iPad iOS 6 Development Essentials Book

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The aim of iPad iOS 6 Development Essentials is to teach you the skills necessary to build your own applications for the iPad. Beginning with the basics, this book provides an overview of the architecture of iOS 6. Introductions to Xcode and programming in Objective-C are provided followed by an in-depth look at the design of iPad applications and user interfaces.

More advanced topics such as user interface layout, file handling, database management, graphics drawing and animation are also covered, as are touch screen handling, multitasking, in-app purchasing, iCloud storage, camera access and video playback.

New iOS 6 specific features are also covered in detail including Facebook integration, Auto Layout, Apple Maps, Collections, Reminders and user interface state preservation.

iPad iOS 6 Development Essentials takes a modular approach to the subject of iOS 6 application development with each chapter covering a self contained topic area with detailed explanations, examples and tutorials. This makes the book both an easy to follow learning aid and an excellent reference resource.

Product Details

Print Edition Page Count: 634
Print Page Size: 7.5" x 9.25"
Language: English
eBook Format: PDF, ePub, MOBI (Kindle)
Price: $12.99 (eBook)/$29.99 (Print)

Book Contents

  • iOS 6 Architecture and SDK Frameworks
  • Joining the Apple iOS Developer Program
  • Installing Xcode 4 and the iOS 6 SDK
  • Creating a Simple iPad iOS 6 App
  • Testing iOS 6 Apps on the iPad - Developer Certificates and Provisioning Profiles
  • The Basics of Objective-C Programming
  • The Basics of Object Oriented Programming in Objective-C
  • An Overview of the iPad iOS 6 Application Development Architecture
  • Creating an Interactive iOS 6 iPad App
  • Writing iOS 6 Code to Hide the iPad Keyboard
  • Understanding iPad iOS 6 Views, Windows and the View Hierarchy
  • iOS 6 iPad Rotation, View Resizing and Layout Handling
  • Creating an iOS 6 iPad Multiview Application using the Tab Bar
  • Creating a Simple iOS 6 iPad Table View Application
  • Creating a Navigation based iOS 6 iPad Application using TableViews
  • Using Xcode Storyboarding with iOS 6
  • Implementing a Page based iOS 6 iPad Application using UIPageViewController
  • An Example iOS 6 iPad UIPageViewController Application
  • Using the UIPickerView and UIDatePicker Components in iOS 6 iPad Applications
  • An iOS 6 iPad UIPickerView Example
  • Working with Directories on iOS 6
  • Working with iPad Files on iOS 6
  • iOS 6 iPad Directory Handling and File I/O . A Worked Example
  • Preparing an iOS 6 App to use iCloud Storage
  • Managing Files using the iOS 6 UIDocument Class
  • Using iCloud Storage in an iOS 6 iPad Application
  • Synchronizing iPad iOS 6 Key-Value Data using iCloud
  • iOS 6 iPad Data Persistence using Archiving
  • iOS 6 iPad Database Implementation using SQLite
  • An Example SQLite based iOS 6 iPad Application
  • Working with iOS 6 iPad Databases using Core Data
  • An iOS 6 iPad Core Data Tutorial
  • An Overview of iOS 6 iPad Multitouch, Taps and Gestures
  • An Example iOS 6 iPad Touch, Multitouch and Tap Application
  • Detecting iOS 6 iPad Touch Screen Gesture Motions
  • Identifying iPad Gestures using iOS 6 Gesture Recognizers
  • An iPad iOS 6 Gesture Recognition Tutorial
  • Drawing iOS 6 iPad 2D Graphics with Quartz
  • An iOS 6 iPad Graphics Tutorial using Quartz 2D and Core Image
  • Basic iOS 6 iPad Animation using Core Animation
  • Integrating iAds into an iOS 6 iPad App
  • An Overview of iOS 6 iPad Multitasking
  • Scheduling iOS 6 iPad Local Notifications
  • Getting iPad Location Information using the iOS 6 Core Location Framework
  • An Example iOS 6 iPad Location Application
  • Working with Maps on the iPad with MapKit and the MKMapView Class
  • Accessing the iPad Camera and Photo Library
  • An Example iOS 6 iPad Camera Application
  • Video Playback from within an iOS 6 iPad Application
  • Playing Audio on an iPad using AVAudioPlayer
  • Recording Audio on an iPad with AVAudioRecorder
  • Integrating Twitter and Facebook into iPad iOS 6 Applications
  • An iPad iOS 6 Facebook Integration Tutorial using UIActivityViewController
  • iPad iOS 6 Facebook and Twitter Integration using SLRequest
  • An iOS 6 iPad Twitter Integration Tutorial using SLRequest
  • Integrating Maps into iPad iOS 6 Application using MKMapItem
  • An Example iOS 6 iPad MKMapItem Application
  • An Introduction to Auto Layout in iOS 6
  • Working with iOS 6 Auto Layout Constraints in Interface Builder
  • An iPad iOS 6 Auto Layout Example
  • Implementing iOS 6 Auto Layout Constraints in Code
  • Implementing Cross-Hierarchy Auto Layout Constraints in iOS 6
  • Understanding the iOS 6 Auto Layout Visual Format Language
  • Using iOS 6 Event Kit to Create Date and Location Based Reminders
  • Understanding the iOS 6 Auto Layout Visual Format Language
  • Using iOS 6 Event Kit to Create Date and Location Based Reminders
  • An Overview of iOS 6 Application State Preservation and Restoration
  • An iOS 6 iPad State Preservation and Restoration Tutorial
  • An Overview of iOS 6 Collection Views and Flow Layout
  • An iPad iOS 6 Storyboard-based Collection View Tutorial
  • Making Store Purchases with the iOS 6 SKStoreProductViewController Class
  • Building In-App Purchasing into iPad iOS 6 Applications
  • Preparing an iOS 6 Application for In-App Purchases
  • An iPad iOS 6 In-App Purchase Tutorial
  • Configuring and Creating App Store Hosted Content for iOS 6 In-App Purchases

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