The Gourmet iOS Developer’s Cookbook offers a fresh banquet of delicious cutting-edge iOS programming recipes for projects both big and small. Renowned iOS programming expert Erica Sadun brings together reliable, proven code for creating today’s richest, most robust apps. Sadun presents innovative ways to make the most of AVFoundation, Text Kit, animation, adaptive interface programming, and much more. As in all of her iOS best-sellers, this pragmatic guide translates modern best practices into working code, distilling key concepts into recipes you can understand and build on. This is more than just cut-and-paste; using examples, Sadun offers a deep dive into the “how” and “why” of advanced iOS development. The code reflects iOS’s latest capabilities, and every chapter groups related tasks together, so you can jump straight to your solution. Coverage includes Providing advanced speech generation and barcode recognition features through AVFoundation Automatically updating app text presentation based on user preferences and expectations Extending rich, flexible text throughout your apps with UIKit and Text Kit Seamlessly migrating text designs between iOS screens and other destinations Generating attributed text strings from HTML sources Integrating real-world physics for exciting animations and interactions Creating better interfaces with dynamic animators--and overcoming their pitfalls Achieving greater visual impact with improved user alerts and popovers Implementing clever and compelling effects with non-rectangular views Building adaptive apps that gracefully respond to any iOS display, orientation, or screen Streamlining development with expert methods, functions, and techniques Exploring the core concepts you’ll need to migrate successfully to Swift This book’s source code is frequently updated by the author and can be downloaded at https://github.com/erica/iOS-Gourmet-Cookbook.
In The Swift Developer’s Cookbook, renowned author Erica Sadun joins powerful strategies with ready-to-use Swift code for solving everyday development challenges. As in all of Sadun’s programming best-sellers, The Swift Developer’s Cookbook translates modern best practices into dozens of well-tested, easy-to-apply solutions. This book’s code examples were created in response to real-world questions from working developers to reflect Swift’s newest capabilities and best practices. Each chapter groups related tasks together. You can jump straight to your solution without having to identify the right class or framework first. Sadun covers key Swift development concepts, shows you how to write robust and efficient code, and helps you avoid common pitfalls other developers struggle with. She offers expert strategies for working with this immensely powerful language, taking into account Swift’s rapid evolution and its migration tools. Whether you’re moving to modern Swift from Objective-C, from older versions of the Swift language, or from the world of non-Apple languages, this guide will help you master both the “how” and “why” of effective Swift development. Industry recruiters are scrambling to find Swift developers who can solve real problems and produce effective working code. Get this book, and you’ll be ready. Coverage includes Writing effective Swift code that communicates clearly and coherently to the compiler, your team, and to “future you,” who will be maintaining this code Using Xcode to handle changes in Swift’s language constructs as the language evolves Building feedback, documentation, and output to meet your development and debugging needs Making the most of optionals and their supporting constructs Using closures to encapsulate state and functionality and treat actions as variables for later execution Leveraging control flow with innovative Swift-specific statements Working with all Swift types: classes, enumerations, and structures Using generics and protocols to build robust code that expands functionality beyond single types Making the most of the powerful Swift error system Working with innovative features such as array indexing, general subscripting, statement labels, custom operators, and more This book is part of the Pearson Content Update Program (CUP). As the technology changes, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added. The updates will be delivered to you via a free Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection.
Master a Mac without jargon and complications. Once you go Mac, you never go back. And if you have this book, you’ll be more than happy to never go back. In The Ultimate Mac User Book, we’ve made a bold attempt to unveil an ideal Mac setup that works for anyone. Whether you’re switching from Windows or want to upgrade your knowledge of macOS, this is for you Here’s what you’ll learn from the book: - The anatomy of Mac’s interface. How to set up your new Mac for years of use. - Basic and advanced shortcuts for all jobs on Mac. - Alternatives to popular Windows apps. - Ready-to-use workflows for writers, designers, developers, students, as well as people of any profession who want to hit new productivity milestones on Mac. - 20 hacks every seasoned Mac user should be using (but only a few actually do) in the bonus chapter. Reliable and intuitive, Macs still require a certain level of tech fluency. The family of Apple’s Macintosh operating systems is very versatile, with tons of features and enhancements built on top of each other. Navigating through all of them can be complicated. Especially if you’re a new user. Especially if you have no time to figure out how things work — you just want them to work. Hope we’ll solve the problem for you with this book.
Delicious No-Bake Vegan & Gluten-Free Cookies, Bars, Balls, and More
Author: Karielyn Tillman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Indulge in 72 vegan, gluten-free, no-refined-sugar recipes made with nutrient-dense ingredients! Clean, wholesome, delicious desserts—they're easier to make that you might think. Tired of desserts made with highly processed ingredients and empty calories that leave you feeling guilty? Then say goodbye to boxed cake mixes, Jell-O, and Cool-Whip, and satisfy your sweet cravings with 72 no-bake desserts you’ll feel good about eating. Featuring vegan, gluten-free, and no-refined sugar recipes (that are simple and easy to make), Clean Desserts uses real food ingredients like nuts, seeds, nut butters, and dates to whip up guilt-free cookies, bars, balls, and classic candy bars, as well as no-bake cheesecakes, tarts, and ice cream! Learn to make: Black Forest Thumbprint Cookies Chocolate Chia Seed Bars Hazelnut Caramel Balls Raspberry Macaroons Kiwi + Coconut Cheesecake Squares Pecan Praline Ice Cream Dark Chocolate Pistachio Fudge And more! Complete with photographs, Clean Desserts will change the way you feel about dessert!