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Beginning iOS 7 Development: Exploring the iOS SDK

The team that brought you the bestselling Beginning iPhone Development is back again for Beginning iOS 7 Development, bringing this definitive guide up-to-date with Apple’s latest and greatest iOS 7 SDK, as well as with the latest version of Xcode.

There’s coverage of brand-new technologies, including a new chapter on Apple’s Sprite Kit framework for game development, as well as significant updates to existing material. You’ll have everything you need to create your very own apps for the latest iOS devices. Every single sample app in the book has been rebuilt from scratch using latest Xcode and the latest 64-bit iOS 7-specific project templates, and designed to take advantage of the latest Xcode features.

Assuming only a minimal working knowledge of Objective-C, and written in a friendly, easy-to-follow style, Beginning iOS 7 Development offers a complete soup-to-nuts course in iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch programming. The book starts with the basics, walking through the process of downloading and installing Xcode and the iOS 7 SDK, and then guides you though the creation of your first simple application.

From there, you’ll learn how 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 how to save your data using the iPhone file system. You’ll also learn how to save and retrieve your data using a variety of persistence techniques, including Core Data and SQLite. And there’s much more!

What you’ll learn

  • Everything you need to know to develop your own bestselling iPhone and iPad apps
  • Best practices for optimizing your code and delivering great user experiences
  • What data persistence is, and why it’s important
  • Get started with building cool, crisp user interfaces
  • How to display data in Table Views
  • How to draw to the screen using Core Graphics
  • How to use iOS sensor capabilities to map your world
  • How to get your app to work with iCloud and more

    Who this book is for

    This book is for aspiring iPhone app developers, new to the iOS SDK. Some prior experience with Objective-C is recommended but not required.

    Table of Contents

    1. Welcome to the Jungle

    2. Appeasing the Tiki Gods

    3. Handling Basic Interaction

    4. More User Interface Fun

    5. Autorotation and Autosizing

    6. Multiview Applications

    7. Tab Bars and Pickers

    8. Introduction to Table Views

    9. Navigation Controllers and Table Views

    10. Collection Views

    11. iPad Considerations

    12. Application Settings and User Defaults

    13. Basic Data Persistence

    14. Hey! You! Get onto iCloud!

    15. Grand Central Dispatch, Background Processing, and You

    16. Core Graphics: Drawing with Quartz

    17. Getting Started with Sprite Kit

    18. Taps, Touches, and Gestures

    19. Where Am I? Finding Your Way with Core Location and Map Kit

    20. Whee! Gyro and Accelerometer!

    21. The Camera and Photo Library

    22. Application Localization

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    • Low budget that meets all
    • Convert webs to native apps
    • Convert PDF to native apps

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    Caculator

    Product Features

    • - Very simple and beautiful.
    • - Support iOS7 theme.
    • - Support basic calculate in portrait mode.
    • - Support most part scientific computing in landscope.

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    Apple iPhone 5c 16GB (Blue) – Sprint

    The iPhone 5c puts all of the features of the iPhone 5 into a completely new design colorful unibody shell that feels great in your hand. It features 4G LTE data, high resolution 4-inch display, Siri voice assistant, AirPlay media streaming, 8-megapixel main camera plus 1.2MP HD front camera. This iPhone 5c is also equipped with 16 GB storage, WiFi, Bluetooth compatibility, multi-format music player, and quadband GSM and WCDMA modes for international use.

    Product Features

    • 4-inch Retina display
    • A6 chip
    • 8MP iSight camera and 1080p HD video recording
    • FaceTime HD camera
    • For use with Sprint Wireless only (Not GSM factory unlocked)

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    For iPhone 5S 24K 24Kt 24ct Limited Edition Gold/White Back Glass Engraved Words Metal Bezel Back Battery Housing Cover Case with Tools

    Hello, warmly welcome to visit our amazon store. For iPhone 5S midframe back cover housing, we have got many colors like white, black,space grey, champagne gold, gold, rose gold, red, light blue, sky blue, dark blue, green, purple, pink, hot pink, Any of these back covers is with logo and original writings! We can print some words on the back housing as well! We also can print the writings as u need! If u need you own design of the back housing, please contact me via aliespress trademanager or send message to us freely! thx very much again!

