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Overcome the vexing issues you’ll inevitably confront when creating apps for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. By making use of new and revised recipes in this updated cookbook, you’ll quickly learn the steps necessary to write complete iOS apps—including ways to store and protect data, enhance and animate graphics, manage files and folders, and take advantage of Passbook.


On Oct 18 Kenrick Chien wrote: Cook up some iOS solutions!
The format of the book consists of concise recipes which state the problem and show how to implement a solution with easy to follow code samples. I love how the e-book has code samples in color with syntax-highlighting, Full Review  >

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On Apr 21 Chris Harback wrote:
From virtual cover to virtual cover (this review is of the electronic version), I've yet to find code that's incorrect or contains typos. Code is presented as it should be in a "Cookbook": on its own, with no extraneous information to cloud the detail on the subject. The subject matter runs the gamut from basic information about Objective-C such as syntax and working with data types to more advanced subjects such as the core libraries of iOS. The discussion of Core Data is especially nice, as is the section of Graphics. Full Review  >

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On Mar 30 Roy Legaard wrote: A good first reference
While the ‘cookbook’ genre of technical books may seem increasingly outdated in a world with Google and Stack Overflow, it’s still nice to consult a discrete resource where you know someone put time into presenting a range of topics about a given subject in a logical manner. The iOS 6 Programming Cookbook by Vandad Nahavandipoor is a good example of this philosophy in action. Full Review  >

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On Jan 15 Doron Katz wrote: Solid and reliablez
iOS 6 Programming Cookbook follows on from iOS 5 Cookbook, which I thoroughly enjoyed by Vandad Nahavandipoor, this is the third revision I am reviewing, with incremental improvements to keep you up to date with the latest version of iOS. For the most part, you can review my previous reviews on this book, for which I consider this book to be a fantastic and essential part of your programming literature toolkit. It goes through the normal problem–>solution–>discussion process to allow you to quickly identify which topic matches your needs and then explains that topic concisely with an example, rather than go through all the fluff. The fluff is left for the discussion part in case you wanted to know more. But if this isn’t your ideal way of learning, in a non-linear but contextual method, then keep this book as a reference. Full Review  >

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On Jan 14 Cerys Willoughby wrote:
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On Jan 9 Ryan Holman wrote: Book Review – iOS 6 Programming Cookbook (O’Reilly) by Vandad Nahavandipoor
Developers of native iPhone and iPad apps are often faced with new tasks that stretch their skills. Sometimes it can be difficult to find good information to solve a particular problem. The iOS 6 Programming Cookbook contains a wealth of … Continue reading → Full Review  >

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On Dec 15 Eric Wright wrote:
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