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Professional iPhone and iPad Application Development

Gene Backlin
ISBN: 978-0-470-87819-4
Paperback
600 pages
November 2010
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INTRODUCTION xxiii

CHAPTER 1: NAVIGATION 1

Navigation Stack 2

The Navigation Bar 2

A Simple Navigation Bar 3

The Toolbar 17

A Simple Toolbar 18

The Tab Bar 26

A Simple Tab Bar 26

Summary 51

CHAPTER 2: ALERTS, ACTION SHEETS, AND MODAL VIEWS 53

Alerts 53

A Simple AlertView for the iPhone-iPod Touch and iPad 54

Action Sheets 66

An Action Sheet for the iPhone-iPod Touch 67

An Action Sheet for the iPad 80

Modal Views 95

A Modal View for the iPhone and iPod Touch 95

A Modal View for the iPad 106

Summary 119

CHAPTER 3: CUSTOM TABLE VIEWS 121

Table Views 121

A Custom Table View Application 122

Summary 135

CHAPTER 4: THE SPLIT VIEW 137

The UISplitViewController Class 137

A Simple Split View Application 138

Summary 158

CHAPTER 5: TOUCH EVENTS 159

Touch Event Handling 159

A Simple Touch Handler 162

A Simple Gesture Recognizer 174

Summary 197

CHAPTER 6: NOTIFICATION PROCESSING 199

NSNotifications Concepts 200

A Local Named Notification 201

A Local Keyboard Notification 211

Summary 225

CHAPTER 7: NETWORKING CONCEPTS 227

Communication over a Network 228

A Simple Network Browser 230

Peer-to-Peer Device Communications 244

Summary 262

CHAPTER 8: MULTIMEDIA 263

Frameworks for Audio 263

Frameworks for Video 265

Playing Audio from the iPod Library 265

An Application That Plays Video from the iPod Library 291

Summary 312

CHAPTER 9: APPLICATION PREFERENCES 313

Application Configuration 313

Setting Simple Preferences 315

Creating a Child Pane Preference Hierarchy 325

Summary 338

CHAPTER 10: DATA STORAGE 339

Property Lists 339

Core Data 341

The Common Premise for Data Storage 343

Summary 394

CHAPTER 11: THE PASTEBOARD 395

Pasteboard Concepts 396

Cutting and Pasting Text 398

Cutting and Pasting Images 407

Creating Custom Menus for the iPad 416

Summary 427

CHAPTER 12: UNIT TESTING 429

Setting Up the Environment 429

A Simple Unit Test 430

Unit Test Creation Steps: A Simple Unit Test 446

Summary 452

CHAPTER 13: PERFORMANCE TUNING AND OPTIMIZATION 453

Profiling 454

A Simple Memory Leak Test 455

Summary 468

CHAPTER 14: INTEGRATING IADS 469

Joining the iAd Network 469

Preparing Your Application to Use the iAd Network 470

A Simple Application Using iAds 471

Summary 479

CHAPTER 15: MULTITASKING 481

Multitasking Services 481

An Application That Multitasks Audio 483

Summary 503

APPENDIX A: YOUR INITIAL APP — FIRST STEPS 505

Xcode Project Builder 505

Interface Builder 512

Summary 514

APPENDIX B: IPHONE DEVELOPER CENTER 515

Resources for the iOS 4 SDK 515

iPhone Developer Program 518

iTunes Connect 520

News & Announcements 520

Summary 520

APPENDIX C: COCOA TOUCH STATIC LIBRARIES 521

Xcode Project Template 521

An Xcode Application Project 527

Summary 542

APPENDIX D: APPLE DEVELOPER RESOURCES 543

iPhone Developer Program 543

iTunes App Store 544

Application Distribution Procedures 545

iTunes Connect Developer Guide 545

INDEX 547

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