Jayant Varma

Jayant Varma is the founder of OZ Apps (www.oz-apps.com), a consulting and development company providing IT solutions with specialization in mobile technology. He is an experienced developer with more than 20 years of industry experience spread across several countries. He is the author of a number of books on iOS development, including Learn Lua for iOS Game Development (Apress, 2012), Xcode 6 Essentials (Packt, 2015), and More iPhone Development with Objective-C (Apress, 2015). He has also been a university lecturer in Australia where he currently resides. He loves traveling and finds Europe to be his favorite destination.

Jayant Varma's Books

Shell Scripting Recipes, Second Edition

Shell Scripting Recipes, Second Edition

  • Publication Date: December 2, 2015
  • ISBN13: 978-1-484202-21-0
  • Price: $34.99

Shell Scripting Recipes is filled with over 150 much-needed and practical recipes that follow a problem-solution format, and help all Unix users regain some of the lost time spent creating and testing shell scripts. Most scripts in this book are POSIX (Portable Operating System Interface)-compliant, so they are supported by many of the major shell variants, including Bash, ksh, and sh, among others.

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Pro Bash Programming, Second Edition

Pro Bash Programming, Second Edition

  • Publication Date: June 17, 2015
  • ISBN13: 978-1-484201-22-0
  • Price: $34.99

Pro Bash Programming teaches you how to effectively utilize the Bash shell in your programming. The Bash shell is a complete programming language, not merely a glue to combine external Linux commands. By taking full advantage of Shell internals, Shell programs can perform as snappily as utilities written in C or other compiled languages. And you will see how, without assuming Unix lore, you can write professional Bash 4.3 programs through standard programming techniques. Learn More …

More iPhone Development with Objective-C

More iPhone Development with Objective-C

  • Publication Date: May 27, 2015
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-6037-0
  • Price: $31.99

More iPhone Development with Objective-C continues right where the best-selling Beginning iPhone Development 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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More iPhone Development with Swift

More iPhone Development with Swift

  • Publication Date: April 1, 2015
  • ISBN13: 978-1-484204-49-8
  • Price: $31.99

The update to the bestselling More iPhone Development by Dave Mark and Jeff LaMarche, More iPhone Development with Swift digs deeper into the new Apple Swift programming language and iOS 8 SDK, explaining complex concepts and techniques in the same friendly, easy-to-follow style you’ve come to expect. The source code has been updated to reflect Xcode 6.3.2 and Swift 1.2.

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Learn Lua for iOS Game Development

Learn Lua for iOS Game Development

  • Publication Date: December 24, 2012
  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-4662-6
  • Price: $27.99

Learn to create great games with Lua for iOS. Learn More …