iOS 4 in Action
Examples and Solutions for iPhone & iPad

Jocelyn Harrington, Brandon Trebitowski, Christopher Allen, and Shannon Appelcline

June 2011 | 504 pages
ISBN: 9781617290015

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Summary

Written for Xcode 4, iOS 4 in Action guides you from setting up your development environment, through coding your first app, all the way to selling in the App Store. Work through sample applications including a chat client, a video game, an interactive map, background audio, and more as you explore the iOS 4 SDK.

About the Technology

Version 4 of the iOS SDK adds powerful new features like multitasking, GCD, blocks, and iAds. With the release of Xcode 4, it's easier than ever to get programming, even if you're new to Objective-C.

About the Book

iOS 4 in Action, written for Xcode 4, is a detailed, hands-on guide that goes from setting up your development environment, through your first coding steps, all the way to creating a polished, commercial iOS 4 application. You'll run through examples from a variety of areas including a chat client, a video game, an interactive map, and background audio. You'll also learn how the new iOS 4 features apply to your existing iOS 3 based apps. This book will help you become a confident, well-rounded iOS 4 developer.

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Who Should Read this Book

No previous iPhone or iPad know-how needed. Familiarity with C, Cocoa , or Objective-C helps but is not required.

About the Authors

Jocelyn Harrington is an experienced full-time mobile developer with a dozen entries in the App Store. Brandon Trebitowski, Christopher Allen, and Shannon Appelcline are the authors of the previous edition, iPhone and iPad in Action.