November 14, 2012

iOS SDK Development--New from Pragmatic Bookshelf

iOS SDK Development

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Raleigh, NC—Ready to write your killer app for iOS 6? Now you can learn how, with iOS SDK Development (Pragmatic Bookshelf, $35.00 USD).

Since the iPhone's launch in 2008, the iOS platform has added two new device families, thousands of new APIs, new tools and programming practices, and hundreds of thousands of new apps. Yours can be one of them. This book guides you through the state of the art of iOS development, including the radically overhauled Xcode 4 toolchain, the iOS 6 SDK, and the new iPhone 5. You'll accelerate your development with new tools like Storyboards, practice on new APIs like the Twitter framework, and learn the latest features of the Objective-C programming language.

iOS SDK Development is the second edition of the bestselling iPhone SDK Development, completely rewritten from the ground up to cover iOS 6's new features. You'll get hands-on experience working with Objective-C and Xcode 4 as you work through this tutorial-style book with two experienced iOS developers by your side. Along the way, you'll learn the fundamentals of maintainable, performant iOS programming, including:

Whether you're a first-time iOS developer, or you're looking to get up to speed with all the changes to Apple's tools and frameworks, iOS SDK Development is the solid grounding you need to master this popular platform.

Available for e-readers in epub, mobi, and PDF formats direct from the publisher and in paperback from fine bookstores worldwide.

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About the Authors

Chris Adamson is a writer, editor, and independent developer specializing in media software development for iOS. He maintains a corporate identity as Subsequently & Furthermore, Inc. and writes the [Time code ]; blog on media software development, as well as tweeting as @invalidname.

Bill Dudney is a husband, father, coder, and teacher. He has been doing Objective-C since 1989 when he first encountered a NeXT cube, and has several apps on the store through his company, Gala Factory Software LLC. When he is not writing books or teaching people about iOS, he likes to ski and hike in the high country of Summit County, Colorado. You can connect with him on Twitter at @bdudney.

Additional Resources
For more information about the book, including: code, errata, discussions, full table of contents, excerpts from the book and more, see the catalog page for iOS SDK Development.

iOS SDK Development iOS SDK Development
Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf
By Chris Adamson, Bill Dudney
Print ISBN: 9781934356944  
Pages: 300
Print Price: $35.00  

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