From the Back Cover
Develop cutting-edge applications for the iPhone®, iPod touch®, and iPad
Get ready to dive into Apple's exciting world of mobile application development. This full-color book shows you how to take advantage of all the new features of the iPhone SDK 4 to create your own native iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad applications. You'll explore Apple's Xcode tools, the Objective-C programming language, and discover a host of APIs that enhance the capabilities of the iPhone SDK. The hands-on approach will help you quickly progress from building your first application to more sophisticated programs that use animations, recognize gestures, integrate voice chatting, and more.
Beginning iOS 4 Application Development:
Shows how to create native iPhone and iPad applications by taking advantage of the Xcode tools and iPhone SDK
Covers ways to speed development using tab bar, navigation, and utility templates
Provides methods for accessing built-in applications such as the photo library and camera
Describes steps for accessing the accelerometer to create compelling applications
Explains how to use background services and perform background tasks
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About the Author
Wei-Meng Lee is a technologist and founder of Developer Learning Solutions, a technology company specializing in hands-on training in the latest Microsoft and Apple technologies. He is also the author of Beginning iPhone SDK Programming with Objective-C and Beginning iPad Application Development.