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iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners

Authors: Lewis, Rory

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The iPhone is the hottest gadget of our generation, and much of its success has been fueled by the App Store, Apple’s online marketplace for iPhone applications. Over 1 billion apps have been downloaded in the 9 months the App Store has been open, ranging from the simplest games to the most complex business apps. Everyone has an idea for the next best-selling iPhone app—presumably that’s why you’re reading this now. And with the release of the iPad, this demand will just continue to grow.

So how do you build an application for the iPhone and iPad? Don’t you need to spend years learning complicated programming languages? What about Objective-C, Cocoa Touch, and the software development kit (SDK)? The answer is that you don’t need to know any of those things. Anybody can start building simple applications for the iPhone and iPad, and this book will show you how.

This book takes you to getting your first applications up and running using plain English and practical examples. It cuts through the fog of jargon and misinformation that surrounds iPhone and iPad application development, and gives you simple, step-by-step instructions to get you started.

  • Teaches iPhone and iPad application development in language anyone can understand
  • Provides simple, step-by-step examples that make learning easy
  • Offers videos that enable you to follow along with the author—it’s like your own private classroom

About the authors

Rory Lewis is assistant professor of computer science at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He is often mistaken for a hippie, wearing Dead-head shirts and walking aimlessly around the campus. He is often described as the guy in the office where students are always lined up outside. He is often heralded as the dude that will explain your math and computer code, even when he first checks and sees you ve done 800 tweets and 2,700 Facebook comments while you should have been in class! He is described by his adult daughters as a dad that was once a successful microprocessor litigation lawyer in Palo Alto, but couldn t resist his dorkiness and went back to school to become a doctor of geekdom!

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eBook $19.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2701-4
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  • Included format: PDF
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  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2700-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Rory Lewis
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-2701-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-2701-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-2700-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 336
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