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The iPhone Developers Cookbook: Building Applications with the iPhone 3.0 SDK (2nd Edition) Erica Sadun

The iPhone Developers Cookbook: Building Applications with the iPhone 3.0 SDK (2nd Edition)

Erica Sadun

Published
ISBN : 9780321659576
Paperback
888 pages
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This book would be a bargain at ten times its price! If you are writing iPhone software, it will save you weeks of development time. Erica has included dozens of crisp and clear examples illustrating essential iPhone development techniques and manyMoreThis book would be a bargain at ten times its price! If you are writing iPhone software, it will save you weeks of development time. Erica has included dozens of crisp and clear examples illustrating essential iPhone development techniques and many others that show special effects going way beyond Apples official documentation.-Tim Burks, iPhone Software Developer, TootSweet Software Erica Saduns technical expertise lives up to the Addison-Wesley name. The iPhone Developers Cookbook is a comprehensive walkthrough of iPhone development that will help anyone out, from beginners to more experienced developers. Code samples and screenshots help punctuate the numerous tips and tricks in this book.-Jacqui Cheng, Associate Editor, Ars Technica We make our living writing this stuff and yet I am humbled by Ericas command of her subject matter and the way she presents the material: pleasantly informal, then very appropriately detailed technically. This is a going to be the Petzold book for iPhone developers.-Daniel Pasco, Lead Developer and CEO, Black Pixel Luminance The iPhone Developers Cookbook should be the first resource for the beginning iPhone programmer, and is the best supplemental material to Apples own documentation.-Alex C. Schaefer, Lead Programmer, ApolloIM, iPhone Application Development Specialist, MeLLmo, Inc. Ericas book is a truly great resource for Cocoa Touch developers. This book goes far beyond the documentation on Apples Web site, and she includes methods that give the developer a deeper understanding of the iPhone OS, by letting them glimpse at whats going on behind the scenes on this incredible mobile platform.-John Zorko, Sr. Software Engineer, Mobile Devices Ive found this book to be an invaluable resource for those times when I need to quickly grasp a new concept and walk away with a working block of code. Erica has an impressive knowledge of the iPhone platform, is a master at describing technical information, and provides a compendium of excellent code examples.-John Muchow, 3 Sixty Software, LLC- founder, iPhoneDeveloperTips.com This book is the most complete guide if you want coding for the iPhone, covering from the basics to the newest and coolest technologies. I built several applications in the past, but I still learned a huge amount from this book. It is a must-have for every iPhone developer.-Roberto Gamboni, Software Engineer, AT&T Interactive Its rare that developer cookbooks can both provide good recipes and solid discussion of fundamental techniques, but Erica Saduns book manages to do both very well.-Jeremy McNally, Developer, entp Want to get started building applications for Apples iPhone and iPod touch? Already building iPhone applications and want to get better at it? This is the only book that brings together all the expert guidance-and the code-youll need! Completely revised and expanded to cover the iPhone 3.0 SDK, The iPhone Developers Cookbook is the essential resource for developers building apps for the iPhone and iPod touch. Taking you further than before, this new edition starts out with an introduction to Objective-C 2.0 for developers who might be new to the platform. Youll learn about Xcode and Interface Builder and learn how to set up and configure your iPhone Developer account. Additional highlights of this new edition include: Using the iPhone SDKs visual classes and controllers to design and customize interfaces Using gestures, touches, and other sophisticated iPhone interface capabilities Making the most of tables, views, view controllers, and animations Alerting users with progress bars, audio pings, status bar updates, and other indicators Using new Push Notifications to send alerts, whether your app is running or not Playing audio and video with the MediaKit Working with the Address Book, Core Location, and Sensors Connecting to the Internet, Web services, and networks Embedding flexible maps with MapKit and Google Mobile Maps Building multiplayer games with GameKit Using Core Data to build data-driven applications Selling add-on content and services with In-App Purchasing using StoreKit Building accessible apps with Accessibility Plus The unique format of The iPhone Developers Cookbook presents the code you need to create feature-rich applications that leverage the latest features of the iPhone 3.0 SDK. Over 30,000 iPhone developers turned to the first edition of The iPhone Developers Cookbook. So should you!