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More iPhone Development with Objective-C

3rd Edition

By David Mark , Jayant Varma , Jeff LaMarche , Alex Horovitz , Kevin Kim

  • eBook Price: $31.99
  • Print Book Price: $44.99
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More iPhone Development with Objective-C continues right where More iOS 6 Development: Further Explorations of the iOS SDK leaves off, with a series of chapters devoted to Core Data, the standard for Apple persistence. Authors Dave Mark, Jayant Varma, Jeff LaMarche, Alex Horovitz, and Kevin Kim carefully step through each Core Data concept and show techniques and tips specifically for writing larger apps—offering a breadth of coverage you won't find anywhere else.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-6037-0
  • 512 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Publication Date: May 27, 2015
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF

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If you are looking to extend your iOS programming skills beyond the basics then More iPhone Development with Objective-C is for you. Authors Dave Mark, Jayant Varma, Jeff LaMarche, Alex Horovitz, and Kevin Kim explain concepts as only they can—with code snippets you can customize and use, as you like, in your own apps.

More iPhone Development with Objective-C is an independent companion to Beginning iPhone Development with Objective-C. That is, it is a perfect second book, but it is also a great book for those looking to improve their skills who have already programmed for iOS. In particular it includes a series of chapters devoted to Core Data, the standard for Apple persistence. The authors carefully step through each Core Data concept and show techniques and tips specifically for writing larger apps—offering a breadth of coverage you won’t find anywhere else.

More iPhone Development with Objective-C covers a variety of other topics, including Multipeer Connectivity’s relatively simple Bluetooth/WiFi peer-to-peer model, MapKit, and media library access and playback so that your applications can utilize media on your users’ computer. You’ll also find coverage of Interface Builder, Live Previews and Custom Controls and some advanced techniques for debugging your applications. The book is filled with useful topics that will bring your programs up-to-date with the new functionality built into iOS.

What you’ll learn

  • How to embed maps with Map Kit and use in-application email
  • How to access a user’s iPod music library and integrate music into apps
  • Working with data from the web and the cloud, including Apple’s iCloud
  • Using the Camera to integrate into your apps, scan and create barcodes
  • Live previews from Interface Builder to create custom components and frameworks

Who this book is for

This book serves as a complementary book to More iOS 6 Development: Further Explorations of the iOS SDK and is suitable for those aspiring app developers new to iPad app development. Prior Objective-C programming experience would be helpful, but not required.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Here We Go Round Again

Chapter 2: Core Data, What, Why and How

Chapter 3: A Super Start

Chapter 4: The Devil in the Detail View

Chapter 5: Preparing for Change: Migrations and Versioning

Chapter 6: Custom Managed Objects

Chapter 7: Relationships, Fetched Properties, and Expressions

Chapter 8: Behind Every iCloud

Chapter 9: Peer-to-Peer Over Bluetooth Using Multipeer Connectivity

Chapter 10: MapKit

Chapter 11: Messaging: Mail, Social, and iMessage

Chapter 12: Media Library Access and Playback

Chapter 13: Lights, Camera and Action

Chapter 14: Interface Builder and Storyboards

Chapter 15: Unit Testing, Debugging, and Instruments

Chapter 16: The Road Goes Ever On

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