then bought the book to complement the videos
i am so glad the book and the videos are all swift based. i am still going through the cloud chapter and homekit. i have no homekit accessories yet but the book teaches us about setting up a homekit accessory simulator right on our macs so it's really good
it's a rather big book in ebook format. i don't have a printed version so it must be very heavy when it is printed?
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend