Beginning Xcode, Swift Edition will not only get you up and running with Apple's latest version of Xcode, but it also shows you how to use Swift in Xcode and includes a variety of projects to build. If you already have some programming experience with iOS SDK and Objective-C, but want a more in-depth tutorial on Xcode, especially Xcode with Apple’s new programming language, Swift, then Beginning Xcode, Swift Edition is for you. The book focuses on the new technologies, tools and features that Apple has bundled into the new Xcode 6, to complement the latest iOS 8 SDK. By the end of this book, you'll have all of the skills and a variety of examples to draft from to get your Swift app from idea to App Store with all the power of Xcode.
Get up and running with Apple's latest version of Xcode, and see how to use Swift in Xcode to build a variety of projects. If you already have some programming experience with iOS SDK and Objective-C, but want a more in-depth tutorial on Xcode, especially Xcode with Apple’s new programming language, Swift, then Beginning Xcode: Swift Edition is for you. The book focuses on the new technologies, tools and features that Apple has bundled into the new Xcode 8, to complement the latest iOS 10. By the end of this book, you'll have all of the skills and a variety of examples to draft from to get your Swift app from idea to App Store with all the power of Xcode. What You’ll learn Use Swift and new Swift-related features in Xcode Get started with Xcode, using Workspaces, Interface Builder, storyboarding, tables/collection views and more Take advantage of Xcode's vast libraries, frameworks and bundles Create exciting interactive apps for iPhone or iPad using Sprite Kit, Map Kit, and other Apple technologies Share your app using organizer, localization, auto layout, and more Who this book is for Those with some Objective-C/Cocoa and/or iOS SDK app development experience, but want to be more efficient in writing and testing their code, and people who want to know in-depth examples of Swift in Xcode.
Author: Rory Lewis,Yulia McCarthy,Stephen M. Moraco
The advent of iOS 5 and the newest Xcode has unveiled an innovative, design-centric set of tools called Storyboarding, for you to more easily conceptualize and design your app from top to bottom. A time saver for sure, but it's new! Dr. Rory Lewis, Yulia McCarthy and Stephen Moraco — a best selling Apress author, a former Apple iOS engineering group intern and a successful app developer — have teamed up to bring you this book, Beginning iOS Storyboarding. The three authors have found a beautiful way to lead the beginner into Storyboarding and at the same time show old school coders of Objective-C the new and exquisite methodology of this incredible tool. For the beginner who has never programmed, Beginning iOS Storyboarding shows how to extract those cool and innovative app ideas you have in your head into a working app ready for sale on the iTunes store by using Apple's new technology that allows you to skip chunks of code by just dragging scenes and segues onto your Storyboard canvas. Even if you're an intermediate or pro-level Objective-C developer, you can still learn the ins and outs of Xcode's new Storyboarding feature, and find new ways of building and debugging your new Storyboarding app. Yup: This book is also for you, too. In this book, you get the following, beyond learning the fundamentals and classical elements of Storyboarding: Design and build utilities and a location based service app using Storyboarding techniques Design and build a universal app with a rich user interface and user experience (UX) Create a fun game app, and more What you’ll learn How iOS Storyboarding is like a different planet in the Xcode universe. We do this by introducing you to the standard transitions to views, passing data to the views, returning data from the views, and, lastly, showing how to navigate the critical transitions to views. How to develop a simple utility app using Storyboarding. Here we learn the foundation of many apps, which is how to place controls on the settings screen of a utility application and to return those settings to the main view of the app via the settings view delegate protocol. How to develop an app with an advanced MKMapView. Specifically, we introduce you to override the default views provided by Apple’s initial project templates. This opens the door to you being able to code specialized views such as MKMapView, and utilize iOS Location Services for building navigation-based apps. What are the cool, powerful tools that enable you to create page controller view transitions. We dig deep into the ins and outs of how to apply the UIPageControls to display views and supply traditional view notification to controlled views. How to create a very cool universal app while you learn how to develop table views, which in the iPad case, present themselves differently depending upon the device orientation using the UISplitViewController. How to build a universal app with two Storyboards (one for iPhone, one for iPad) and provide techniques and tips for developing universal apps. How to build a tabbed app that stores and manages user documents in the iCloud. How to develop a cool game app which stretches your knowledge of how segues can be used to provide much more complex navigation paths between screens and devices, as well as accessibility with Apple’s iOS Game Center. Who this book is for This book is for the beginner who has never programmed, but can use the Storyboarding tool in Xcode to get up and running fast. This book is also for experienced iOS developers who wish to learn Storyboarding to quickly cut down on their app development and debugging time. Table of Contents Preliminaries Fundamentals Storyboarding with MapView Building a Utility Application Storyboarding a Page-Based App Mastering Table Views with Storyboarding: Core Data Setup Mastering Table Views with Storyboarding: Designing the Flow Mastering Table Views with Storyboarding: Coding the Backend Single View #3: wanderBoard Part I Single View #3: wanderBoard Part II Single View #3: wanderBoard Part III How Far You Have Come
