Advanced iOS 4 Programming
Developing Mobile Applications for Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
By Maher Ali
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: October 2010
Pages: 720

With Advanced iOS 4 Programming, developers have the expert guidance they need to create amazing applications for Apple's iPhone ® , iPad ® , and iPod touch ® .

Inside, veteran mobile developer Dr. Maher Ali Begins with a foundation introduction to Objective-C and Cocoa Touch programming, and then guides readers through building apps with Apple's iOS SDK 4 - including coverage of the major categories of new APIs and building apps for the new Apple iPad ® .

This book concentrates on illustrating GUI concepts programmatically, allowing readers to fully appreciate the complete picture of iOS 4 development without relying on Interface Builder. In addition, Interface Builder is covered in several chapters.

Advance iOS 4 Programming delves into more advanced topics going beyond the basics of iOS 4 development, providing comprehensive coverage that will help you get your apps to the App Store quicker.

Key features include:

  • The Objective-C programming language and runtime
  • Interface Builder
  • Building advanced mobile user interfaces
  • Collections
  • Cocoa Touch
  • Core Animation and Quartz 2D
  • Model-view-controller (MVC) designs
  • Developing for the iPad ®
  • Grand Central Dispatch
  • Parsing XML documents using SAX, DOM, and TouchXML
  • Working with the Map Kit API
  • Remote and Local Push Notification
  • Blocks (closures) in Objective-C
  • Building advanced location-based applications
  • Developing database applications using the SQLite engine
  • GameKit framework
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