iOS 6 Programming Pushing The Limits

Author : Rob Napier, Mugunth Kumar
Price : Rs 649.00
ISBN 13 : 9788126540884
ISBN 10 : 8126540885
Pages : 552
Type : Paperbound

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


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