Extend SQLite with mobile development skills to build great apps for iOS devices About This Book Implement Swift code using SQLite statements Learn the background to SQL and SQLite for mobile development, its statements, and command features through practical examples Extend the standard SQLite functionality and increase your software creation portfolio Who This Book Is For This book is intended for those who want to learn about SQLite and how to develop apps in Swift or HTML5 using SQLite. Whether you are an expert Objective-C programmer or new to this platform, you'll learn quickly, grasping the code in real-world apps to use Swift. What You Will Learn Explore Swift's basic language statements Connect to SQLite and execute SQL statements Extend the SQLite language to create your own software extensions Use HTML5 with Phonegap on iOS Set up a Swift project using XCode with SQLite Administer SQLite databases in an easy and effective way In Detail The ability to use SQLite with iOS provides a great opportunity to build amazing apps. Apple's iOS SDK provides native support for SQLite databases. This combination offers the potential to create powerful, data-persistent applications. This book starts with the architecture of SQLite database and introduces you to concepts in SQL . You will find yourself equipped to design your own database system, administer it, and maintain it. Further, you will learn how to operate your SQLite databases smoothly using SQL commands. You will be able to extend the functionality of SQLite by using its vast arsenal of C API calls to build some interesting, exciting, new, and intelligent data-driven applications. Understand how Xcode, HTML5, and Phonegap can be used to build a cross-platform modern app which can benefit from all these technologies - all through creating a complete, customizable application skeleton that you can build on for your own apps. Style and approach This book is a practical and comprehensive guide to developing applications using SQLite and iOS.
Get a rapid introduction to iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch programming. With this easy-to-follow guide, you’ll learn how to develop your first marketable iOS application, from opening Xcode to submitting your product to the App Store. Whether you’re a developer new to Mac programming or an experienced Mac developer ready to tackle iOS, this is your book. You’ll learn about Objective-C and the core frameworks hands-on by writing several sample iOS applications, giving you the basic skills for building your own applications independently. Packed with code samples, this book is refreshed and updated for iOS 6 and Xcode 4. Discover the advantages of building native iOS apps Get started with Objective-C and the Cocoa Touch frameworks Dive deep into the table view classes for building user interfaces Handle data input, parse XML and JSON documents, and store data on SQLite Use iOS sensors, including the accelerometer, magnetometer, camera, and GPS Build apps that use the Core Location and MapKit frameworks Integrate Apple’s iCloud service into your applications Walk through the process of distributing your polished app to the App Store
Get Started Fast with iOS 7 Core Data App Development Covers iOS 7 and Xcode 5 This is the first Core Data book to fully reflect Apple’s latest platform innovations, including its dramatic recent improvements to iCloud support. Hands-on from start to finish, it teaches you step-by-step as you create a modern data-driven iOS app using Storyboards, ARC, iOS 7, and Xcode 5. Tim Roadley introduces new patterns and best practices designed to overcome the frustrations of Core Data development. One step at a time, you’ll build and extend your skills--even mastering advanced techniques such as complex model migration, deep copy, background processing, and integration with Dropbox, StackMob, and iCloud. Downloadable versions of this book’s main project are provided with each chapter, so you can see exactly what your app project should look like--and get cookbook-style code for your own projects. Chapter exercises help you explore even further, whether you’re a self-learner or a student in an iOS development course. If you’re an experienced iOS developer, this guide brings together all the skills, tools, code, and patterns you need to add powerful data management capabilities to any app--quickly, easily, and painlessly. Coverage includes the following: Understanding Core Data Adding Core Data to an existing project Designing, upgrading, and migrating data models (automatically and manually with progress indication) Populating views with data, including table-views and picker-views Preloading a “default data” persistent store from XML Deep-copying from one persistent store to another Performance tuning with Instruments, using large photos as the example Background processing, using thumbnail generation as the example Efficient search Seamlessly backing up and restoring with Dropbox Stable integration with iCloud--with full support for multiple accounts, seeding, and de-duplication Web service integration with StackMob
Now updated with five new chapters dedicated to Xcode Storyboards, the aim of iPhone iOS 5 Development Essentials is to teach you the skills necessary to build your own applications for the iPhone. Beginning with the basics, this book provides an overview of the iPhone 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 iPhone applications and user interfaces. More advanced topics such as user interface layout and resizing, file handling, database management, graphics drawing and animation are also covered, as are touch screen handling, gesture recognition, multitasking, iAds integration, location and map management, 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. iPhone iOS 5 Development Essentials takes a modular approach to the subject of iPhone 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.
