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Learn Cocoa Touch for iOS

Authors: Kelley, Jeff

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  • Learn how to navigate Cocoa Touch concepts to create amazing iOS apps, using a hands-on approach that lets you learn while you're building real apps.

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About this book

The Cocoa Touch frameworks and APIs are powerful tools for creating native iOS apps, and they're free with Xcode, Apple's development environment. If you've already gotten your feet wet with Objective-C, and you're ready to learn more about iOS development, then Learn Cocoa Touch for iOS is the book for you.

You'll learn on the job - building cool apps as you read through the book that will teach you what you need to know to use Cocoa Touch and prepare you for creating your own apps.

Learn Cocoa Touch for iOS shows you how to use frameworks like MapKit, Twitter, and MediaPlayer. You'll also learn about hardware APIs so you can get the most out of your accelerometer, camera, and more. You'll even learn about more advanced features like Grand Central Dispatch.

  • A home inventory management system
  • A live-updating Twitter client
  • A photo browser with an animated slideshow 
If you're ready for the next step toward becoming a Cocoa Touch master, this is the book for you.

About the authors

Jeff Kelley is an iOS developer for Detroit Labs in Detroit, MI. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Philosophy, working as a Mac developer for the University while in school. Jeff has been programming for iOS since it was called iPhone OS, and is a regular speaker at CocoaHeads Ann Arbor and local conferences.

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Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4270-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4269-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learn Cocoa Touch for iOS
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Jeff Kelley
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-4270-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-4270-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-4269-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 396
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