Beginning Android 4 Application Development

Author: Wei-Meng Lee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118228241
Release Date: 2012-02-03
Genre: Computers

Understand Android OS for both smartphone and tablet programming This fast-paced introduction to the newest release of Android OS gives aspiring mobile app developers what they need to know to program for today's hottest Android smartphones and tablets. Android 4 OS is, for the first time, a single solution for both smartphones and tablets, so if you master the information in this helpful guide, you'll be well on your way to successful development for both devices. From using activities and intents and creating rich user interfaces to working with SMS, messaging APIs, and the Android SDK, what you need is here. Provides clear instructions backed by real-world programming examples Begins with the basics and covers everything Android 4 developers need to know for both smartphones and tablets Explains how to customize activities and intents, create rich user interfaces, and manage data Helps you work with SMS and messaging APIs, the Android SDK, and using location-based services Details how to package and publish your applications to the Android Market Beginning Android 4 Application Development pares down the most essential steps you need to know so you can start creating Android applications today.

Beginning iPhone 4 Development

Author: David Mark
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430230243
Release Date: 2011-01-28
Genre: Computers

Beginning iPhone 4 Development is here! The authors of the bestselling Beginning iPhone 3 Development are back, with the same excellent material completely updated for iOS 4 and written from the ground up using the latest version of Apple's Xcode 3. All source code has been updated to use the latest Xcode templates and current APIs, and all-new screenshots show Xcode 3 in action. Beginning iPhone 4 Development is a complete course in iOS 4 apps development. You’ll master techniques that work on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. We start with the basics, showing you how to download and install the tools you'll need, and how to create your first simple application. Next you’ll learn to integrate all the interface elements iOS users have come to know and love, such as buttons, switches, pickers, toolbars, and sliders. You’ll master a variety of design patterns, from the simplest single view to complex hierarchical drill-downs. The confusing art of table building will be demystified, and you’ll learn techniques to save and retrieve your data using SQLite, iPhone’s built-in database management system and Core Data, the standard for persistence that Apple brought to iOS with the release of SDK 3. And there’s much more! You’ll learn to draw using Quartz 2D and OpenGL ES, add multitouch gestural support (pinches and swipes) to your applications, and work with the camera, photo library, accelerometer, and built-in GPS. You’ll discover the fine points of application preferences and learn how to localize your apps for multiple languages. You'll also learn how to use the new concurrency APIs included in iOS 4, and make robust multithreaded applications using Grand Central Dispatch. The iPhone 4 update to the best-selling and most recommended book for Cocoa touch developers Written in an accessible, easy-to-follow style Full of useful tips and techniques to help you become an iOS pro NOTE: For iPhone 4S or iOS 5 apps development, please instead check out the next edition of this book, Beginning iOS 5 Development - now available. What you’ll learn Everything you need to know to develop your own best-selling iPhone and iPad apps Best practices for optimizing your code and delivering great user experiences How to create “universal” apps for both iPhone and iPad Who this book is for Anyone who wants to start developing for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. You can discover more about this book, download source code, and find support forums at the book's companion site, at www.iphonedevbook.com. Table of Contents Welcome to the Jungle Appeasing the Tiki Gods Handling Basic Interaction More User Interface Fun Autorotation and Autosizing Multiview Applications Tab Bars and Pickers Introduction to Table Views Navigation Controllers and Table Views iPad Considerations Application Settings and User Defaults Basic Data Persistence Grand Central Dispatch, Background Processing, and You Drawing with Quartz and OpenGL Taps, Touches, and Gestures Where Am I? Finding Your Way with Core Location Whee! Gyro and Accelerometer! iPhone Camera and Photo Library Application Localization Where to Next?

Beginning Android Application Development

Author: Wei-Meng Lee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118087801
Release Date: 2011-03-10
Genre: Computers

Create must-have applications for the latest Android OS The Android OS is a popular and flexible platform for many oftoday's most in-demand mobile devices. This full-color guide offersyou a hands-on introduction to creating Android applications forthe latest mobile devices. Veteran author Wei Meng Lee accompanieseach lesson with real-world examples to drive home the content hecovers. Beginning with an overview of core Android features andtools, he moves at a steady pace while teaching everything you needto know to successfully develop your own Android applications. Explains what an activity is and reviews its lifecycle Zeroes in on customizing activities by applying styles andthemes Looks at the components of a screen, including LinearLayout,AbsoluteLayout, and RelativeLayout, among others Details ways to adapt to different screen sizes and adjustdisplay orientation Reviews the variety of views such as TextView, ProgressBar,TimePicker, and more Beginning Android Application Development pares down themost essential steps you need to know so you can start creatingAndroid applications today.

