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iOS 6 Programming Pushing the Limits

Author : Rob Napier, Mugunth Kumar
Price INR : ₹.649.00
ISBN 13 : 9788126540884
ISBN 10 : 8126540885
Pages : 552
Type : Paperback

iOS 6 Programming Pushing the Limits


Pushing the Limits gives developers the expert guidance they need to create amazing applications for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Veteran mobile developers Rob Napier and Mugunth Kumar show experienced readers how to maximize their programs with Apple's iPhone SDK 6.0 - including coverage of the major new APIs and building applications for the new iPad. In addition, iOS 6 Programming: Pushing the Limits delves into more advanced topics not generally found in other iPhone development books including:


•             Keeping Control of Multitasking

•             Batten the Hatches with Security Services

•             Running on Multiple Platforms

•             Selling Past the Sale with In-App Purchase 




Part I: What's New?


•             The Brand New Stuff

•             Getting Comfortable with Xcode 4 and the LLVM Compiler


Part II: Getting the Most Out of Everyday Tools


•             Everyday Objective-C

•             Hold On Loosely: Cocoa Design Patterns

•             Memory Management with Objective-C ARC

•             Getting Table Views Right 

•             Great at Any Angle: Collection Views and Auto Layout

•             Better Drawing

•             Layers Like an Onion: Core Animation 

•             Tackling Those Pesky Errors

•             Location Services: Know Where You Are


Part III: The Right Tool for the Job


•             Common UI Paradigms Using Table Views

•             Controlling Multitasking

•             REST for the Weary

•             Batten the Hatches with Security Services

•             Running on Multiple iPlatforms and iDevices

•             Internationalization and Localization

•             Selling Past the Sale with In App Purchases

•             Debugging

•             Performance Tuning Until It Flies


Part IV: Pushing the Limits


•             Storyboards and Custom Transitions

•             Cocoa's Biggest Trick: Key-Value Coding and Observing

•             Think Different: Blocks and Functional Programming

•             Going Offline 

•             Data in the Cloud

•             Fancy Text Layout

•             Building a (Core) Foundation

•             Deep Objective-C



This book is for programmers who want to create killer applications for Apple's iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices. Readers should be experienced developers with experience in C or C++.

Rob Napier has been developing iPhone applications for as long as there has been an iPhone platform and helped develop the first iPad-only newspaper


Mugunth Kumar has worked as a software design engineer for Honeywell and General Electric, has developed bestselling Appstore apps, and has been quoted and linked by various iOS forums as a go-to source for developer info