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    Product Features

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    HDE Leather Rotating Leather Folding Folio Case Cover & Stand for Apple iPad 2/3/4 Tablet (Purple Embossed)

    This 360-degree rotating leather iPad case combines style with a unique design, allowing the user a 360-degree rotating swivel to rotate and view both vertically and horizontally, and three stand positions for optimal viewing. The center swivel is open so the Apple logo is visible at all times. We have paid special attention to the openings in this case to allow for easy access for connectors, chargers, camera functions, and buttons. And have we mentioned the wide variety of styles we offer? Animal prints, polka dots, embossed flowers, crocodile skin, and classic plain leather; we have the case to match your unique personality. These are excellent products to protect your valuable device.

    Product Features

    • High-quality synthetic leather case compatible with the Apple iPad 2nd, 3rd, and 4th generation tablets
    • Stand rotates a full 360 degrees for portrait and landscape viewing | Prevents scratches, dust, and other damage to your iPad
    • Elastic strap holds case secure around iPad during transport | Size: 9.75 x 7.5 in (24.8 x 19.1 cm)
    • Package Contents: 1 x Folding Folio Case
    • HDE is a registered trademark and is the only authorized seller of HDE branded products

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    New Trent Airbender Mini 1.0 – Clamshell Wireless Bluetooth iPad Mini Keyboard case. Compatible: 1st & 2nd Gen iPad Mini (polycarbonate, matte case)

    Mini Laptop

    The Airbender Mini 1.0 is the most versatile case yet for your iPad Mini 1st and 2nd gen. Offering a true laptop like experience with its unique multi-versatile hinge. Just open and use it like a laptop or fold and rotate the iPad Mini over the keyboard and voila ~ tablet mode.

    Elegantly Beautiful

    With a smooth, matte black exterior and glossy black piano interior – the Mini 1.0 is the perfect match to the iPad Mini. Your iPad Mini will feel just at home, so go on take it out and show it off.

    Ultra Slim

    Keeping with the iPad Mini slim design the Mini 1.0 does not dissapoint. At 1.8 cm thick the Mini 1.0 is the slimmest full protection keyboard case. Let not forget that ingeniously packed into the case is a full QWERTY keyboard.So its true good thing come in small packages.

    Keyboard Specifications.

    Input: 5V@1A

    Bluetooth connection: Range of 33ft or 10m

    Dimensions: 7.9 x 6 x 0.7 inches

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    Product Features

    • Compatible with iPad Mini 1st and 2nd generations only.
    • Smooth, stylish, matte finish polycarbonate clamshell case.
    • Multi-versatile hinge for laptop and tablet positions.
    • Comes with built-in auto shut-off magnet for iPad Mini display.

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    Dell Inspiron i3531-1200BK 15.6-Inch Laptop

    The Inspiron 15 is the most economical member of the family, offering a great combination of portability and plenty of screen real estate along with a 10-key numeric keypad next to the keyboard.

    Features

    Designed for easy travel

    The Inspiron 15 starts at about 1″ thin, so it slips easily into a travel bag for when you’re on the move. Its textured lid and palm rest help you get a grip on things.

    Affordable performance

    Multitask on a budget
    With quick, efficient Intel Celeron processors and Windows 8.1 apps, Bing Smart Search and more, you can turn around tasks easily, whether you’re online or offline.
    Charge ahead
    Stay powered up long enough to skip the in-flight movie, polish your presentation or drift off to your favorite music with up to 6.25 hours of battery life.

    Add it up
    A 10-key numeric keypad makes managing spreadsheets and balancing budgets a breeze.

    Enhanced viewing

    Beautiful display:Get lost in this stunning 15.6″ HD WLED screen with 1366×768 resolution and the high-contrast provided by Truelife technology.

    Huge hard drive:Pack hours of TV shows, music and movies on the available 500GB hard drive.

    Reader at the ready:Can’t find your camera cables? Just upload media files right from your camera’s card with a built-in 4-in-1 media card reader.

