Author: Jesse Feiler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-02-09
Swift is the future of Apple programming - the heir apparent to Objective-C, and that's good news! Designed from the ground up to be a simpler programming language, it's now easier than ever to get started creating apps for iPhone or iPad, or applications for Mac OS X! Trust Dummies to get you off to a strong start with Swift, whether you are an existing Objective-C programmer looking to port your code to Swift or even if you've never programmed for Apple in the past. Find out how to set up Xcode for a new Swift applications, use operators, objects, and data types; control program flow with conditional statement; and create new functions, statements, and declarations. Learn useful patterns in an object-oriented environment and take advantage of frameworks to speed your coding along. Find out how Swift does away with pointer variables and how to reference and dereference variables instead. Existing programmers will find out how to quickly port existing objective-c applications into Swift and get into the swing of the new language very ... swiftly. In the book, you'll find coverage of: -Moving existing Objective-C code to Swift -Operators -Collections and objects -Data types -Controlling data flow -Creating and using functions -Expressions -Statements -Patterns, generic parameters, and arguments -Initializing and deinitializing data -Closures -Classes -Methods -Memory management with automatic reference counting -Casting and nesting types -Using extensions and protocols
This amazing collection of sea creatures to crochet will enchant children and adults alike. Inside this fun, colorful book there are 15 aquatic friends from all over the world to choose from, each with a very distinct personality. The projects vary in level of complexity and there is a comprehensive and straightforward techniques section to help learn the necessary skills. Each project includes beautifully drawn crochet charts and detailed instructions. Along the way the reader will also learn some interesting and sometimes surprising facts about these fascinating creatures. Projects include: turtle, whale, shark, starfish and sea horse.
This gorgeous collection of wild animals to crochet will enchant children and adults alike. Inside this fun, colourful book there are 14 feral friends from all over the world to choose from, each with a very distinct personality. The projects vary in level of complexity and there is a comprehensive and straightforward techniques section to help you learn the necessary skills. Along the way you will also learn some interesting and surprising facts about these fascinating creatures.
Spread a little animal magic with these adorable animal hats. Adults and children alike will love this collection of eye-catching hats, including a graceful giraffe, a fabulous frog, a super sheep and a terrific tiger. Even on the coldest of days, your animal antics will raise smiles and spread some warmth and cheer. Why not knit up a whole menagerie of characters to suit every occasion and mood? At the back of the book the basic crochet techniques are clearly explained, including how to add a lining for extra coziness. Sizes are included for children and adults so all the family can have their own hat. Includes 15 clearly presented crochet patterns plus charts.
Bearspotting is a dangerous business Â? you ought to take it seriously, you know. So here's what you need to know for starters Â? black bears are dangerous and black, brown bears are dangerous and brown. Although sometimes black bears can be a little brown, and brown bears can be a little black. Are you following? You really need to focus here. If you do, this guide will tell you all you need to know when walking in BEAR COUNTRY. Don't leave home without it. Are you ready? Good! Let's go ... A Beginner's Guide to Bearspotting is the laugh-out-loud, essential guide for all would-be bearspotters. To be studied with due care and attention. Don't say we didn't warn you ...
"Ever wondered what Tunisian crochet is and how to get started? This fantastic workshop will help you on your way to mastering Tunisian crochet with step-by-step instructions, easy to follow stitch patterns and 12 stunning projects. This comprehensive guide has something for everyone - from complete beginners to those who have learned the basics but now want to expand their skills. Set out in a workshop format, graduating from the basics through to more advanced techniques with 16 lessons giving clear instructions and step-by-step photos as well as handy hints and tips along the way. This invaluable reference guide can be used by novices starting from the very beginning and working their way through each lesson, developing their skills and knowledge as they go. Or, for those who have already tried Tunisian crochet but are wanting to learn more, they can pick up from the Beyond the Basics section to learn many new stitches and stitch patterns, new techniques including shaping, joining, colourwork, working in the round and more. In addition to the ongoing swatch project added to throughout the lessons, the Projects section includes 12 beautiful, contemporary designs to hone your new skills, ranging from fashion accessories to decorative home wares."--Publisher's description.
Starting with a box of parts, the Nosy Fox, the Bear in a Blazer, the Blue Gnu, and other remarkable builders assemble the Robot, step by step. Each stage of the process has its own sound effect, and the growing list of sounds is repeated in every spread. Young children will happily Click, Clang, and Tappa Tappa along and relish the surprise ending of this winsome cumulative tale.
Inspired by ESA astronaut Tim Peake and his sons, and featuring an introduction from Tim, this is the perfect bedtime book! Two space-mad little boys get ready for bed and say goodnight to their toy rockets, launch pads and planet mobiles, before being whisked away into space on an adventure beyond their wildest dreams . . . Tim Peake is the first official British ESA astronaut. He left Earth on 15th December 2015 to begin a six month long mission aboard the International Space Station. His time in space has been watched by millions and he is inspiring a new generation of explorers, adventurers and questioners. Goodnight Spaceman is the sixth book in Michelle Robinson and Nick East's beloved series. Look out for Goodnight Digger, Goodnight Tractor, Goodnight Princess, Goodnight Pirate and Goodnight Santa too!
My name is Nugget. Chicken Nugget . . . It's not easy being the smallest chick in the family, but Nugget has had some good news: he's going to be a big brother! Little baby Benedict is still an egg at the moment and it's Nugget's job to look after him. What could possibly go wrong? Another cracking story from bestselling duo Michelle Robinson and Tom McLaughlin.
This book is your complete introduction to the art of hand printing. With 23 projects to make, you will be guided through a plethora of techniques that include relief-, screen- and mono-printing - all using tools and materials that are easy to source and use at home in your kitchen, bathroom or garden. A printing press is not required for any of the projects. Vanessa Mooncie's beautiful original designs will enable you to make your own printed greetings cards, crockery, cushions, silk scarves, jewellery, bag, even wallpaper, plus many more inspirational projects for fashion and home. With easy-to-use templates and beautiful step-by-step illustrations you can create that special, individual gift with handmade charm.
A collaboration between a traditionally trained physician and a medical intuitive, The Creation of Health illuminates the deep connection between emotional dysfunction and physical illness. It describes the role that emotional disturbances play in the most common diseases and ailments from the common cold to arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. After providing an introduction to intuitive medicine and its history, method of diagnosis, and relationship to traditional medicine, Myss and Shealy detail the deeper emotional and psychic reasons why illness develops in the body. Dr. Shealy offers a traditional account of a particular disease or ailment, while Dr. Myss sheds light on the deeper causes through her corresponding energy analysis. Confirming the link between illness and emotion, The Creation of Health puts forth a groundbreaking vision of holistic healing. From the Trade Paperback edition.
This sumptuous step-by-step guide unites traditional crochet skills with contemporary fashion styles and icons. Crocheted Accessories introduces crochet makers of all abilities to a new vista of exciting possibilities. The book aims to give beginners the confidence to tackle exciting projects, as well as inspire intermediate crochet makers to develop new skills and dexterity. Vanessa Mooncie takes the reader on a making journey, explaining the techniques needed to produce a wide range of vibrant and exhilarating pieces; from intricate bumble bee brooch pins and vintage-inspired tattoo emblem brooches to delicate flower posy corsages and charming heart-shaped rings. Each chapter includes a project that all levels of makers can accomplish, as well as history boxes explaining the development of crochet through the ages. Projects include: fantail dove brooch, daffodil headband, mod target cufflinks, love heart tattoo brooch, trinket charm bracelet and oak leaf necklace.