ISBN 978-0321773777
 
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional, 2011
Paperback, 590 pages.
 

Editorial Reviews.

In this book, the world's leading Apple platform development trainers offer a complete, practical, hands-on introduction to iPhone and iPad programming. The authors walk through all the Apple tools and technologies needed to build successful iPhone/iPad/iPod touch apps, including the iOS 4.3 SDK, the Objective-C language, Xcode 4, Foundation framework, and the classes that make up the iOS UI framework. The many topics covered in this book include:
• Easily setting up elegant, efficient user interfaces with UIKit
• Creating effective visuals, animation, and effects with Core Graphics and Core Animation
• Making the most of the iOS multi-touch event handling and accelerometer data
• Building location-aware iOS applications utilizing Core Location and MapKit
• Localizing applications for international use
• Creating applications that capture audio and play media
• Storing data in files or with Core Data