iOS 11 App Development Essentials

$24.99 (eBook) / $45.99 (Print)

iOS 11 App Development Essentials, the latest edition of this popular book series, has now been fully updated for the iOS 11 SDK, Xcode 9 and the Swift 4 programming language.

This publication is available for purchase in print and Kindle editions. The print edition consists of 100 chapters and includes a free download of the color PDF of the book with 16 additional chapters. The Kindle edition contains all 116 chapters.

Beginning with the basics, this book provides an outline of the steps necessary to set up an iOS development environment. An introduction to the architecture of iOS 11 and programming in Swift 4 is provided, followed by an in-depth look at the design of iOS applications and user interfaces.

Additional features of iOS development using Xcode are also covered, including Swift playgrounds, universal user interface design using size classes, app extensions, Interface Builder Live Views, embedded frameworks, collection and stack layouts and CloudKit data storage. The key new features of iOS 11 and Xcode 9 are also covered in detail, including Swift 4, drag and drop integration and the document browser.

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Kotlin / Android Studio 3.0 Essentials

$19.99 (eBook)/$39.99 (Print)

Fully updated for Android Studio 3.0 and Android 8, the goal of this book is to teach the skills necessary to develop Android based applications using the Android Studio Integrated Development Environment (IDE), the Android 8 Software Development Kit (SDK) and the Kotlin programming language.

Beginning with the basics, this book provides an outline of the steps necessary to set up an Android development and testing environment followed by an introduction to programming in Kotlin including data types, flow control, functions, lambdas and object-oriented programming.

An overview of Android Studio is included covering areas such as tool windows, the code editor and the Layout Editor tool. An introduction to the architecture of Android is followed by an in-depth look at the design of Android applications and user interfaces using the Android Studio environment. More advanced topics such as database management, content providers and intents are also covered, as are touch screen handling, gesture recognition, camera access and the playback and recording of both video and audio. This edition of the book also covers printing, transitions and cloud-based file storage.

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Android Studio 3.0 Essentials - Android 8

$24.99 (eBook)/$39.99 (Print)

Fully updated for Android Studio 3.0 and Android 8, the goal of this book is to teach the skills necessary to develop Android based applications using the Android Studio Integrated Development Environment (IDE), the Android 8 Software Development Kit (SDK) and the Java programming language.

Beginning with the basics, this book provides an outline of the steps necessary to set up an Android development and testing environment. An overview of An droid Studio is included covering areas such as tool windows, the code editor and the Layout Editor tool. An introduction to the architecture of Android is followed by an in-depth look at the design of Android applications and user interfaces using the Android Studio environment. More advanced topics such as database management, content providers and intents are also covered, as are touch screen handling, gesture recognition, camera access and the playback and recording of both video and audio. This edition of the book also covers printing, transitions and cloud-based file storage.

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Objective-C 2.0 Essentials - Third Edition

$12.99 (eBook)/$16.99 (Print)

Now updated for the new "Modern Objective-C" features introduced with the iOS 6 SDK, the goal of this book is to teach the skills necessary to program in Objective-C using a style that is easy to follow, rich in examples and accessible to those who have never used Objective-C before. Topics covered include the fundamentals of Objective-C such as variables, looping and flow control. Also included are details of object oriented programming, working with files and memory and the Objective-C Foundation framework.

Regardless of whether you are developing for Mac OS X or the iPhone, this book covers everything you need to know about the Objective-C language. Tell me more...




Ruby Essentials

$8.99

Ruby Essentials provides a concise and easy to follow guide to learning Ruby. Everything from installing Ruby and the basics of the language through to topics such as arrays, file handling and object-oriented programming are covered, all combined with easy to understand code examples which serve to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Tell me more...






C# Essentials

$9.99

The C# Essentials eBook contains 28 chapters of detailed information designed to provide everything necessary to gain proficiency as a C# programmer. On completing C# Essentials it is intended that the reader will have a firm knowledge foundation on which to begin developing complex C# based applications. Tell me more...







Visual Basic 2010 Essentials

$9.99

Visual Basic 2010 Essentials is intended to be of use to both novices looking to learn Visual Basic 2010, and to those proficient in other languages that plan to cross-train. The Visual Basic language, combined with the Visual Studio, provides a uniquely powerful, yet easy to learn development environment allowing even the absolute beginner to rapidly create and deploy Windows applications. Tell me more...






PHP Essentials

$8.99

The purpose of this book is bring the power and ease of use of PHP to anyone with a desire to learn PHP, and in doing so, join the tens of thousands of web developers who have already discovered the flexibility and productivity that comes with using PHP.

The book is intended to cover all aspects of PHP. Tell me more...






JavaScript Essentials

$8.99

The purpose of this ebook is to teach the essentials of JavaScript so that anyone with a web site can use this powerful scripting language quickly and effectively. It provides detailed and in depth knowledge of all aspects of JavaScript from language basics through to advanced topics in 23 detailed chapters. This book is designed to provide a detailed and comprehensive, yet easy to follow, guide to developing powerful, dynamic web pages using JavaScript. Each subject area is accompanied by clear and concise examples putting theory into practice. Tell me more...





Windows PowerShell Essentials

$8.99

Windows PowerShell Essentials provides everything necessary to get up to speed on this powerful and flexible shell scripting language for Microsoft Windows. This eBook covers the basics of the PowerShell language syntax, cmdlet overviews, integration with .NET and COM, development of graphical user interfaces using WinForms, graphics drawing with GDI+, PowerShell script security, file and file system handling and much more. Tell me more...





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