Presents information on how to program software for iOS applications, covering such topics as object-oriented design principles, using Xcode, developing an Apps user interface, and harnessing iOS device capabilities.
iOS 7 changed everything—get up to speed! iOS 7 is a major shift in the look and feel of apps—the first major sea change since the iPhone was first introduced. For apps to blend in with the new UI, each needs a complete redesign. Beginning iOS Programming: Building and Deploying iOS Applications starts at the beginning—including an introduction to Objective C—and gives you the skills you need to get your apps up and running. Author Nick Harris has extensive experience developing for iOS and provides a solid background for teaching the building blocks of app development. Learn Objective-C and how it differs from other programming languages Turn your app idea into an actionable plan Build each feature with the help of standalone chapters Assemble your project into a real-world iOS app Throughout the book, you'll be able to experiment with dozens of recipes from real-life scenarios, creating an app as you learn. The book's website features download sample apps to follow along with the instruction, and sample code to illustrate ideas.
The Swift Programming Book (Over 600 pages)The 'Beginning iOS 10 Programming with Swift' ebook, available in PDF and ePub formats.Source codeThe complete source code and Xcode project of the demo apps you'll build.Learn how to code in Swift and build a real world app from scratchNow fully updated for Xcode 8, Swift 3 and iOS 10
Learn iPhone and iPad Programming via Tutorials! If you're new to iOS or Swift, or to programming in general, learning how to write an app can seem incredibly overwhelming. That's why you need a book that: Shows you how to write an app step-by-step. Has tons of illustrations and screenshots to make everything clear. Is written in a fun and easygoing manner! In this book, you will learn how to make your own iPhone and iPad apps, through four engaging, epic-length tutorials. These hands-on tutorials describe in full detail how to build a new app from scratch. Five tutorials, five apps. Each new app will be a little more advanced than the one before, and together they cover everything you need to know to make your own apps. By the end of the series you'll be experienced enough to turn your ideas into real apps that you can sell on the App Store.
The Simple Guide to Learning IOS Programming Fast!
Author: Tim Warren
IOS programming is a really fun hobby, and can also be a very profitable venture if you create the right app! This book is aimed at beginners, and regardless of your IOS goals, it will get you started with app development fast. You will discover how to create apps fast, and test them on your computer. If you wish to publish your app on the iTunes store, this book will also take you through the process. Get your copy today and begin developing your own iPhone applications fast! Here Is What You'll Learn About...Things You NeedXCode 6 PlatformSWIFT CodeAnatomy Of An AppDeveloping A Basic AppEssential Swift ConceptsHow To Upload Your App To The iTunes StoreMuch, Much More!
Get started with building iOS apps with Swift 5 and Xcode 11, 4th Edition
Author: Ahmad Sahar
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
A step-by-step guide to learning iOS app development and exploring the latest Apple development tools Key Features Explore the latest features of Xcode 11 and the Swift 5 programming language in this updated fourth edition Kick-start your iOS programming career and have fun building your own iOS apps Discover the new features of iOS 13 such as Dark Mode, iPad apps for Mac, SwiftUI, and more Book Description iOS 13 comes with features ranging from Dark Mode and Catalyst through to SwiftUI and Sign In with Apple. If you're a beginner and are looking to experiment and work with these features to create your own apps, then this updated fourth edition gets you off to a strong start. The book offers a comprehensive introduction for programmers who are new to iOS, covering the entire process of learning the Swift language, writing your own apps, and publishing them on the App Store. This edition is updated and revised to cover the new iOS 13 features along with Xcode 11 and Swift 5. The book starts with an introduction to the Swift programming language, and how to accomplish common programming tasks with it. You'll then start building the user interface (UI) of a complete real-world app, using the latest version of Xcode, and also implement the code for views, view controllers, data managers, and other aspects of mobile apps. The book will then help you apply the latest iOS 13 features to existing apps, along with introducing you to SwiftUI, a new way to design UIs. Finally, the book will take you through setting up testers for your app, and what you need to do to publish your app on the App Store. By the end of this book, you'll be well versed with how to write and publish apps, and will be able to apply the skills you've gained to enhance your apps. What you will learn Get to grips with the fundamentals of Xcode 11 and Swift 5, the building blocks of iOS development Understand how to prototype an app using storyboards Discover the Model-View-Controller design pattern, and how to implement the desired functionality within the app Implement the latest iOS features such as Dark Mode and Sign In with Apple Understand how to convert an existing iPad app into a Mac app Design, deploy, and test your iOS applications with industry patterns and practices Who this book is for This book is for anyone who has programming experience but is completely new to Swift and iOS app development. Experienced programmers looking to explore the latest iOS 13 features will also find this book useful.
