iPhone App Development: The Missing Manual
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iPhone App Development: The Missing Manual

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Ready to create your own iPhone app? This book walks you through the entire iPhone app development process, from start to finish. You'll learn how to download the tools, build the app, get it through Apple's approval process, and then market and maintain the finished product. All you need to get started is a familiarity with object-oriented programming. With "iPhone App Development: The Missing Manual", you'll get lots of illustrations, step-by-step tutorials, and real-world examples. Author and Mac guru Craig Hockenberry is your ideal guide because he's been there, having created the wildly popular Twitterific iPhone app that lets you manage your tweets and Twitter account right on your iPhone screen. Craig's goal is to make you a successful iPhone App developer, whether you're a student or an experienced programmer. He pursues this goal with clarity and a terrific sense of humor.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 178 x 232 x 20mm | 521.63g
  • O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
  • Sebastopol, United States
  • English
  • 0596809778
  • 9780596809775
  • 239,702

About Craig Hockenberry

Craig Hockenberry has been working with images and software for over 30 years. He is currently a principal at the Iconfactory, a company that has been changing the face of the computer desktop since 1996. Their work includes the design & production of icons for Microsoft, Apple, Adobe and other leading software companies. He's also responsible for the secret control panels at www.iconfactory.com, a website that gives away about 2 terabytes of pixels every month, and keeps many fellow designers informed and entertained. Craig also loves writing cool software, and thinks that Cocoa and Quartz (for the desktop and iPhone) and Ruby and Rails (for the Web) are the greatest things since sliced bread. In past lives, Craig has built robots, processed satellite imagery, and created effects filters for Photoshop.show more

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"Wer ein Buch sucht, mit garantierten Lernerfolg und steiler Lernkurve, sollte das Geld auf jeden Fall investieren - es lohnt sich! Dieses Buch lässt so gut wie keine Fragen offen, und gehört auf den Schreibtisch jedes Mac- und iPhone-Entwicklers. [...] Meine Empfehlung: Das Nachschlagewerk für die IPhone Application-Entwicklung." - php-nuke.de, Juni 2010show more

Table of contents

Inhaltsverzeichnis§Getting Started with Cocoa Touch§Chapter 1 Building Your First iPhone App§Getting the Tools§Exploring Your New Tools§Chapter 2 The Power of Brackets§Objective-C: The Nuts and Bolts for Your iPhone App§The Object of It All§Masses of Classes§The Methods Behind the Madness§Creating New Classes§Managing Memory§Methods of Class§Initializing Objects§Loops: For Better or For Worse§Your Exceptional Code§Selector Projector§Show Your id§Where to Go from Here§Chapter 3 Cocoa Touch: Putting Objective-C to Work§Get in Cocoa Touch§The Big Three: Models, Views, Controllers§Value Objects§Collections§Mutable Versus Immutable§Delegation and Data Sources§Targets and Actions§Notifications§Singletons§Where to Go from Here§Chapter 4 Design Tools: Building a Better Flashlight§Plan Before You Code§Feedback: Don't Take Your Own Word for It§Bigger, Stronger, Faster§Technical Design: Between Pictures and Code§Where to Go from Here§Development in Depth§Chapter 5 Getting Serious about Development§Beyond the Template§Make It Official§Chapter 6 A Flashlight for Pros§A Guided Tour§Open the Guide Book§NIB Files: Something to Look At§Refine the Look§Making Cocoa Touch Your Own§Fashion Your Models§Pull Yourself Together§Localized Languages: Capisce?§The Business End Chapter 7 Finishing Touches§Beta Testing§Clean Up Your Act§Web Development§App Store, Here You Come§Chapter 8 For Sale§Sign on the Dotted Line§Stake Your Claim§The Market§Upload§App Review§Ready for Sale§Chapter 9 You've Got Customers!§Tracking Sales§Advertising and Promotion§Customer Support§Product Updates§Appendix§Appendix Where to Go from Here§Help with Objective-C§Help with Cocoa§Help with iPhone SDK§Help with Interface Design§Help with Xcode§Help with Web Development§Keeping Up with News and Business§Open Source Resourcesshow more