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    John Ray is currently serving as the Interim Director of the Office of Research Information Systems for The Ohio State University. He has written numerous books for Macmillan/Sams/ Que, includingUsing TCP/IP: Special Edition, Teach Yourself Dreamweaver MX in 21 Days,Mac OS X Unleashed, My Mountain Lion MacBook, and Teach Yourself iOS 5 Development in 24 Hours. As a Macintosh user since 1984, he strives to ensure that each project presents the Macintosh with the equality and depth it deserves. Even technical titles such as Using TCP/IP contain extensive information about the Macintosh and its applications and have garnered numerous positive reviews for their straightforward approach and accessibility to beginner and intermediate users.

    You can visit his website at or follow him on Twitter at @johnemeryray or #iOSIn24.

    Covers iOS 6, Xcode 4.5+, iPhone, iPad, and More!
    Figures and code appear as they do in Xcode 4.5+

    In just 24 sessions of one hour each, learn how to build powerful applications for today’s hottest handheld devices: the iPhone and iPad! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master every skill and technology you need, from setting up your iOS development environment to building great responsive user interfaces, from sensing motion to writing multitasking applications. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success!

    Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common iOS development tasks.
    Activities at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.
    Notes present interesting information related to the discussion.
    Tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks.
    Cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them.

    • Printed in full color
    • Covers iOS 6.0 and up
    • Use the new Objective-C NSArray, NSDictionary, and NSNumber Data Type shortcuts introduced in Xcode 4.5.2
    • Learn to navigate the Xcode 4.5+ development environment
    • Prepare your system and iDevice for efficient development
    • Get started quickly with Apple’s Objective-C and Cocoa Touch
    • Understand the Model-View-Controller (MVC) development paradigm
    • Visually design and code interfaces using Xcode storyboards, segues, exits, and the iOS Object Library
    • Use Auto Layout to adapt to different screen sizes and orientations
    • Build advanced UIs with tables, split views, navigation controllers, and more
    • Read and write preferences and data, and create System Settings plug-ins
    • Use the iOS media playback and recording capabilities
    • Take photos and manipulate graphics with Core Image
    • Sense motion, orientation, and location with the accelerometer, gyroscope, and GPS
    • Integrate online services using Twitter, Facebook, Email, Web Views, and Apple Maps
    • Create universal applications that run on both the iPhone and iPad
    • Write background-aware multitasking applications
    • Trace and debug your applications as they run


    ISBN 9780672334436
    Genre COMPUTERS / Programming / Apple Programming
    Format Paperback
    Pages 845
    Publisher Date 2013-01-23 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Sams
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 7.0 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 2.4 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Sams Teach Yourself in 24 Hours
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Ray, John
    Country of Origin United States

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