Secure your iOS applications and uncover hidden vulnerabilities by conducting penetration tests About This Book Achieve your goal to secure iOS devices and applications with the help of this fast paced manual Find vulnerabilities in your iOS applications and fix them with the help of this example-driven guide Acquire the key skills that will easily help you to perform iOS exploitation and forensics with greater confidence and a stronger understanding Who This Book Is For This book is for IT security professionals who want to conduct security testing of applications. This book will give you exposure to diverse tools to perform penetration testing. This book will also appeal to iOS developers who would like to secure their applications, as well as security professionals. It is easy to follow for anyone without experience of iOS pentesting. What You Will Learn Understand the basics of iOS app development, deployment, security architecture, application signing, application sandboxing, and OWASP TOP 10 for mobile Set up your lab for iOS app pentesting and identify sensitive information stored locally Perform traffic analysis of iOS devices and catch sensitive data being leaked by side channels Modify an application's behavior using runtime analysis Analyze an application's binary for security protection Acquire the knowledge required for exploiting iOS devices Learn the basics of iOS forensics In Detail iOS has become one of the most popular mobile operating systems with more than 1.4 million apps available in the iOS App Store. Some security weaknesses in any of these applications or on the system could mean that an attacker can get access to the device and retrieve sensitive information. This book will show you how to conduct a wide range of penetration tests on iOS devices to uncover vulnerabilities and strengthen the system from attacks. Learning iOS Penetration Testing discusses the common vulnerabilities and security-related shortcomings in an iOS application and operating system, and will teach you to conduct static and dynamic analysis of iOS applications. This practical guide will help you uncover vulnerabilities in iOS phones and applications. We begin with basics of iOS security and dig deep to learn about traffic analysis, code analysis, and various other techniques. Later, we discuss the various utilities, and the process of reversing and auditing. Style and approach This fast-paced and practical guide takes a step-by-step approach to penetration testing with the goal of helping you secure your iOS devices and apps quickly.
Develop State-of-the-Art iPhone/iPad Apps with MonoTouch and .NET! Are you an experienced C#/.NET developer who wants to reach the huge iPhone/iPad market? Now, you can create great iOS apps without first mastering Objective-C and Apple’s development toolset. With MonoTouch, you can leverage the skills you already have to create powerful apps that can be sold in Apple’s App Store or deployed throughout your organization. In Learning MonoTouch, Michael Bluestein helps you get started with MonoTouch fast and make the most of its remarkably robust capabilities. The book first walks you through setting up your MonoTouch development environment, explaining how MonoTouch abstracts the iOS SDK to permit development against native iOS classes from C#. Through simple examples, you’ll start building working apps, establishing a firm foundation for more advanced coding. One step at a time, you’ll master increasingly sophisticated cases through practical examples. Bluestein even shows you how to leverage powerful .NET tools in your iOS apps, including LINQ. Coverage includes • Applying common iOS development patterns and techniques in C# • Using MonoTouch to handle memory management and garbage collection • Structuring MonoTouch apps for the MVC design pattern • Making the most of iOS user interface classes • Leveraging the address book, camera access, email, and iOS media features • Customizing tables and navigation for richer experiences and better performance • Accessing the iOS Core Graphics and Core Animation subsystems • Building iOS location-based applications with Core Location and MapKit • Consuming web services from MonoTouch • Integrating iOS and .NET networking capabilities • Saving data with the ADO.NET provider to SQLite, .NET serialization, and NSUserDefaults All code samples are available for download at github.com/mikebluestein.
The Only Tutorial Covering BOTH iOS and Android—for students and professionals alike! Now, one book can help you master mobile app development with both market-leading platforms: Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android. Perfect for both students and professionals, Learning Mobile App Development is the only tutorial with complete parallel coverage of both iOS and Android. With this guide, you can master either platform, or both—and gain a deeper understanding of the issues associated with developing mobile apps. You’ll develop an actual working app on both iOS and Android, mastering the entire mobile app development lifecycle, from planning through licensing and distribution. Each tutorial in this book has been carefully designed to support readers with widely varying backgrounds and has been extensively tested in live developer training courses. If you’re new to iOS, you’ll also find an easy, practical introduction to Objective-C, Apple’s native language. All source code for this book, organized by chapter, is available at https://github.com/LearningMobile/BookApps Coverage includes Understanding the unique design challenges associated with mobile apps Setting up your Android and iOS development environments Mastering Eclipse development tools for Android and Xcode 5 tools for iOS Designing interfaces and navigation schemes that leverage each platform’s power Reliably integrating persistent data into your apps Using lists (Android) or tables (iOS) to effectively present data to users Capturing device location, displaying it, and using it in your apps Accessing hardware devices and sensors Publishing custom apps internally within an organization Monetizing your apps on Apple’s AppStore or the Google Play marketplace, as well as other ways of profiting from app development, such as consulting and developer jobs
If you are a digital forensics examiner daily involved in the acquisition and analysis of mobile devices and want to have a complete overview of how to perform your work on iOS devices, this book is definitely for you.
iOS 8 App Development Essentials is latest edition of this popular book series and has now been fully updated for the Swift 1.2 programming language, the iOS 8 SDK and Xcode 6.3. Beginning with the basics, this book provides an outline of the steps necessary to set up an iOS development environment. An introduction to the architecture of iOS 8 and programming in Swift is provided, followed by an in-depth look at the design of iOS applications and user interfaces. More advanced topics such as file handling, database management, in-app purchases, graphics drawing and animation are also covered, as are touch screen handling, gesture recognition, multitasking, iAds integration, location management, local notifications, camera access and video and audio playback support. Other features are also covered including Auto Layout, Twitter and Facebook integration, App Store hosted in-app purchase content, collection views, Sprite Kit-based game development, local map search and user interface animation using UIKit dynamics. The key new features of the iOS 8 SDK and Xcode 6 are also covered, including Swift playgrounds, universal user interface design using size classes, app extensions, Interface Builder Live Views, embedded frameworks, CloudKit data storage and TouchID authentication. The aim of this book is to teach the range of skills necessary to build apps for iOS 8. iOS 8 App Development Essentials takes a modular approach to the subject of iOS 8 application development for both the iPhone and iPad, with each chapter covering a self contained topic area consisting of detailed explanations, examples and step-by-step tutorials. This makes the book both an easy to follow learning aid and an excellent reference resource.