Chris Adamson

Chris Adamson

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  • @invalidname
  • + Chris Adamson

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Areas of Expertise:

  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • iOS
  • Mac OS X
  • QuickTime
  • Cocoa
  • Core Audio
  • AV Foundation
  • Java SE
  • Final Cut
  • Soundtrack
  • podcast production
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing
Chris Adamson is a writer, editor, and independent developer specializing in media software development for iOS. He is the co-author of iOS SDK Development and Learning Core Audio. 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. He is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and thus far has owned 13 ½ Macs.

iOS SDK Development iOS SDK Development (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
by Chris Adamson, Bill Dudney
November 2012
Print: $35.00

iPhone SDK Development iPhone SDK Development (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
by Bill Dudney, Chris Adamson
October 2009

Swing Hacks Swing Hacks
by Joshua Marinacci, Chris Adamson
June 2005
Print: $29.95
Ebook: $23.99

QuickTime for Java: A Developer's Notebook QuickTime for Java: A Developer's Notebook
by Chris Adamson
January 2005
Print: $29.95

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We Need an Aesthetic for Technical Interview Video (hurry, my eyes are bleeding)

First off, a request: if you're so inclined, go straight to the comments and say whether you watch online technical interview videos, and if so, which.... read more

I Can C Clearly Now

February 20 2009

Sales of Objective-C books are reportedly up, presumably to would-be iPhone developers. It's a shame, then, that so much of the truly awesome stuff on the iPhone isn't accessible from Obj-C. read more

QuickTime 7.4, now with fewer export codecs

January 16 2008

Apple will presumably have a support document on this soon enough, but in the meantime, the newly-released QuickTime 7.4 removes many of the older audio and video codecs from export dialogs by default. read more

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"I learned a few new tricks from this book and I’m glad I read it. I’d recommend it especially to developers who are new to the iOS world, but even veterans could learn a thing or two from this one."
--Derek Gour, Bohemian Polymorph

"Over all I found the book a really enjoyable read. I definitely recommend it to anyone that wants to learn iOS through a hands on experience. This book will give you a great foundation to start building on."
--Tad Anderson, Real World Software Architecture

"...if you do program in Java and you are interested in developing QuickTime applications, then QuickTime for Java(TM): A Developer's Notebook by Chris Adamson (O'Reilly, 2005) should be on your bookshelf. Better yet, it should be propped open on your desk as you work your way though it."
--Tim Monroe, MacTech