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Publisher Description

Learn to build extraordinary apps for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

iOS is the hottest development platform around, and iOS 6 adds a new and deeper dimension to explore. This guide offers serious information for serious programmers who know the basics and are ready to dive into the advanced features of iOS. You'll learn to create killer apps for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, including how to maximize performance and make more money from your apps with in-app purchases. Topics covered include security, multitasking, running on multiple platforms, blocks and functional programming, advanced text layout, and much more.
App development for iPhones and iPads is a lucrative and exciting venture; books on this topic are steady bestsellers This advanced guide helps experienced developers take full advantage of the latest platform upgrade, iOS 6 Provides in-depth background on maximizing your apps with Apple's iPhone SDK 6.0, including the major new APIs and building applications for the new iPad Covers keeping control of multitasking, increasing income with in-app purchases, key value observing with Cocoa, running on multiple platforms, advanced text layout, building a Core foundation, and more
iOS 6 Programming: Pushing the Limits gives experienced mobile developers a wealth of knowledge for creating outstanding iPhone and iPad apps on the latest platform.

Professional & Technical
November 20
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Customer Reviews

CakeBytes ,

Great for intermediate to advanced developers!

This book is not for beginners. It assumes you already know how to develop iOS apps. It is for developers who want to take their understanding of Objective-C and Cocoa Touch to the next level, or for those who just want a solid introduction to the new things in iOS 6.

I really like the explanations this book provides. Rather than being a collection of recipes (not to knock the books that are -- Erica Sadun's books are top notch in that regard), this book gives more of an explanation of the how and why things work.

The book really solidified some parts of iOS development that weren't entirely clear to me before, and gave me a great kickstart into the new iOS 6 technologies! I'd recommend it to any app developer that already knows the basics and wants to further their knowledge of their craft!

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