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Beginning iOS 5 Application Development

ISBN: 978-1-118-14425-1
656 pages
January 2012
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The ideal starting point for iPhone and iPad app development with iOS 5

If you want to develop apps for Apple's iPhone and iPad, first you need to know how to use the tools--iPhone's new iOS 5 operating system and SDK, and the new xCode toolset that come with it. This full-color book is the perfect starting point. Beginning developers, you'll get a solid introduction to the new xCode 4 and Objective-C and find everything you need to quickly build your first app. The book thoroughly covers all the new iOS 5 features, including new multitasking, location-based services, notification system, cloud-based features, and much more.

  • Written by bestselling Wrox author, Wei-Meng Lee, this is an ideal book for beginning developers
  • Helps eager developers quickly start building apps for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
  • Introduces iOS 5, xCode 4, Objective-C, and the basics you need to create your first Apple device app
  • Covers a host of new iOS 5 capabilities, including new multitasking, new location-based services, and a new notification system
  • Shows you how to work with iOS 5's cloud-based features for online storage of music, photos, and video

Full-color and full of information, Beginning iOS 5 Application Development is the ultimate guide for beginning Apple developers.

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INTRODUCTION xxi

CHAPTER 1 Getting Started with iOS 5 Programming 1

CHAPTER 2 Writing Your First Hello World! Application 17

CHAPTER 3 Understanding Views, Outlets, and Actions 35

CHAPTER 4 Exploring the Different View Controllers 67

CHAPTER 5 Enabling Multi-Platform Support for the iPhone and iPad 109

CHAPTER 6 Handling Keyboard Inputs 123

CHAPTER 7 Supporting Screen Rotations 149

CHAPTER 8 Displaying and Persisting Data Using the Table View 163

CHAPTER 9 Using Application Preferences 201

CHAPTER 10 File Handling 221

CHAPTER 11 Database Storage Using SQLite 253

CHAPTER 12 Programming iCloud 269

CHAPTER 13 Performing Simple Animations and Video Playback 295

CHAPTER 14 Accessing Built-In Applications 317

CHAPTER 15 Accessing the Sensors 339

CHAPTER 16 Using Web Services 359

CHAPTER 17 Bluetooth Programming 393

CHAPTER 18 Bonjour Programming 415

CHAPTER 19 Programming Remote Notifi cations Using Apple Push Notifi cation Services 427

CHAPTER 20 Displaying Maps 449

CHAPTER 21 Programming Background Applications 487

APPENDIX A Testing on an Actual Device 511

APPENDIX B Getting Around in Xcode 533

APPENDIX C Crash Course in Objective-C 559

APPENDIX D Answers to Exercises 587

INDEX 601

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Wei-Meng Lee is the founder of Developer Learning Solutions (www.learn2develop.net), a technology company specializing in hands-on training in the latest Microsoft and Apple technologies. He writes extensively for online publications and magazines on topics such as iPhone and Mac OS X development and is the author of Beginning iOS 4 Application Development and Beginning Android Application Development.
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