||iOS 7 Game Development|
Sprite Kit, a new framework introduced in iOS7, has been designed as a built-in animation workflow for keyframing 2D animation without the need of engines such as Unity to serve as an intermediate. Sprite Kit enables the easy and fast development cycle, leaving more time to work on gameplay and polish, and less on tedious tasks.
This book offers a practical approach to game development with the Sprite Kit framework of iOS7 platform, by creating an endless runner game. You will gain a full understanding of the new Apple framework along with tips and tricks to interact with the game either by detecting taps, using sophisticated gesture recognizers, and moving sprites by dragging.
||iOS and OS X Network Programming Cookbook|
Darwin, which forms the core set of components for OS X and iOS is compatible with the Single UNIX Specification Version 3 and POSIX UNIX. Therefore OS X and iOS are UNIX operating systems. While there are numerous books and articles written to teach network development in a UNIX environment there is surprisingly little dedicated to teaching network development specifically in an Apple environment. In this book we will be covering the standard UNIX networking stack with BSD Sockets as well as Apple's frameworks like CFNetworking and Bonjour.
iOS and OS X Network Programming Cookbook is an enthralling code-focused book on developing client and server applications for the iOS and OS X environments. You will learn how to integrate a number of Unix (BSD Sockets), Apple specific (CFNetworking, NSMutableURLRequest, Bonjour) and third party APIs (AFNetworking, MKNetworking) with your own apps.
||Application Development with Parse using iOS SDK|
Parse using iOS SDK is a new technology, and is the first of its kind in the field of mobile application development. It provides you the cloud where you can keep your data, host your code, and even your website without any hassle. It provides SDK so that you can access your data through your mobile and web applications.
This practical, hands- on guide will help you to instantly get started with Parse iOS. It is packed with step-by-step exercises, which will help you to take advantage of the real power of the Parse iOS cloud backend service, and provides you with an example- based approach to help you build applications using Parse iOS.
||Learn iOS 7 App Development|
Learn iOS App Development is both a rapid tutorial and a useful reference. You'll quickly get up to speed with Objective-C, Cocoa Touch, and the iOS 7 SDK. It's an all-in-one getting started guide to building your first iPhone or iPad app. You'll learn best practices that ensure your code will be efficient and perform well, earning positive reviews on the iTunes App Store, and driving better search results and more revenue.
The iOS 7 SDK offers powerful new features, and this book is the fastest path to mastering them - and the rest of the iOS SDK - for programmers with some experience who are new to iPhone and iPad app development. Many books introduce the iOS SDK, but few explain how to develop apps optimally and soundly.
||Programming iOS 7, 4th Edition|
If you're grounded in the basics of Objective-C and Xcode, this practical guide takes you through the components you need for building your own iOS apps. With examples from real apps and programming situations, you'll learn how to create views, manipulate view controllers, and use iOS frameworks for adding features such as audio and video.
New iOS 7 topics covered include asset catalogs, snapshots, template images, keyframe and spring view animation, motion effects, tint color, fullscreen views and bar underlapping, background downloading and app refresh, Text Kit, Dynamic Type, speech synthesis, and many others. Example projects are available on GitHub.
||Hello! iOS Development|
To create a successful iPhone or iPad app you need a great idea, serious commitment, and some programming know-how. If you supply the idea and the commitment, this entertaining and easy-to-read book will help you pick up the coding skills you need to bring your app to life.
Hello! iOS Development is a tutorial designed for new iOS developers. It builds on your existing programming knowledge to create apps for the iPhone and iPad using the Objective-C language and Apple's free Xcode tools. Characters from the User Friendly cartoon series guide you as you write your first apps and add them to the AppStore.
||iOS 7 Programming Fundamentals|
If you're getting started with iOS development, or want a firmer grasp of the basics, this practical guide provides a clear view of its fundamental building blocks—Objective-C, Xcode, and Cocoa Touch. You'll learn object-oriented concepts, understand how to use Apple's development tools, and discover how Cocoa provides the underlying functionality iOS apps need to have. Dozens of example projects are available at GitHub.
Once you master the fundamentals, you'll be ready to tackle the details of iOS app development with author Matt Neuburg's companion guide.
||iOS 7 Programming Cookbook|
Overcome the vexing issues you're likely to face when creating apps for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. With new and thoroughly revised recipes in this updated cookbook, you'll quickly learn the steps necessary to work with the iOS 7 SDK, including solutions for bringing real-world physics and movement to your apps with UIKit Dynamics APIs.
You'll learn hundreds of techniques for storing and protecting data, sending and receiving notifications, enhancing and animating graphics, managing files and folders, and many other options. Each recipe includes sample code you can use right away.
||Xcode 4 Cookbook|
The release of iOS 6 comes packed with over 1,500 new APIs and 200 new features. Xcode 4 Cookbook will teach youhow to integrate iCloud storage and how to go about using the Facebook and OpenGraphi APIs, as well as providing you with practical step-by-step recipes covering User Interfaces, data management, multimedia, localisation services and maps, right through to application deployment to the Apple App Store. You will soon be mastering the technology and the skills needed to create some amazing applications.
Xcode 4 Cookbook will help you learn how to build some powerful applications using iOS 6 and the various frameworks. You will soon master how to incorporate iCloud, Facebook, and the OpenGraph APIs and apply various image filters and transitions using Core Image integration within your applications.
||HTML5 iPhone Web Application Development|
Create compelling web applications specifically tailored for distribution on iOS Safari. Work through real world examples with references, and in-depth discussions on the approach; including its benefits and drawbacks.
Start with reviewing current industry standards for frontend development, and end with creating a native application using the same codebase.
||PowerShell 3.0 Advanced Administration Handbook|
Technology's growing rhythm is running faster than before, and business needs are getting more complex every day. So, it is time to learn something new to help conquer the challenge. With PowerShell in your toolbox, you can easily perform many tasks with less time, effort, and cost. PowerShell is a helpful scripting technology that enables the automation of system management tasks and the creation of system management tools.
PowerShell 3.0 Advanced Administration Handbook comes with a set of real-world scenarios and detailed scripts that will help you get started with PowerShell, learn what PowerShell is, how to write the syntax, and build your scripts, and how to use and integrate PowerShell with different technologies, products, and tools.