Learn how to integrate all the interface elements iOS users have come to know and love, such as buttons, switches, pickers, toolbars, and sliders. In this edition of the best selling book, you’ll also learn about touch gestures, table views, and collection views for displaying data on a user interface. Assuming little or no working knowledge of the Swift programming language, and written in a friendly, easy-to-follow style, this book offers a comprehensive course in iPhone and iPad programming. The book starts with a gentle introduction to using Xcode and then guides you though the creation of your first simple application. You’ll start with designing basic user interfaces and then explore more sophisticated ones that involve multiple screens such as navigation controllers, tab bars, tool bars, page views, and split views that are particularly useful on the larger screens of the iPad and certain iPhone models. And there’s much more! Beginning iPhone Development with Swift 5 covers the basic information you need to get up and running quickly to turn your great ideas into working iOS apps. Once you’re ready, move on to Pro iPhone Development with Swift 5 to learn more of the really unique aspects of iOS programming and the Swift language. What You Will Learn Discover what data persistence is, and why it’s important Build cool, crisp user interfaces Display data in Table Views Work with all the most commonly used iOS Frameworks Who This Book is For Aspiring iOS app developers new to the Apple Swift programming language and/or the iOS SDK.
Begin your iOS 12 app development journey with this practical guide Key Features Kick-start your iOS programming career and have fun building iOS apps of your choice Get to grips with Xcode 10 and Swift 4.2, the building blocks of iOS development Discover the latest features of iOS 12 - SiriKit, notifications, and much more Book Description Want to build iOS 12 applications from scratch with the latest Swift 4.2 language and Xcode 10 by your side? Forget sifting through tutorials and blog posts; this book is a direct route to iOS development, taking you through the basics and showing you how to put principles into practice. Take advantage of this developer-friendly guide and start building applications that may just take the App Store by storm! If you're already an experienced programmer, you can jump right in and learn the latest iOS 12 features. For beginners, this book starts by introducing you to iOS development as you learn Xcode and Swift. You'll also study advanced iOS design topics, such as gestures and animations, to give your app the edge. You'll explore the latest Swift 4.2 and iOS 12 developments by incorporating new features, such as the latest in notifications, custom-UI notifications, maps, and the recent additions in Sirikit. The book will guide you in using TestFlight to quickly get to grips with everything you need to get your project on the App Store. By the end of this book, you'll be ready to start building your own cool iOS applications confidently. What you will learn Explore the distinctive design principles that define the iOS user experience Navigate panels within an Xcode project Use the latest Xcode asset catalogue of Xcode 10 Create a playgrounds project within your projects and understand how Ranges and Control flow work Study operations with integers and work your way through if statements Build a responsive UI and add privacy to your custom-rich notifications Set up Sirikit to add voice for Siri shortcuts Collect valuable feedback with TestFlight before releasing your apps on the App Store Who this book is for This book is for you if you are completely new to Swift, iOS, or programming and want to make iOS applications. However, you'll also find this book useful if you're an experienced programmer looking to explore the latest iOS 12 features.
