iPad iOS 5 Development Essentials eBook


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This iOS 5 edition of iPad Development Essentials contains 58 chapters of in-depth information on the development of apps for the iPad fully updated for use with the iOS 5 SDK.

The aim of this book is to teach you the skills necessary to build your own apps for the iPad. Beginning with the basics, this book provides an overview of the iPad hardware and the architecture of iOS 5. An introduction to programming in Objective-C is provided followed by an in-depth look at the design of iPad applications and user interfaces. More advanced topics such as file handling, database management, graphics drawing and animation are also covered, as are touch screen handling, gesture recognition, multitasking, iAds integration, location management, local notifications, maps, split views, camera access and video playback support.

New iOS 5 specific features are also covered in detail including page view controller implementation, the UIDocument class, iCloud based storage, Storyboard user interface design, automatic reference counting, Twitter integration and image filtering with Core Image.

iPad iOS 5 Development Essentials takes a modular approach to the subject of iPad application development with each chapter covering a self contained topic area. This makes the book both an easy to follow learning aid and an excellent reference resource.

This purchase includes the eBook in both PDF and ePub formats.

Product Details

Page Count: 441
Page Size: 8.50 x 11.00
Language: English
Format: PDF and ePub
Price: $12.99
ISBN: coming soon

eBook Contents

  • History of iOS
  • The Anatomy of an iPad 2
  • iOS 5 Architecture and SDK Frameworks
  • Joining the Apple iOS Developer Program
  • Installing Xcode 4 and the iOS 5 SDK
  • Creating a Simple iPad iOS 5 App
  • Testing iOS 5 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 iPhone iOS 5 Application Development Architecture
  • Creating an Interactive iOS 5 iPad App
  • Writing iOS 5 Code to Hide the iPad Keyboard
  • Understanding iPad iOS 5 Views, Windows and the View Hierarchy
  • iOS 5 iPhone Rotation, View Resizing and Layout Handling
  • Creating an iOS 5 iPhone Multiview Application using the Tab Bar
  • Creating a Simple iOS 5 iPad Table View Application
  • Creating a Navigation based iOS 5 iPad Application using TableViews
  • An iPad iOS 5 Split View and Popover Example
  • Using Xcode Storyboarding with iOS 5
  • Implementing a Page based iOS 5 iPad Application using UIPageViewController
  • An Example iOS 5 iPad UIPageViewController Application
  • Using the UIPickerView and UIDatePicker Components in iOS 5 iPad Applications
  • An iOS 5 iPad UIPickerView Example
  • Working with Directories on iOS 5
  • Working with iPad Files on iOS 5
  • iOS 5 iPad Directory Handling and File I/O - A Worked Example
  • Preparing an iOS 5 App to use iCloud Storage
  • Managing Files using the iOS 5 UIDocument Class
  • Using iCloud Storage in an iOS 5 iPad Application
  • Synchronizing iPad iOS 5 Key-Value Data using iCloud
  • iOS 5 iPad Data Persistence using Archiving
  • iOS 5 iPad Database Implementation using SQLite
  • An Example SQLite based iOS 5 iPad Application
  • Working with iOS 5 iPad Databases using Core Data
  • An iOS 5 iPad Core Data Tutorial
  • An Overview of iOS 5 iPad Multitouch, Taps and Gestures
  • An Example iOS 5 iPad Touch, Multitouch and Tap Application
  • Detecting iOS 5 iPad Touch Screen Gesture Motions
  • Identifying iPad Gestures using iOS 5 Gesture Recognizers
  • An iPad iOS 5 Gesture Recognition Tutorial
  • Drawing iOS 5 iPad 2D Graphics with Quartz
  • An iOS 5 iPad Graphics Tutorial using Quartz 2D and Core Image
  • Basic iOS 5 iPad Animation using Core Animation
  • Integrating iAds into an iOS 5 iPad App
  • An Overview of iOS 5 iPad Multitasking
  • Scheduling iOS 5 iPad Local Notifications
  • Getting iPad Location Information using the iOS 5 Core Location Framework
  • An Example iOS 5 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 5 iPad Camera Application
  • Video Playback from within an iOS 5 iPad Application
  • Playing Audio on an iPad using AVAudioPlayer
  • Recording Audio on an iPad with AVAudioRecorder
  • Integrating Twitter into iPad iOS 5 Applications
  • An Example iPad iOS 5 TWTeetComposeViewController Twitter Application
  • Preparing and Submitting an Application to the App Store

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