iOS Programming

iOS Programming : The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

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Updated and expanded to cover iOS 7 and Xcode 5, iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide leads you through the essential concepts, tools, and techniques for developing iOS applications. After completing this book, you will have the know-how and the confidence you need to tackle iOS projects of your own. Based on Big Nerd Ranch's popular iOS Bootcamp course and its well-tested materials and methodology, this bestselling guide teaches iOS concepts and coding in tandem. The result is instruction that is relevant and useful. Throughout the book, the authors explain what's important and share their insights into the larger context of the iOS platform. You get a real understanding of how iOS development works, the many features that are available, and when and where to apply what you've learned. Here are some of the topics covered: Xcode 5, Instruments, and Storyboards Building interfaces using the iOS 7 aesthetic ARC and strong and weak references Handling touch events and gestures Toolbars, navigation controllers, and split view controllers Using Auto Layout to scale user interfaces Using Dynamic Type to scale fonts Localization and Internationalization Block syntax and use Saving/loading data: Archiving and Core Data Core Location and Map Kit Communicating with web services using JSON Using the Model-View-Controller-Store design pattern
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Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 180.34 x 251.46 x 33.02mm | 1,156.65g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Big Nerd Ranch Guides
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0321942051
  • 9780321942050
  • 163,530

Table of contents

1. A Simple iOS Application2. Objective-C3. Managing Memory with ARC4. Delegation and Core Location5. MapKit and Text Input6. Subclassing UIView and UIScrollView7. View Controllers8. Notification and Rotation9. UITableView and UITableViewController10. Editing UITableView11. UINavigationController12. Camera13. UIPopoverController and Modal View Controllers14. Saving, Loading, and Application States15. Subclassing UITableViewCell16. Core Data17. Localization18. NSUserDefaults19. Touch Events and UIResponder20. UIGestureRecognizer and UIMenuController21. Instruments22. Core Animation Layer23. Controlling Animation with CAAnimation24. UIStoryboard25. Web Services and UIWebView26. UISplitViewController and NSRegularExpression27. Blocks28. Unit Testing29. Model-View-Controller-Store30. Advanced MVCS31. iCloud
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