Develop IOS Apps with Xcode 12, Swift 5, SwiftUI, MLKit, ARKit and More
Author: Greg Lim
Publisher: Greg Lim
In this book, we take you on a fun, hands-on and pragmatic journey to learning iOS 14 application development using Swift. You'll start building your first iOS app within minutes. Every section is written in a bite-sized manner and straight to the point as I don't want to waste your time (and most certainly mine) on the content you don't need. In the end, you will have the skills to create an app and submit it to the app store. In the course of this book, we will cover: Chapter 1 & 2 - Working with Xcode and Swift to build a BMI calculator app. Chapter 3 - Build a Quotes app using Table View Chapter 4 - Create a To Do List app (create, read, update and delete to-do items) Chapter 5 - Implement data persistency to our To Do List app using Core Data Chapter 6 - Improve our To Do List app by adding images and swipe deletion Chapter 7 - Build a cryptocurrency price tracker app which retrieves prices via an API Chapter 8 - Build a image detection app using machine learning Chapter 9 - Create an Augmented Reality app with ARKit Chapter 10 - Publish our app on to the App store Chapter 11 - SwiftUI Chapter 12 - Widgets Chapter 13 - App Clips Chapter 14 - Dark Mode Chapter 15 - Porting your iOS App to the Mac with Project Catalyst Chapter 16 - In-App Purchases The goal of this book is to teach you iOS development in a manageable way without overwhelming you. We focus only on the essentials and cover the material in a hands-on practice manner for you to code along. About the Reader No previous knowledge on iOS development required, but you should have basic programming knowledge. About the Author Greg Lim is a technologist and author of several programming books. Greg has many years in teaching programming in tertiary institutions and he places special emphasis on learning by doing.
Get started with building iOS apps with Swift 5.3 and Xcode 12, 5th Edition
Author: Ahmad Sahar
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
iOS 14 Programming for Beginners is an introductory guide to learning the essentials of Swift programming and iOS development for building your first iOS app and publishing it on the App Store. Fully updated to cover the latest features in iOS 14, this practical guide will help you get up to speed with writing iOS apps from scratch.
"In this book, you will learn how to make your own iPhone and iPad apps, through four engaging, epic-length tutorials. These hands-on tutorials describe in full detail how to build a new app from scratch. Four tutorials, four apps. Each new app will be a little more advanced than the one before, and together they cover everything you need to know to make your own apps. By the end of the series you'll be experienced enough to turn your ideas into real apps that you can sell on the App Store"--Page 4 of cover.
Beginning iOS Media App Development is a ground-breaking tutorial that explores the near limitless, programmable audio-visual capabilities of the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch using real-world examples and thorough explanations of the code. This book includes detailed step-by-step instructions and important background information from experienced media and utility app developer, Ahmed Bakir. You'll learn about content creation, playback, and advanced topics, including AirPlay, AVKit, and Swift. Each chapter is framed with a project that illustrates the concepts being discussed and pulls in lessons from other popular apps. You'll even learn about the latest iOS 8 and Xcode 6 media features. After reading this book, you should be able to build your first rich media app or utility app that utilizes multimedia for the App Store. And if you're a game developer, this book will provide you with tools to help make your game app look even better by integrating native iOS features.
Begin your iOS mobile application development journey with this accessible, practical guide About This Book Use Swift 3 and latest iOS 10 features to build awesome apps for iPhone and iPad Explore and use a wide range of Apple development tools to become a confident iOS developer From prototype to App Store—find out how to build an app from start to finish! Who This Book Is For This book is for beginners who want to be able to create iOS applications. If you have some programming experience, this book is a great way to get a full understanding of how to create an iOS application from scratch and submit it to the App Store. You do not need any knowledge of Swift or any prior programming experience. What You Will Learn Get to grips with Swift 3 and Xcode, the building blocks of Apple development Get to know the fundamentals of Swift, including variables, constants, and control flow Discover the distinctive design principles that define the iOS user experience See how to prototype your app with Swift's Playgrounds feature Build a responsive UI that looks great on a range of devices Find out how to use CoreLocation to add location services to your app Add push notifications to your app Make your app able to be used on both iPhone and iPad In Detail You want to build iOS applications for iPhone and iPad—but where do you start? Forget sifting through tutorials and blog posts, this is a direct route into iOS development, taking you through the basics and showing you how to put the principles into practice. With every update, iOS has become more and more developer-friendly, so take advantage of it and begin building applications that might just take the App Store by storm! Whether you're an experienced programmer or a complete novice, this book guides you through every facet of iOS development. From Xcode and Swift—the building blocks of modern Apple development—and Playgrounds for beginners, one of the most popular features of the iOS development experience, you'll quickly gain a solid foundation to begin venturing deeper into your development journey. For the experienced programmer, jump right in and learn the latest iOS 10 features. You'll also learn the core elements of iOS design, from tables to tab bars, as well as more advanced topics such as gestures and animations that can give your app the edge. Find out how to manage databases, as well as integrating standard elements such as photos, GPS into your app. With further guidance on beta testing with TestFlight, you'll quickly learn everything you need to get your project on the App Store! Style and approach Created for anyone that wants to build their first iOS application, this book offers practical, actionable guidance through iOS development. Combining engaging visuals with accessible, step-by-step instructiona and explanation, this book will not only develop the your understanding, but also show you how to put your knowledge to work.