Dieses Buch ist eine wertvolle Ressource fur alle iPhone-Entwickler, die die Welt der iPad-Programmierung entdecken wollen. Randvoll mit vielen Beispielen, die auch zum Download zur Verfugung stehen, macht es Sie mit zentralen Konzepten der App-Entwicklung vertraut und zeigt Ihnen konkrete Wege, Ihre iPad-Apps mit ebenso schicken wie praktischen Funktionalitaten auszustatten. Dabei ist es den Autoren ein besonderes Anliegen, die Starken des iPads zu nutzen und den Bedienkomfort des Gerats zu unterstreichen. Solide Kenntnisse in der iPhone-Programmierung werden vorausgesetzt, das Buch basiert auf iOS 4.3. Aus dem Inhalt: Von der iPhone- zur iPad-Entwicklung Mit Split-Views arbeiten Gesten einsetzen, die das iPad-Display voll ausnutzen Popover und modale Dialoge Angepasste Tastaturen entwickeln Zeichnungen implementieren Den Movie Player einrichten und anpassen Externe Anzeigegeraten nutzen Gerate verbinden
Die ganze Welt der Android App Entwicklung in einem Buch Haben Sie eine kreative Idee für eine eigene App und Vorkenntnisse in Java und XML? Dann erfahren Sie in diesem Buch, wie Sie Ihre Idee umsetzen und eine App mit allen Schikanen für Android-Smartphones programmieren können. Der Autor erklärt, wie Sie die kostenlosen Programme Android Studio und Java Development Kit herunterladen, wie Sie den Emulator nutzen und wie Sie Ihre App im Google Play Store veröffentlichen. Schritt für Schritt erläutert er anhand von zwei Beispielen das Know-how der App Entwicklung. Außerdem erklärt er Ihnen, wie Sie Ihre App für Tablets optimieren. Die vollständigen Quelltexte werden zum Download angeboten. Legen Sie los!
Get in the game and start building games for the iPhone or iPad! Whether you only have a little experience with iOS programming or even none at all, this accessible guide is ideal for getting started developing games for the iPhone and iPad. Experienced developer and author Patrick Alessi presents the iOS system architecture, gives you the step-by-step of game development, and introduces the languages used to develop games. From the basic building blocks to including drawing, responding to user interaction, animation, and sound, this book provides a one-stop-shop for getting your game up and running. Explores the tools and methodology used to develop games for the iPhone and iPad Requires no previous experience with building a game for the iOS platform Details how iOS games require different considerations than other applications Addresses working with the Xcode programming environment, how to draw with the Quartz 2D API, ways to handle user input, and techniques for incorporating animation with Core Animation and sound with Core Audio If you're ready to jump on the gaming app bandwagon, then this book is what you need to get started!
Beginning iPhone 4 Development is here! The authors of the bestselling Beginning iPhone 3 Development are back, with the same excellent material completely updated for iOS 4 and written from the ground up using the latest version of Apple's Xcode 3. All source code has been updated to use the latest Xcode templates and current APIs, and all-new screenshots show Xcode 3 in action. Beginning iPhone 4 Development is a complete course in iOS 4 apps development. You’ll master techniques that work on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. We start with the basics, showing you how to download and install the tools you'll need, and how to create your first simple application. Next you’ll learn to integrate all the interface elements iOS users have come to know and love, such as buttons, switches, pickers, toolbars, and sliders. You’ll master a variety of design patterns, from the simplest single view to complex hierarchical drill-downs. The confusing art of table building will be demystified, and you’ll learn techniques to save and retrieve your data using SQLite, iPhone’s built-in database management system and Core Data, the standard for persistence that Apple brought to iOS with the release of SDK 3. And there’s much more! You’ll learn to draw using Quartz 2D and OpenGL ES, add multitouch gestural support (pinches and swipes) to your applications, and work with the camera, photo library, accelerometer, and built-in GPS. You’ll discover the fine points of application preferences and learn how to localize your apps for multiple languages. You'll also learn how to use the new concurrency APIs included in iOS 4, and make robust multithreaded applications using Grand Central Dispatch. The iPhone 4 update to the best-selling and most recommended book for Cocoa touch developers Written in an accessible, easy-to-follow style Full of useful tips and techniques to help you become an iOS pro NOTE: For iPhone 4S or iOS 5 apps development, please instead check out the next edition of this book, Beginning iOS 5 Development - now available.
