This iOS 5 edtion of iPad Development Essentials contains 58 chapters of in-depth information on the development of apps for the iPad fully updated for use with the iOS 5 SDK. The aim of this book is to teach you the skills necessary to build your own apps for the iPad. Beginning with the basics, this book provides an overview of the iPad hardware and the architecture of iOS 5. An introduction to programming in Objective-C is provided followed by an in-depth look at the design of iPad applications and user interfaces. More advanced topics such as file handling, database management, graphics drawing and animation are also covered, as are touch screen handling, gesture recognition, multitasking, iAds integration, location management, local notifications, maps, split views, camera access and video playback support. New iOS 5 specific features are also covered in detail including page view controller implementation, the UIDocument class, iCloud based storage, Storyboard user interface design, automatic reference counting, Twitter integration and image filtering with Core Image. iPad iOS 5 Development Essentials takes a modular approach to the subject of iPad application development with each chapter covering a self contained topic area. This makes the book both an easy to follow learning aid and an excellent reference resource.
Turn your iPad ideas into amazing apps with this exciting new guide! Whether you're app development amateur or programming professional, you’ll discover how to get in on the App Store development gold rush and start developing for the iPad with this fun and easy guide. The iPad offers developers of all levels more opportunities than ever before to be a part of the app development game, and this book is your ticket to joining in the fun. You’ll learn the basics of getting started, downloading the SDK, using context-based design, and filling your toolbox. Then you’ll move on to using Objective-Cand Xcode to program robust and vibrant apps and games specifically for the mobile platform. Offers a plain-English guide whether you’re a novice or a seasoned developer who is interested in developing iPad applications Covers working with the multitouch interface and in split-screen mode Provides useful advice on what applications thrive in the App Store and which have the most potential to turn a profit Includes a companion Web site with source code Packed with helpful advice on the ins and outs of developing great apps for mobile devices, iPad Application Development For Dummies gets you started creating cool new apps right away! Note: Apple's iOS SDK tools are only accessible on Intel-powered Mac and MacBook devices.
This book will help you join the thousands of successful iPhone apps developers without needing to learn Objective-C or the Cocoa touch APIs. If you want to apply your existing web development skills to iPhone and iPad development, then now you can. WebKit’s support for HTML5 means any web developer can create compelling apps for both the iPhone and the larger-screen iPad. Beginning iPhone & iPad Web Apps takes you through the latest mobile web standards as well as the specific features of the iPhone and iPad. You’ll learn about WebKit and Mobile Safari, HTML5 and CSS3, vector graphics and multimedia support. You’ll discover the built-in hardware features of the iPhone and iPad and how best to take advantage of them. The market for web apps for the iPhone and iPad is expanding rapidly. You’ll want to know about all the advantages, and Beginning iPhone & iPad Web Apps is the perfect starting point.
Developing C Apps for iPhone and iPad using MonoTouch
Developing C# Applications for iPhone and iPad using MonoTouch shows you how to use your existing C# skills to write apps for the iPhone and iPad. Fortunately, there's MonoTouch, Novell's .NET library that allows C# developers to write C# code that executes in iOS. Furthermore, MonoTouch allows you to address all the unique functions of the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. And the big plus: You needn't learn any Objective-C to master MonoTouch! Former Microsoft engineer and published app-store developer Bryan Costanich shows you how to use the tools you already know to create native apps in iOS using C# and the .NET Base Class Libraries. The magic is in Novell's implementation of Apple's Cocoa libraries in MonoTouch. You'll master the same elegant and rich Cocoa environment, but without the need to learn a new programming language. Developing C# Applications for iPhone and iPad using MonoTouch takes you from your first "Hello, World" example through the major APIs and features of iOS. The coverage is comprehensive and makes use of frequent examples, complete with sample code you can download and reuse to create your own powerful and playful apps.
Master stop motion on the iPad - weaving together story, pictures and sound More than 250 pages of instruction, tips, examples and process diagrams so you can master stop motion - fast! iPad Animation covers 4 apps (iStopMotion, Garageband, iMovie and djay), 9 stop motion projects and 15 accessories.