The best iOS development book - and the first to feature Xcode 4!
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.
- Full coverage of iOS SDK 4.3
- Mastering Xcode 4
- Multitasking for iPhone and iPad
- Game Center, iAd, and AirPrint
- Local and push notification
- Implementing in-app purchasing
About the reader
No previous iPhone or iPad know-how needed. Familiarity with C, Cocoa , or Objective-C helps but is not required.
All the information you need to write a large variety of iOS applications.
The ideal quick-start to programming Apple's mobile devices.
A no-nonsense approach to writing apps for iOS 4.
Take an Apple, byte, and start coding.