Essential Skills--Made Easy! Develop, test, and debug iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch applications with help from this practical resource. iOS SDK Programming: A Beginner's Guide shows you how to use Objective-C and Apple's new Xcode 4 development environment with an integrated, easy-to-use Interface Builder. You'll learn which UIView subclasses to use when laying out an iOS app and master all of the iOS user interface controls. Setting application preferences and storing application data are also covered. The book explains how to integrate multimedia into your apps and develop universal apps that run on the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. You'll learn how to take advantage of the iPad's larger display and the new features of iOS 4.2. By the end of this book, you'll be ready to create the next bit hit in the iTunes App Store! Designed for Easy Learning: Key Skills & Concepts--Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Try This--Hands-on exercises that show you how to apply your skills Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered Tips--Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Cautions--Errors and pitfalls to avoid Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated
The team that brought you the bestselling Beginning iPhone 4 Development is back again for Beginning iOS 5 Development, bringing this definitive guide up-to-date with Apple's latest and greatest iOS SDK, as well as with the latest version of Xcode. There's coverage of brand new technologies, with chapters on storyboards and iCloud, for example, as well as significant updates to existing chapters to bring them in line with all the changes that came with the iOS 5 SDK. You'll have everything you need to create your very own apps for the latest iOS devices, including the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, and the latest iPod touch. Every single sample program in the book has been rebuilt from scratch using Xcode 4.2 and the latest iOS 5-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 iOS 5 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 and the iOS 5 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 Apple touch 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! 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. The iOS 5 update to the bestselling and most recommended book for Cocoa touch developers Packed full of tricks, techniques, and enthusiasm for the new SDK from a developer perspective Written in an accessible, easy-to-follow style What you’ll learn Everything you need to know to develop your own bestselling iPhone and iPad apps Best practices for optimizing your code and delivering great user experiences How to create “universal” apps for both the iPhone and iPad What is data persistence and why is it important Get started with building cool, crisp User Interfaces What and how to use Table Views How to do graphics with Quartz and OpenGL ES What geo app development features the new iOS 5 brings to the iPhone 4S How to get your app in iCloud And much much more... Who this book is for Everyone who wants to start developing for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad! For the latest sourcecode, please head to www.iphonedevbook.com. Table of Contents Welcome to the Jungle Appeasing the Tiki Gods Handling Basic Interaction More User Interface Fun Autorotation and Autosizing Multiview Applications Tab Bars and Pickers Introduction to Table Views Navigation Controllers and Table Views iPad Considerations Application Settings and User Defaults Basic Data Persistence Get Your App in the iCloud Grand Central Dispatch, Background Processing, and You Drawing with Quartz and OpenGL Taps, Touches, and Gestures Where Am I? Finding Your Way with Core Location Whee! Gyro and Accelerometer! iPhone Camera and Photo Library Application Localization Where to Next?
"Anyone Can Create an App" is based on the lofty premise that anyone can begin programming given the right tools and the right help. With some time set aside and the course-work in this book, readers will be able to program their first, fully working iPhone or iPad Application. They'll wonder why they never did it before! "Anyone Can Create an App" provides the EASY starting point for those people who have never programmed before but who always wanted to build iPhone and iPad apps. It starts with the absolute basics and progresses without leaving gaps so that the non-technical person can feel confident going from green to full-grown. Readers will create several apps for their iPhone and get a huge sense of accomplishment along the way. The book also demystifies some of the "insider terms" that programmers use. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.