Professional iPhone and iPad Application Development
Developers have demanded an advanced guide to using the very latest version of the iPhone and iPad SDK to develop applications-and this book answers that call! Packed with over twenty complete standalone applications that are designed to be recreated, rebuilt, and reused by the professional developer, this resource delves into the increasingly popular world of application development and presents step-by-step guidance for creating superior apps for the iPhone and iPad. You'll explore the many developer tools and learn how to use them and you'll also discover how to apply the techniques learned, to real world situations. With coverage of the latest version of the iPhone and iPad SDK and the quantity of standalone applications, this book will serve as a tremendous go-to reference in the future.
- Alerts, Action Sheets, and Modal Views
- Custom Table Views
- The Split View
- Touch Events
- Notification Processing
- Networking Concepts
- Application Preferences
- Data Storage
- The Pasteboard
- Unit Testing
- Performance Tuning and Optimization
- Integrating iAds
Professional iPhone and iPad Application Development is the only advanced-level resource you need for creating top-quality applications!
Chapter 1: Navigation.
Chapter 2: Alerts, Action Sheets, and Modal Views.
Chapter 3: Custom Table Views.
Chapter 4: The Split View.
Chapter 5: Touch Events.
Chapter 6: Notification Processing.
Chapter 7: Networking Concepts.
Chapter 8: Multimedia.
Chapter 9: Application Preferences.
Chapter 10: Data Storage.
Chapter 11: The Pasteboard.
Chapter 12: Unit Testing.
Chapter 13: Performance Tuning and Optimization.
Chapter 14: Integrating iAds.
Chapter 15: Multitasking.
Appendix A: Your Initial App — First Steps.
Appendix B: iPhone Developer Center.
Appendix C: Cocoa Touch Static Libraries.
Appendix D: Apple Developer Resources.
Gene Backlin is an independent consultant with more than 30 years in the software industry for clients such as IBM, US Environmental Protection Agency, Waste Management, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, and AT&T. In addition to teaching at DePaul University, Gene previously authored Developing NeXTSTEP Applications, which was bundled with the NeXT developer package.