Beginning iOS Media App Development

Author: Ahmed Bakir
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430250845
Release Date: 2014-11-29
Genre: Computers

Beginning iOS Media App Development is a ground-breaking tutorial that explores the near limitless, programmable audio-visual capabilities of the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch using real-world examples and thorough explanations of the code. This book includes detailed step-by-step instructions and important background information from experienced media and utility app developer, Ahmed Bakir. You'll learn about content creation, playback, and advanced topics, including AirPlay, AVKit, and Swift. Each chapter is framed with a project that illustrates the concepts being discussed and pulls in lessons from other popular apps. You'll even learn about the latest iOS 8 and Xcode 6 media features. After reading this book, you should be able to build your first rich media app or utility app that utilizes multimedia for the App Store. And if you're a game developer, this book will provide you with tools to help make your game app look even better by integrating native iOS features.

Beginning IOS 12 Swift App Development Develop IOS Apps with Xcode 10 Swift 4 Core ML 2 Arkit 2 and More

Author: Greg Lim
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 179699796X
Release Date: 2019-02-17
Genre: Computers

In this book, we take you on a fun, hands-on and pragmatic journey to learning iOS12 application development using Swift. You'll start building your first iOS app within minutes. Every section is written in a bite-sized manner and straight to the point as I don't want to waste your time (and most certainly mine) on the content you don't need. In the end, you will have the skills to create an app and submit it to the app store. In the course of this book, we will cover: Chapter 1 - Working with Xcode and Swift to build a BMI calculator app. Chapter 2 - Build a Quotes app using Table View Chapter 3 - Create a To Do List app where we create, read, update and delete to-do items Chapter 4 - Implement data persistency to our To Do List app using Core Data Chapter 5 - Improve our To Do List app by adding images and implementing swipe deletion Chapter 6 - Build a cryptocurrency price tracker app which retrieves prices via an API Chapter 7 - Build a image detection app using machine learning with Core ML 2 and Create ML Chapter 8 - Create an Augmented Reality app with ARKit Chapter 9 - Publish our app on to the App store The goal of this book is to teach you iOS development in a manageable way without overwhelming you. We focus only on the essentials and cover the material in a hands-on practice manner for you to code along. About the Reader No previous knowledge on iOS development required, but you should have basic programming knowledge. About the Author Greg Lim is a technologist and author of several programming books. Greg has many years in teaching programming in tertiary institutions and he places special emphasis on learning by doing.

Beginning iPad Development for iPhone Developers

Author: Jack Nutting
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430230212
Release Date: 2010-08-11
Genre: Computers

It’s in magazines and newspapers, it’s on television and radio, it’s on buses and billboards and pretty much everywhere you look. The iPad is the touchscreen tablet from Apple, representing the next generation of mobile computing. Packed with dozens of new features, the iOS 3.2 SDK enables you to build sophisticated, desktop-quality apps for this exciting new platform. Every iPhone and iPod touch app developer looking to take the next step and move into the iPad arena will want to read this book from cover to cover. Beginning iPad Development for iPhone Developers: Mastering the iPad SDK has all the answers, and you’ll find them presented with the same easy-to-follow style and thorough coverage you've come to expect from titles like Beginning iPhone 3 Development—everything an aspiring iPad developer needs to know to create great apps. Best-selling authors Jack Nutting, Dave Wooldridge, and Dave Mark show iPhone developers how to master all of the iPad-exclusive frameworks and features, which are explained, demonstrated in action, and put through their paces in this comprehensive programming guide. You'll get a detailed understanding of the new feature set and gain every possible advantage in the iTunes App Store. What you’ll learn How to design app interfaces optimized for the iPad by taking advantage of new UIKit features such as Popovers, Split View Controllers, and new Modal Views. How to utilize new graphics functionality, Core Text, Document Sharing, and advanced input methods to build powerful productivity solutions. How to embrace the iPad's superior media capabilities with its new video and display options. How to convert an existing iPhone project into a stand-alone iPad app or a Universal app for both iPhone and iPad users. Who this book is for This book is for all iPhone app developers who want to leverage their skills to create professional apps for the iPad. It includes extensive example projects and the complete source code for Dudel, a full-fledged drawing app for the iPad. Developing iOS 4 Apps? Since many of the new features in iOS 3.2 are also present in iOS 4, this is one of the first books available in print that extensively covers several of the new APIs that iPhone developers are also eager to learn for creating iOS 4-optimized apps. Table of Contents Welcome to the Paradigm Shift Getting Started with iPad Development Exploring the iPhone SDK's New iPad Features New Graphics Functionality Using Core Text Popovers Video and Display Split Views and Modal Modes New Input Methods Working with Documents From iPhone to iPad Additional Resources for iPad Development

Beginning iOS Application Development with HTML and JavaScript

Author: Richard Wagner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118237519
Release Date: 2012-01-05
Genre: Computers