Pro Xcode is a complete Xcode reference for developers. While Apress' Beginning Xcode touched on some fairly advanced topics in a relaxed and friendly manner, Apress' Pro Xcode is a more expansive and concise book, going into more detail about each area with a tone more appropriate to the audience. In this book, you'll learn and use unit testing, instruments, core data, persistence and more. This book also includes in-app purchasing using Xcode, which few other books cover. While using this book, you'll get some cool projects to build. For example, you'll learn how to create a ‘Charades’ or ‘Draw Something’ style app where you'll get exposure to iOS game center integration. This 'Charades' game app lets users draw a picture describing a phrase and the other player has to guess what it is. Other projects include the following: Build a class for a person and set up unit tests to check the constructor works currently. Create an app that plays music from a device’s music collection. Build an electronic business card and make it available in multiple languages. Create a Sprite Kit app with some fun physics effects such as walls that explode when contacted by another object. Develop an app with a dollar value displayed representing in-game credits that is altered through in-app purchases. After reading and using this book, you'll be a proficient and productive iOS app developer using the Xcode IDE and framework.
Jack Nutting,Fredrik Olsson,David Mark,Jeff LaMarche,Kim Topley
Author: Jack Nutting,Fredrik Olsson,David Mark,Jeff LaMarche,Kim Topley
The team that brought you the bestselling Beginning iPhone Development, the book that taught the world to program on the iPhone, is back again, bringing this definitive guide up-to-date with Apple's latest and greatest new iOS 8 and its SDK, as well as with the latest version of Xcode (6.1). You'll have everything you need to create your very own apps for the latest iOS devices. Every single sample app in the book has been rebuilt from scratch using Xcode 6.1 and the latest 64-bit iOS 8-specific project templates, and designed to take advantage of the latest Xcode features. Assuming only a minimal working knowledge of Objective-C, and written in a friendly, easy-to-follow style, Beginning iPhone Development offers a complete soup-to-nuts course in iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch programming. The book starts with the basics, walking through the process of downloading and installing Xcode 6.1 and the iOS 8 SDK, and then guides you though the creation of your first simple application. From there, you’ll learn how to integrate all the interface elements iOS users have come to know and love, such as buttons, switches, pickers, toolbars, and sliders. You’ll master a variety of design patterns, from the simplest single view to complex hierarchical drill-downs. The confusing art of table building will be demystified, and you’ll learn how to save your data using the iPhone file system. You’ll also learn how to save and retrieve your data using a variety of persistence techniques, including Core Data and SQLite. And there’s much more!
The iPhone is the hottest gadget of our generation, and much of its success has been fueled by the App Store, Apple’s online marketplace for iPhone applications. Over 1 billion apps have been downloaded in the 9 months the App Store has been open, ranging from the simplest games to the most complex business apps. Everyone has an idea for the next best-selling iPhone app—presumably that’s why you’re reading this now. And with the release of the iPad, this demand will just continue to grow. So how do you build an application for the iPhone and iPad? Don’t you need to spend years learning complicated programming languages? What about Objective-C, Cocoa Touch, and the software development kit (SDK)? The answer is that you don’t need to know any of those things. Anybody can start building simple applications for the iPhone and iPad, and this book will show you how. This book takes you to getting your first applications up and running using plain English and practical examples. It cuts through the fog of jargon and misinformation that surrounds iPhone and iPad application development, and gives you simple, step-by-step instructions to get you started. Teaches iPhone and iPad application development in language anyone can understand Provides simple, step-by-step examples that make learning easy Offers videos that enable you to follow along with the author—it’s like your own private classroom
