The Gourmet iOS Developer’s Cookbook offers a fresh
banquet of delicious cutting-edge iOS programming recipes for
projects both big and small. Renowned iOS programming expert Erica
Sadun brings together reliable, proven code for creating
today’s richest, most robust apps.
Sadun presents innovative ways to make the most of AVFoundation, Text Kit, animation, adaptive interface programming, and much more. As in all of her iOS best-sellers, this pragmatic guide translates modern best practices into working code, distilling key concepts into recipes you can understand and build on.
This is more than just cut-and-paste; using examples, Sadun offers a deep dive into the “how” and “why” of advanced iOS development. The code reflects iOS’s latest capabilities, and every chapter groups related tasks together, so you can jump straight to your solution.
Providing advanced speech generation and barcode recognition features through AVFoundation
Automatically updating app text presentation based on user preferences and expectations
Extending rich, flexible text throughout your apps with UIKit and Text Kit
Seamlessly migrating text designs between iOS screens and other destinations
Generating attributed text strings from HTML sources
Integrating real-world physics for exciting animations and interactions
Creating better interfaces with dynamic animators--and overcoming their pitfalls
Achieving greater visual impact with improved user alerts and popovers
Implementing clever and compelling effects with non-rectangular views
Building adaptive apps that gracefully respond to any iOS display, orientation, or screen
Streamlining development with expert methods, functions, and techniques
Exploring the core concepts you’ll need to migrate successfully to Swift
This book’s source code is frequently updated by the author and can be downloaded at https://github.com/erica/iOS-Gourmet-Cookbook.