- Paperback: 576 pages
- Publisher: For Dummies; 3 edition (May 1, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1118213920
- ISBN-13: 978-1118213926
- Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 1.2 x 9.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.9 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,769,048 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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iPad Application Development For Dummies 3rd Edition
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From the Back Cover
Start developing amazing iPad apps with the help of this step-by-step guide
Ready to transform your great idea into a killer iPad application? Updated with iOS 5 and Xcode 4.3, this beginner's guide will get you up and running in no time. You'll quickly find out how easy it is to develop like a pro and write your own apps. From the frameworks to the architecture, everything is simplified so you can get started today!
Exploring the iPad world find out what makes a great iPad app, how it is structured, and how Xcode® 4.3 works
Capturing your imagination learn to create the kind of interface that sets the stage for an amazing user experience
Getting your feet wet build your first app by adding basic functionality and animation
Starting the real work make sure your app can run flawlessly on iPad and iPhone while delivering real value
Crossing the finish line master the technology you need to help make your app a commercial and critical success
Visit the companion website at www.dummies.com/go/iPadappdev3e to download all the source code found in this book.
Open the book and find:
All about the new features of Xcode 4.3
How to design the user experience with storyboards
Ways to extend framework classes
How to create split views on the iPad
Tips for making your app a thing of beauty
Strategies for debugging your app
How to add animation and sound to your app
Help creating an app that runs on both iPad and iPhone
Create a universal application that runs on both iPad and iPhone
Use storyboards to create the optimal user experience
Effectively use Xcode and Objective-C to develop your app
Make your app robust using the debugging features
About the Author
Neal Goldstein is a master at making cutting-edge technology practical. He is currently leading an iPhone startup that is developing an application to minimize the cost of global travel. Neal is also the author of iPhone Application Development For Dummies and Objective-C For Dummies.
Read an article (pdf) from the author, titled "Welcome to Mobile 2.0."