    Practical ports:Connect to an HDTV or HD monitor with an HDMI 1.4 port for an even bigger home theater experience. Or join MP3 players, cameras, external drives and more with its two available USB 2.0 ports. Please note, the Inspiron 15 has no optical drive, Ethernet port or Bluetooth connectivity.

    Designed for the real world — because that’s where life happens.

    We want you to love your new PC for years to come. That’s why we test Inspiron laptops for reliability not just in the places where you expect it, but for the open road ahead.

    Turn up the heat:From locker rooms to locked cars, we test Inspiron laptops for survival in harsh short-term heat conditions of up to 65°C/149°F.

    Everything hinges on it:We test Inspiron laptop hinges to ensure they still feel tight, even after opening and closing the lid 20,000 times.

    Keys to success:We test commonly used keys for 10 million keystrokes and touch pad buttons 1 million times with no failure. So go ahead, finish your novel.

    Buttoned up:No matter what you set your power and multimedia buttons to do, we’ve tested them all to survive up to 40,000 pushes.

    Twist and turn:Call us excessive, but after twisting an Inspiron laptop’s base and lid more than 25,000 times, we can assure you the parts inside are well protected.

    Always a good fit:You’ll probably never need to remove and reinstall your Inspiron’s battery 750 times, but you can rest easy knowing that we’ve tested even that.

    Specifications

    Processor Intel Celeron Dual Core N2830 Processor
    Operating System [81N6EB] Win8.1 w Bing 64-Bit Eng
    Memory 4GB Single Channel DDR3 1600MHz (4GBx1)
    Video Graphics Intel HD Graphics
    Hard Drive 500GB 5400 rpm SATA Hard Drive
    Multimedia Drive No Optical Drive
    Media Card Reader 8-in-1 Media Card Reader and USB 2.0
    Biometrics FastAccess Facial Recognition
    Bluetooth Bluetooth tied to wireless card
    Display 15.6 inch LED Backlit Display with Truelife and HD resolution (1366 x 768)
    Fax/Data Modem HDMI – Yes
    Wireless Connectivity Dell Wireless 1506
    Audio HD Audio enhanced with Wave MaxxAudio
    Keyboard English Non-Backlit Keyboard
    Battery 40 WHr, 4-Cell Battery (removable)
    Warranty and Support 1Yr Mail-In Warranty
    Software 1 McAfee Peaks Live Safe – 30 day
    Software 2 Microsoft Office Trial (OHT13M)
    Software 5 CY3,FY14,AddlSW,INS 8.1 (C3F4I8)
    Disclaimer3 125V, 1M, C5, US
    Label 65 Watt
    Other No WIDI Software

    Product Features

    • Intel Celeron N2830 Processor
    • 4 GB DDR3
    • 500 GB Hard Drive
    • 15.6-Inch Screen, Intel HD Graphics
    • Windows 8.1

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    3RD PARTY-REFURBISHED/GRADE-C APPLE IPAD GEN1 WIFI TABLET APPLE:A4/A4X1-1.00G 256MB/1-DIMM 32GB/FLASH 802.11A/G/N+BT APPLE-POWERVR/IGP 9.7WXGA/TOUCH IOS/4 1.5LBS BLACK 30DAY

    Product Features

    • A quality product by APPLE

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    Microsoft Surface 7ZR-00001 RT Tablet 64GB

    Who says that pretty can’t be practical? It’s time for a tablet that’s more than meets the eye. Powerful processing and beautiful design unite on Surface. Whether you’re working hard or hardly working, Surface’s integrated Kickstand and revolutionary Touch Cover let you work, play, and connect with others like never before. Plug into external displays like projectors and HDTV, and share your world. Pre-loaded with Windows RT, Microsoft Office 2013 RT, Xbox apps, and other essentials.

    Product Features

    • Touch Cover/Keyboard Sold Separately
    • Windows RT; 10.6-Inch ClearType HD Display,
    • Quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3. 64 GB Storage, 2 GB RAM, Up to 8 Hours of Battery Life
    • Two 720p HD LifeCams, front and rear facing
    • Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); Bluetooth 4.0 Technology

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