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Introduction to SDK Development
Brandon Trebitowski, Christopher Allen, and Shannon Appelcline
  • July 2010
  • ISBN
  • 432 pages
  • printed in black & white

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iOS 7 in Action is now available.

This hands-on tutorial will help you master iPhone/iPad development using the native iPhone SDK. It guides you from setting up dev tools like Xcode and Interface Builder, through coding your first app, all the way to selling in the App Store.

Using many examples, the book covers core features like accelerometers, GPS, the Address Book, and much more. Along the way, you'll learn to leverage your iPhone skills to build attractive iPad apps. This is a revised and expanded edition of the original iPhone in Action.

what's inside

  • Full coverage of the iPhone SDK
  • In-app purchasing with Store Kit
  • Audio and recording
  • Core Data, Core Location, Game Kit, Map Kit
  • And much more!

about the reader

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

about the authors

Brandon Trebitowski is a professional mobile developer with ELC Technologies and founder of iCodeBlog.com. Christopher Allen is the host of iphonewebdev.com and an organizer of iPhoneDevCamp. Shannon Appelcline is a writer, technologist, and game developer. Christopher and Shannon wrote iPhone in Action.

Everything you need to know about these devices of the future!

Berndt Hamboeck, pmOne

Apple should make this its official iPhone and iPad development book.

Jason Jung, Rockwell

Gets you up to speed and developing in a snap.

Clint Tredway, Developed It

Don't launch Xcode without it.

Ted Neward, Neward & Associates

Exactly what iNeed for iPhone development.

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