This book covers the various aspects of developing web-based applications for iOS. Over the past four years, the iPhone and iPad have been amazingly successful. Because of this success, application developers are entering a world of sophisticated, multifunctional mobile applications. Now mobile web-based applications can bring together web apps, native apps, multimedia video and audio, and the mobile device itself. By using this book you will learn how to create a mobile application from beginning to end, utilizing open source frameworks to speed up development times, emulate the look and feel of built-in Apple applications, capture finger touch interactions, and optimize applications for Wi-Fi and wireless networks. The book introduces you to the web application platform for iOS. It also guides you through the process of building new applications from scratch as well as migrating existing web applications to this new mobile platform. By doing this, the book helps readers design a user interface that is optimized for iOS touch-screen displays and integrate their applications with iPhone services, including Phone, Mail, Google Maps, and GPS. This book is aimed at beginning and intermediate web developers who want to learn how to build new applications for iOS or migrate existing web apps to this platform. In general, you will find it helpful if you have a working knowledge of these technologies: HTML/XHTML CSS JavaScript Ajax

Beginning iOS 6 Games Development

Author: Lucas Jordan
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430244233
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Genre: Computers

Game apps on iPhone and now The New iPad remain one of the most popular type of apps in the Apple iTunes App Store. Does Angry Birds ring a bell? Now, you can learn to build game apps for the iPhone 5 and The New iPad using the new iOS 6 SDK. Beginning iOS 6 Games Development provides a clear path for you to learn and create iPhone and iPad game apps using the iOS 6 SDK platform. You'll learn how to use the core classes to create rich and dynamic games apps, including graphics, animations, and sound. The latest version of Xcode 4.5 will be used in parts of the book to guide you along the way of building your iPhone or iPad game apps. Other topics include iOS 6 game apps development with the newest iOS Game Center update, persisting user data, and designing a compelling user experience. After reading this book, you'll come away with the skills and techniques for building a game app, top to bottom, that could perhaps even be sold on the Apple iTunes App Store. *** NOTE: This book is an update of Beginning iOS 5 Games Development (ISBN-13: 978-1430237105) and Beginning iPhone Games Development (ISBN-10: 1430225998).

Beginning iOS Programming For Dummies

Author: Rajiv Ramnath
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118799314
Release Date: 2014-04-03
Genre: Computers

The ultimate beginner's guide to programming in the iOS environment The Apple App Store is a gold mine for developers, but with more apps for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch being added every day, it?s essential to have a solid programming foundation to create the best apps possible. If you're eager to learn the ins and outs of iOS programming, this is your book. It teaches object-oriented programming within the iOS framework from the ground up, preparing you to create the next super iPhone or iPad app. Get a handle on the iOS framework, object-oriented best practices, and the Xcode programming environment, then discover how to create simple interfaces, use libraries, create and extend objects, and more. Whether you're just starting out in programming or only new to iOS, For Dummies is the perfect beginning. Focuses on teaching object-oriented programming within the iOS framework and includes best practices for building apps that are easy to debug, evolve, and maintain Uses simple examples to demonstrate object-oriented programming output in the iPhone environment while teaching real-world programming concepts and applications Provides a thorough understanding of the framework and object-oriented principles to help beginning programmers make optimum use of iOS Covers working with the Xcode environment and storyboards; creating simple interfaces; using libraries, functions, structures, arrays, and pointers; and creating and extending objects Beginning iOS Programming For Dummies is your straightforward guide to getting started with iOS programming.

Beginning Flutter

Author: Marco L. Napoli
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119550822
Release Date: 2019-10-08
Genre: Computers

Build your first app in Flutter—no experience necessary! Beginning Flutter: A Hands-On Guide to App Development is the essential resource for both experienced and novice developers interested in getting started with Flutter—the powerful new mobile software development kit. With Flutter, you can quickly and easily develop beautiful, powerful apps for both Android and iOS, without the need to learn multiple programming languages or juggle more than one code base. This book walks you through the process step by step. In Flutter, you’ll be working with Dart, the programming language of choice for top app developers. Even if you’re just starting out in your development career, you can learn Dart quickly, eliminating the barrier to entry for building apps. This is a more efficient way to develop and maintain cross-platform mobile apps, and this book makes the process even easier with a teach-by-example approach. Focus on providing quality content by eliminating the need to switch between multiple coding languages Learn the ins and outs of Flutter, including all the frameworks, widgets, and tools available to developers Accelerate your app development pace, keeping all the code for your cross-platform app in a single code base Leapfrog barriers to entry to the mobile software market, creating your first app with no experience necessary The Flutter community is growing rapidly and transforming the way Android and iOS apps get made. Beginning Flutter allows you to get on board with the latest app development technology, giving your mobile development career a big head start.

Beginning IOS Programming

Author: Nick Harris
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118841471
Release Date: 2014-02-24
Genre: Computers

Each book aims to teach an important technology or programming language and is designed to take a person from being a novice to a professional by including the most essential information and explaining step by step how to put together real-world projects.

IOS App Development for Teens by Teens

Author: Chip Beck
Publisher: Ch1pa Books
ISBN: 0991625609
Release Date: 2014-03-22
Genre:

A technical book teaching teens how to develop iOS apps from scratch without any technical knowledge necessary. Using real world examples, you'll learn all of the basics of iOS app development as written by a teen.