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Graphics and Animation on iOS

A Beginner's Guide to Core Graphics and Core Animation

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Jazz up your iPhone and iPad apps with some slick graphics and animation—and keep users from looking elsewhere. This short and concise book shows developers with even little Cocoa programming experience how to create impressive graphics and animation effects with relatively easy coding. Learn how to incorporate smooth animations, load custom fonts, and draw images in your apps to achieve the classy look you want, with these practical recipes.


On May 25 Jose Betancur wrote: Clear, direct and newbies
Vandad Nahavandipoor book presents a clear, of the many I've read about iOS development, this is without doubt one of the most directly focuses on his subject, although it might be said that in trying to be as punctual falls short. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

On May 4 Doron Katz wrote: Good solid Graphics Background but not enough meat in CoreAnimation
A subset topic in Objective-C/Cocoa, Graphics and Animation guides the reader on one of the most daunting subjects for a beginner, CoreAnimation, Core Graphics and UIKit Drawing. Vandad Nahavandipoor dedicates his book to the UI aspect, focusing on parts which are just touched upon in the more general iOS books, such as working with UIFonts, Gradient Drawing, as well as the more complex 3D Transformation and moving of objects along paths. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar3.0

On May 3 Michal Konrad Owsiak wrote: code snippets for graphics manipulation
Graphics and Animation on iOS is another book devoted to iOS written by Vandad Nahavandipoor. He has also written iOS 4 Programming Cookbook. Graphics and Animation on iOS seems to be a supplement for iOS 4 Programming Cookbook. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

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