+612 9045 4394
iOS App Development For Dummies : For Dummies - Jesse Feiler

iOS App Development For Dummies

For Dummies

Paperback Published: 4th April 2014
ISBN: 9781118871058
Number Of Pages: 576

Other Formats

Share This Book:


RRP $54.95
In Stock
Enter an Australian post code for delivery estimate

Earn 82 Qantas Points
on this Book

If you’ve got incredible iOS ideas, get this book andbring them to life!

iOS 7 represents the most significant update to Apple’smobile operating system since the first iPhone was released, andeven the most seasoned app developers are looking for informationon how to take advantage of the latest iOS 7 features in their appdesigns. That’s where iOS App Development For Dummiescomes in! Whether you’re a programming hobbyist wanting tobuild an app for fun or a professional developer looking to expandinto the iOS market, this book will walk you through thefundamentals of building a universal app that stands out in the iOScrowd.

  • Walks you through joining Apple’s developer program,downloading the latest SDK, and working with Apple’sdeveloper tools
  • Explains the key differences between iPad and iPhone apps andhow to use each device’s features to your advantage
  • Shows you how to design your app with the end user in mind andcreate a fantastic user experience
  • Covers using nib files, views, view controllers, interfaceobjects, gesture recognizers, and much more

There’s no time like now to tap into the power of iOS– start building the next big app today with help from iOSApp Development For Dummies!

Introduction 1

A Bit of History 1

The iPhone stands alone 2

Enter the App Store 2

The iPad joins the party 3

The Plan for This Book 3

iOS and Xcode Game Changers 4

About This Book 5

Conventions Used in This Book 5

Icons Used in This Book 6

Foolish Assumptions 7

How This Book Is Organized 7

Part I: Getting Started 8

Part II: Building RoadTrip 8

Part III: Getting Your Feet Wet: Basic Functionality 8

Part IV: The Model and the App Structure 9

Part V: Adding the App Content 9

Part VI: The Part of Tens 9

Beyond the Book 10

Where to Go from Here 10

Part I: Getting Started  11

Chapter 1: What Makes a Great iOS App 13

Chapter 2: Getting to Know the SDK 29

Chapter 3: The Nuts and Bolts of an Xcode Project 45

Part II: Building RoadTrip 77

Chapter 4: Storyboards and the User Experience 79

Chapter 5: Creating the RoadTrip User Interface 111

Chapter 6: The Runtime, Managing Memory, and Using Properties 151

Chapter 7: Working with the Source Editor 183

Part III: Getting Your Feet Wet: Basic Functionality 203

Chapter 8: It?s (Finally) T ime to Code 205

Chapter 9: Adding Outlets and Actions to Your RoadTrip Code 227

Chapter 10: Adding Animation and Sound to Your App 247

Part IV: The Model and the App Structure 275

Chapter 11: The Trip Model 277

Chapter 12: Implementing the Master View Controller 309

Chapter 13: Working with Split View Controllers and the Master View 323

Chapter 14: Finishing the Basic App Structure 357

Part V: Adding the App Content 373

Chapter 15: How?s the Weather? Working with Web Views 375

Chapter 16: Displaying Events Using a Page View Controller 395

Chapter 17: Finding Your Way 417

Chapter 18: Geocoding 455

Chapter 19: Finding a Location 465

Chapter 20: Selecting a Destination 487

Part VI: The Part of Tens 521

Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Be Successful with Apps 523

Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Be a Happy Developer 527

Index 533

ISBN: 9781118871058
ISBN-10: 1118871057
Series: For Dummies
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 576
Published: 4th April 2014
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 18.8  x 2.84
Weight (kg): 0.74
Edition Number: 1

Earn 82 Qantas Points
on this Book