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SamsTeachYourself iOS 9 application development in 24 hours

Author: John Ray
Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana : Sams, [2016] ©2016
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Ray
ISBN: 9780134394497 0134394496
OCLC Number: 939394394
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction 1Who Can Become an iOS Developer? 2Who Should Use This Book? 2What Is (and Isn't) in This Book? 3Hour 1: Preparing Your System and iDevice for Development 5Welcome to the iOS 5Becoming an iOS Developer 10Running an iOS App 15Developer Technology Overview 22Further Exploration 24Summary 24Q&A 24Workshop 25Activities 27Hour 2: Introduction to Xcode and the iOS Simulator 29Using Xcode 29Using the iOS Simulator 61Further Exploration 69Summary 69Q&A 69Workshop 70Activities 72Hour 3: Discovering Swift and the iOS Playground 73Object-Oriented Programming and Swift 73The Terminology of Object-Oriented Development 75Exploring the Swift File Structure 78Swift Programming Basics 84Memory Management and Automatic Reference Counting 110Introducing the iOS Playground 111Further Exploration 118Summary 119Q&A 119Workshop 120Activities 122Hour 4: Inside Cocoa Touch 123What Is Cocoa Touch? 123Exploring the iOS Technology Layers 125Tracing the iOS Application Life Cycle 132Cocoa Fundamentals 134Exploring the iOS Frameworks with Xcode 142Further Exploration 149Summary 149Q&A 150Workshop 150Activities 153Hour 5: Exploring Interface Builder 155Understanding Interface Builder 155Creating User Interfaces 162Customizing the Interface Appearance 172Connecting to Code 178Further Exploration 188Summary 189Q&A 189Workshop 190Activities 192Hour 6: Model-View-Controller Application Design 193Understanding the MVC Design Pattern 193How Xcode Implements MVC 195Using the Single View Application Template 200Further Exploration 218Summary 218Q&A 219Workshop 219Activities 222Hour 7: Working with Text, Keyboards, and Buttons 223Basic User Input and Output 223Using Text Fields, Text Views, and Buttons 225Further Exploration 253Summary 254Q&A 255Workshop 255Activities 257Hour 8: Handling Images, Animation, Sliders, and Steppers 259User Input and Output 259Creating and Managing Image Animations, Sliders, and Steppers 261Further Exploration 285Summary 285Q&A 286Workshop 286Activities 289Hour 9: Using Advanced Interface Objects and Views 291User Input and Output (Continued) 291Using Switches, Segmented Controls, and Web Views 298Using Scrolling and Stack Views 315Further Exploration 324Summary 325Q&A 325Workshop 326Activities 328Hour 10: Getting the User's Attention 329Alerting the User 329Exploring User Alert Methods 340Further Exploration 355Summary 355Q&A 356Workshop 356Activities 359Hour 11: Implementing Multiple Scenes and Popovers 361Introducing Multiscene Storyboards 362Using Segues 388Popovers, Universal Applications, and iPhones 402Further Exploration 407Summary 408Q&A 408Workshop 409Activities 411Hour 12: Making Choices with Toolbars and Pickers 413Understanding the Role of Toolbars 413Exploring Pickers 416Using the Date Picker 424Using a Custom Picker 437Further Exploration 452Summary 453Q&A 453Workshop 454Activities 456Hour 13: Advanced Storyboards Using Navigation and Tab Bar Controllers 457Advanced View Controllers 457Exploring Navigation Controllers 459Understanding Tab Bar Controllers 464Using a Navigation Controller 470Using a Tab Bar Controller 481Further Exploration 490Summary 491Q&A 492Workshop 492Activities 495Hour 14: Navigating Information Using Table Views and Split View Controllers 497Understanding Tables 497Exploring the Split View Controller 506A Simple Table View Application 509Creating a Master-Detail Application 519Further Exploration 533Summary 534Q&A 534Workshop 535Activities 537Hour 15: Reading and Writing Application Data 539iOS Applications and Data Storage 539Data Storage Approaches 542Creating Implicit Preferences 551Implementing System Settings 558Implementing File System Storage 571Further Exploration 579Summary 579Q&A 580Workshop 580Activities 583Hour 16: Building Responsive User Interfaces 585Responsive Interfaces 585Using Auto Layout 590Programmatically Defined Interfaces 615Further Exploration 622Summary 622Q&A 622Workshop 623Activities 625Hour 17: Using Advanced Touches and Gestures 627Multitouch Gesture Recognition 6273D Touch Peek and Pop 630Using Gesture Recognizers 633Implementing 3D Touch Gestures 654Further Exploration 658Summary 659Q&A 660Workshop 660Activities 662Hour 18: Sensing Orientation and Motion 663Understanding Motion Hardware 663Accessing Orientation and Motion Data 666Sensing Orientation 670Detecting Acceleration, Tilt, and Rotation 675Further Exploration 687Summary 688Q&A 688Workshop 688Activities 691Hour 19: Working with Rich Media 693Exploring Rich Media 693The Media Playground Application 709Further Exploration 736Summary 737Q&A 737Workshop 738Activities 741Hour 20: Interacting with Other iOS Services 743Extending iOS Service Integration 743Using Contacts, Email, Social Networking, Safari, and Maps 761Further Exploration 776Summary 777Q&A 777Workshop 777Activities 780Hour 21: Implementing Location Services 781Understanding Core Location 781Creating a Location-Aware Application 789Using the Magnetic Compass 799Further Exploration 808Summary 809Q&A 809Workshop 809Activities 812Hour 22: Building Background-Ready Applications 813Understanding iOS Backgrounding 813Disabling Backgrounding 821Handling Background Suspension 823Implementing Local Notifications 824Using Task-Specific Background Processing 828Completing a Long-Running Background Task 833Performing a Background Fetch 839Adding 3D Touch Quick Actions 844Further Exploration 848Summary 848Q&A 848Workshop 849Activities 851Hour 23: Universal Applications and Size Classes 853Universal Application Development 853Size Classes 857Further Exploration 873Summary 873Q&A 874Workshop 874Activities 875Hour 24: Application Tracing, Monitoring, and Debugging 877Instant Feedback with NSLog 878Using the Xcode Debugger 881Further Exploration 898Summary 898Q&A 899Workshop 899Activities 901Index 903Online Appendix A: Introducing Xcode Source Control Note: Appendix A is a bonus online chapter. To access it, go to and click the Downloads tab.
Other Titles: Sams teach yourself iOS nine application development in 24 hours
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