Description - iPhone in Action by Christopher Allen
HIGHLIGHT iPhone in Action is a complete and authoritative introduction to programming for the iPhone, and the first book to cover the new and widely anticipated iPhone SDK. Coauthored by a leader of the iPhone development community, this book puts iPhone web development and iPhone SDK development together into a comprehensive introductory package. DESCRIPTION iPhone in Action is a complete introduction to programming for the iPhone, and the first book to cover the new iPhone SDK. Coauthored by one of the leaders of the iPhone development community, this book shows readers how to do web development and use the new iPhone SDK. This book takes current web developers, shows them how to develop web pages specifically for the iPhone, and then bootstraps them up to SDK programming. It also shows programmers comfortable with structured languages how to program specifically with the SDK. This introductory book to iPhone development lets developers who are new to the iPhone technology dive right in and start creating applications. The first half of the book covers web programming.
Readers learn how to adapt existing web pages to the iPhone using unique metatags and events, as well as all the ins and outs of how to create new web applications just for the iPhone. The second half covers native iPhone programming using the brand new iPhone SDK. Readers will learn to use the tools which Apple provides to program, debug, and test iPhone applications. This book also covers the major aspects of the SDK, including UI creation, graphics, and the interfaces that Apple provides to access other iPhone apps. An iPhone user is as likely to be flicking...Proficiency with C, Cocoa, or Objective-C is helpful but not required. KEY SELLING POINTS Creating web apps optimized for the iPhone using Canvas, WebKit, and iUI Learning about the new iPhone native SDK Programming with Cocoa Touch's UIKit Building apps that delve into the iPhone's toolbox Blending web & iPhone SDK development
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(236mm x 188mm x 24mm)
Publisher: Manning Publications
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Author Biography - Christopher Allen
Christopher Allen hosts iphonewebdev.com, the largest iPhone web dev community, and is a founder and organizer of the iPhoneDevCamp conference. A longtime technologist, Chris was one of the authors of TLS, the next-generation SSL protocol. Shannon Appelcline is a widely published writer and technologist, who has written everything from game programming articles to comic books.