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- ISBN: 9780321821522 | 0321821521
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/19/2012
In this book, the world's leading Apple platform development trainers offer a complete, practical, hands-on introduction to iPhone and iPad programming. The authors walk through all the Apple tools and technologies needed to build successful iPhone/iPad/iPod touch Apps, including the iOS 5 SDK, the Objective-C language, Xcode 4.2 tools, Foundation framework, and the classes that make up the iPhone UI framework. The many topics covered in this book include: " Easily setting up elegant, efficient user interfaces with UIKit " Creating effective visuals, animation, and effects with Core Graphics, Core Animation, and OpenGL " Making the most of the iPhone's powerful multi-touch event handling " Building location-aware iPhone applications utilizing Core Location, MapKit, and the magnetometer " Localizing applications for international use " Creating applications that capture audio and play media " Storing data in files or SQLite databases This title is a bestselling title in the new Big Nerd Ranch Press series: the world's best books on Mac and iOS development, straight from the world's #1 Mac programming trainers - Aaron Hillegass and Big Nerd Ranch!