It’s in magazines and newspapers, it’s on television and radio, it’s on buses and billboards and pretty much everywhere you look. The iPad is the touchscreen tablet from Apple, representing the next generation of mobile computing. Packed with dozens of new features, the iOS 3.2 SDK enables you to build sophisticated, desktop-quality apps for this exciting new platform. Every iPhone and iPod touch app developer looking to take the next step and move into the iPad arena will want to read this book from cover to cover. Beginning iPad Development for iPhone Developers: Mastering the iPad SDK has all the answers, and you’ll find them presented with the same easy-to-follow style and thorough coverage you've come to expect from titles like Beginning iPhone 3 Development—everything an aspiring iPad developer needs to know to create great apps. Best-selling authors Jack Nutting, Dave Wooldridge, and Dave Mark show iPhone developers how to master all of the iPad-exclusive frameworks and features, which are explained, demonstrated in action, and put through their paces in this comprehensive programming guide. You'll get a detailed understanding of the new feature set and gain every possible advantage in the iTunes App Store. What you’ll learn How to design app interfaces optimized for the iPad by taking advantage of new UIKit features such as Popovers, Split View Controllers, and new Modal Views. How to utilize new graphics functionality, Core Text, Document Sharing, and advanced input methods to build powerful productivity solutions. How to embrace the iPad's superior media capabilities with its new video and display options. How to convert an existing iPhone project into a stand-alone iPad app or a Universal app for both iPhone and iPad users. Who this book is for This book is for all iPhone app developers who want to leverage their skills to create professional apps for the iPad. It includes extensive example projects and the complete source code for Dudel, a full-fledged drawing app for the iPad. Developing iOS 4 Apps? Since many of the new features in iOS 3.2 are also present in iOS 4, this is one of the first books available in print that extensively covers several of the new APIs that iPhone developers are also eager to learn for creating iOS 4-optimized apps. Table of Contents Welcome to the Paradigm Shift Getting Started with iPad Development Exploring the iPhone SDK's New iPad Features New Graphics Functionality Using Core Text Popovers Video and Display Split Views and Modal Modes New Input Methods Working with Documents From iPhone to iPad Additional Resources for iPad Development
Dafur, dass Apple angekundigt hat, mit neuen Features mal zu pausieren, waren die Entwickler doch wieder ganz schon fleiig - es gibt kaum eine Funktion in Mac OS X 10.6, dem "Snow Leopard," die sie nicht angefasst haben. Schneller, glatter, besser ist das neue System... aber immer noch ohne beschreibendes Handbuch. Zum Gluck hat sich Dompteur David Pogue wieder daran gemacht, die Raubkatze auf Herz und Nieren zu prufen und zu zahmen. Mit Witz und Humor, aber auch der gebuhrenden kritischen Distanz schildert er, was wie geht - und was nicht. Die wichtigsten Neuerungen: Eine 64-Bit-Generaluberholung. Geschwindigkeit. Ein neu geschriebener Finder. Kompatibilitat mit Microsoft Exchange. Ein nagelneuer QuickTime-Player. Wenn Apple sich darum kummert, dann auch dieses Buch. Snow Leopard-Flecken: Auch die Hunderte von kleineren Verbesserungen in den 50 Programmen, die beim Mac dabei sind, werden hier enthullt. In Safari, Mail, iChat, der Vorschau, Time Machine... Tastenkurzel und Geheimgange: Dieses Mac-Buch ist bestimmt das trickreichste und uberraschendste, das je geschrieben wurde. Auf jeder Seite erwarten Sie undokumentierte Abkurzungen und unbekannte Kniffe. Der Turbolader: Sicherheit, Netzwerkthemen, Zusammenarbeit mit Windows-Rechnern in heterogenen Umgebungen, sogar der Unix-Unterbau von Mac OS X - dieses geistreiche Handbuch leuchtet alles bis in den letzten Winkel aus.
Learn to program with C++ quickly with this helpful ForDummies guide Beginning Programming with C++ For Dummies, 2ndEdition gives you plain-English explanations of the fundamentalprinciples of C++, arming you with the skills and know-how toexpertly use one of the world's most popular programming languages.You'll explore what goes into creating a program, how to put thepieces together, learn how to deal with standard programmingchallenges, and much more. Written by the bestselling author of C++ For Dummies,this updated guide explores the basic development concepts andtechniques of C++ from a beginner's point of view, and helps makesense of the how and why of C++ programming from the ground up.Beginning with an introduction to how programming languagesfunction, the book goes on to explore how to work with integerexpressions and character expressions, keep errors out of yourcode, use loops and functions, divide your code into modules, andbecome a functional programmer. Grasp C++ programming like a pro, even if you've never writtena line of code Master basic development concepts and techniques in C++ Get rid of bugs and write programs that work Find all the code from the book and an updated C++ compiler onthe companion website If you're a student or first-time programmer looking to masterthis object-oriented programming language, Beginning Programmingwith C++ For Dummies, 2nd Edition has youcovered.
