By Matt Neuburg

Get an excellent grounding in all of the basics of Cocoa contact, and stay away from difficulties in the course of iPhone and iPad app improvement. With Programming iOS 4, you are going to dig into Cocoa and how to paintings successfully with Objective-C and Xcode. This ebook covers iOS four in a rigorous, orderly fashion—ideal even if you’re impending iOS for the 1st time or desire a connection with bolster present skills.

  • Learn Objective-C language info and object-oriented programming concepts
  • Understand the anatomy of an Xcode venture and the entire phases of its lifecycle
  • Grasp key Cocoa recommendations corresponding to relationships among periods, receiving occasions, and model-view-controller architecture
  • Know how perspectives are controlled, drawn, composited, and animated
  • Delve into Cocoa frameworks for sound, video, sensors, maps, and more
  • Touch on complex themes resembling threading and networking
  • Obtain a radical grounding for exploring complex iOS gains in your own

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