Learn iOS 8 App Development

Learn iOS 8 App Development

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Learn iOS 8 App Development is both a rapid tutorial and a useful reference. You'll quickly get up to speed with Swift, Cocoa Touch, and the iOS 8 SDK. It's an all-in-one getting started guide to building useful apps. You'll learn best practices that ensure your code will be efficient and perform well, earning positive reviews on the iTunes App Store, and driving better search results and more revenue. The iOS 8 SDK offers powerful new features, and this book is the fastest path to mastering thema€”and the rest of the iOS SDK a€”for programmers with some experience who are new to iPhone and iPad app development. Many books introduce the iOS SDK, but few explain how to develop apps optimally and soundly. This book teaches both core Swift language concepts and how to exploit design patterns and logic with the iOS SDK, based on Swift and the Cocoa Touch framework. Why spend months or years discovering the best ways to design and code iPhone and iPad apps when this book will show you how to do things the right way from the start? Get an accelerated treatment of the core fundamentals of Swift. Develop your first app using Xcode's advanced interface design tools. Build your first iPhone app using the code that you're given as you walk through this book. Finally, debug and distribute your first app on Apple's iTunes App Store. Learn how to create apps for any model of iPhone, the iPod Touch, the iPad, or build universal apps that run on all of them. After reading this book, you'll be creating professional quality apps, ready to upload to the app store, making you the prestige and the money you seek! What youa€™ll learn Develop simple to moderately complex iOS apps. Add sound and iPod music playback, the camera, and photos to your app. Connect your app to the world through internet services, peer-to-peer networking, social networking, and cloud synchronization. Plug into the latest mobile technologies: maps, GPS, accelerometer, gyroscope, and compass. Polish your apps with elegant animation and effortless navigation. Improve your app's quality with core design patterns and best programming practices. Who this book is for This book requires no prior iPhone or iOS app coding experience, but some comfort with programming in general is assumed. Table of Contents1. Got Tools 2. Boom, App! 3. Spin a Web 4. Coming Events 5. Table Manners 6. Object Lesson 7. Smile! 8. Model Citizen 9. Sweet Music 10. Got Views? 11. Draw Me a Picture 12. There and Back Again 13. Sharing is Caring 14. Game On 15. If You Build It 16. Apps With Attitude 17. Where Are You? 18. Remember Me? 19. Document Storage 20. See Swift, See Swift RunIf you want to make an individual view a€œdeafa€ to touch events, set its userInteractionEnabled property to false. ... This is useful for preventing touch events from interfering with something else thata#39;s going on (say, a short animation ), but dona#39;t ... By now you have a pretty firm grasp on how messages and events get into your app and how they are handled. ... Instead, you were supposed to place the ball with the a€œ8a€ up on a table, ask a question, gently turn it over, and read the answer.

Title:Learn iOS 8 App Development
Author:James Bucanek
Publisher:Apress - 2014-12-03


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