Learn iOS 8 App Development is both a rapid tutorial and a useful reference. You'll quickly get up to speed with Swift, Cocoa Touch, and the iOS 8 SDK. It's an all-in-one getting started guide to building useful apps. You'll learn best practices that ensure your code will be efficient and perform well, earning positive reviews on the iTunes App Store, and driving better search results and more revenue. The iOS 8 SDK offers powerful new features, and this book is the fastest path to mastering them—and the rest of the iOS SDK —for programmers with some experience who are new to iPhone and iPad app development. Many books introduce the iOS SDK, but few explain how to develop apps optimally and soundly. This book teaches both core Swift language concepts and how to exploit design patterns and logic with the iOS SDK, based on Swift and the Cocoa Touch framework. Why spend months or years discovering the best ways to design and code iPhone and iPad apps when this book will show you how to do things the right way from the start? Get an accelerated treatment of the core fundamentals of Swift. Develop your first app using Xcode's advanced interface design tools. Build your first iPhone app using the code that you're given as you walk through this book. Finally, debug and distribute your first app on Apple's iTunes App Store. Learn how to create apps for any model of iPhone, the iPod Touch, the iPad, or build universal apps that run on all of them. After reading this book, you'll be creating professional quality apps, ready to upload to the app store, making you the prestige and the money you seek!
Category: Cocoa (Application development environment)
Diese deutsche Übersetzung des Bestsellers von Aaron Hillegass ist das Standardwerk zur Mac-Programmierung. Hillegass behandelt alle Grundlagen, die Sie zur Programmierung für den Mac mit Cocoa brauchen, um featurereiche Anwendungen für OS X zu entwickeln. Das Buch ist eine wertvolle Ressource für jeden Mac-Programmierer!
Learn how to build apps for mobile devices on Cloudplatforms The marketplace for apps is ever expanding, increasing thepotential to make money. With this guide, you'll learn how to buildcross-platform applications for mobile devices that are supportedby the power of Cloud-based services such as Amazon Web Services.An introduction to Cloud-based applications explains how to useHTML5 to create cross-platform mobile apps and then use Cloudservices to enhance those apps. You'll learn how to build yourfirst app with HTML5 and set it up in the Cloud, while alsodiscovering how to use jQuery to your advantage. Highlights the skills and knowledge you need to createsuccessful apps for mobile devices with HTML5 Takes you through the steps for building web applications forthe iPhone and Android Details how to enhance your app through faster launching, touchvs. click, storage capabilities, and a cache Looks at how best to use JSON, FourSquare, jQuery, AJAX, andmore Shares tips for creating hybrid apps that run natively If you're interested in having your application be one of the200,000+ apps featured in the iPhone store or the 50,000+ in theAndroid store, then you need this book.
Game apps on iPhone and now iPad remain one of the most popular type of apps in the Apple iTunes App Store. Does Angry Birds ring a bell? What you were once able to do just for the iPhone (and iPod touch) is now possible for the popular iPad, using the new iOS 5 SDK. Beginning iOS 5 Games Development provides a clear path for you to create games using the iOS 5 SDK platform for the iPad, iPhone, and iPad touch. You'll learn how to use classes to create game apps, including graphics, and animations. The latest version of Xcode will be used in parts of the book to guide you along the way of building your apps. Other topics include iOS 5 game apps development with the newest iOS Game Center update, persisting user data, and designing a compelling user experience. After reading this book, you'll come away with the skills and techniques for building a game app, top to bottom, that could perhaps even be sold on the Apple iTunes App Store.
Learn iOS App Development is both a rapid tutorial and a useful reference. You'll quickly get up to speed with Objective-C, Cocoa Touch, and the iOS 7 SDK. It's an all-in-one getting started guide to building your first iPhone or iPad app. You'll learn best practices that ensure your code will be efficient and perform well, earning positive reviews on the iTunes App Store, and driving better search results and more revenue. The iOS 7 SDK offers powerful new features, and this book is the fastest path to mastering them—and the rest of the iOS SDK —for programmers with some experience who are new to iPhone and iPad app development. Many books introduce the iOS SDK, but few explain how to develop apps optimally and soundly. This book teaches both core Objective-C language concepts and how to exploit design patterns and logic with the iOS SDK, based on Objective-C and the Cocoa Touch framework. Why spend months or years discovering the best ways to design and code iPhone and iPad apps when this book will show you how to do things the right way from the start? Get an accelerated treatment of the core fundamentals of Objective-C. Develop your first app using Xcode's advanced interface design tools. Build your first iPhone app using the code that you're given as you walk through this book. Finally, debug and distribute your first app on Apple's iTunes App Store. Learn how to create apps for any model of iPhone, the iPod Touch, the iPad, or build universal apps that run on all of them. After reading this book, you'll be creating professional quality apps, ready to upload to the app store, making you the prestige and the money you seek!