iPad Enterprise Application Development BluePrints
By Steven F. Daniel
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Released: September 2012
Pages: 430

In Detail

With the release of the iPad and the iOS 5, this latest release comes packed with some great new features and improvements to the various frameworks and contains over 1,500 new APIs. You will learn how to integrate iCloud storage and how to go about using the Facebook and the OpenGraph APIs, as well as applying the various image and transition effects using Core Image into your own applications. Using the book's step-by-step approach, you will soon master the technology and the skills needed to create some amazing applications.

"iPad Enterprise Application Development BluePrints" will help you learn how to build some powerful applications using iOS 5 and the various frameworks. You will soon master how to incorporate iCloud, Facebook and the OpenGraph APIs and apply various image filters and transitions using Core Image integration within your applications by using the book's step-by-step approach, and you will soon master the technology and the skills needed to create some amazing applications.

You will start by learning how to go about downloading and installing the Xcode development tools onto your computer, Task Priorities App, Audio Recording and Playback, Using Core Data, Monitoring the iOS battery, implementing Route tracking, Facebook APIs, iCloud Storage and External displays. After which, we jump straight in and develop an application using Storyboarding and Interface Builder. We then finish up by learning how to test your application using the Xcode instruments and how to distribute your application to the AppStore.

This book will teach you how you can use the new features of iOS 5 to build simple, yet powerful applications for the iPad from scratch using these technology features. You will learn how to download the Xcode 4 iOS 5 Development tools, and how to build great user interfaces using the storyboarding feature of Interface Builder. We will learn how to create a database that integrates into our application using Core Data. We will also learn how to integrate and use the Facebook and OpenGraph APIs to post messages and send notifications, as well as interacting with the iOS devices battery to determine the current state and battery level.

After reading "iPad Enterprise Application Development BluePrints", you will be able to write applications that have the ability to store user documents wirelessly and push any changes made on one device to all other devices and computers at the same time using the iCloud Storage APIs. You will also learn how to integrate the Facebook APIs and post messages directly to your Facebook wall as well as sending notification messages to all your friends on Facebook directly from your applications as well as mapping out the route taken using the GPS feature of your iOS device using the MapKit framework. Finally, you will learn how to stream photos to a monitor using the VGA port of the iOS device and learn how to use the AirPlay feature to wirelessly stream Videos to Apple TV using the AV Foundation framework, as well as learning how to use the Core Image framework to create some amazing image effects and transitions to enhance photos using the several built-in filters. This book contains loads of examples and images provided to get you up to speed in no time.

Approach

This book is written in simple, easy to understand format with lots of screenshots and step-by-step explanations.

Who this book is for

If you are an iPad application developer looking forward to building enterprise applications that interact with Facebook, iCloud, Core Location and the Core Image frameworks into your applications, then this book is for you. You should have a good knowledge of and programming experience with Objective-C and have used Xcode 4.

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