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iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, 6th Edition

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iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, 6th Edition


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  • The bestselling iOS programming guide for experienced programmers is now fully updated for Xcode 8, Swift 3, and iOS 10!
  • Completely reworked to teach iOS programming using the Swift programming language
  • Expanded coverage of Auto Layout, web services, and Core Data, as well as new coverage of size classes and collection views
  • From Aaron Hillegass and the legendary Mac programming experts at The Big Nerd Ranch, the worldwide leader in professional training for Mac developers!


  • Copyright 2017
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/4"
  • Pages: 416
  • Edition: 6th
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-468233-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-468233-4

Updated for Xcode 8, Swift 3, and iOS 10, iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide leads you through the essential concepts, tools, and techniques for developing iOS applications. After completing this book, you will have the know-how and the confidence you need to tackle iOS projects of your own. Based on Big Nerd Ranch's popular iOS training and its well-tested materials and methodology, this bestselling guide teaches iOS concepts and coding in tandem. The result is instruction that is relevant and useful. Throughout the book, the authors explain what's important and share their insights into the larger context of the iOS platform. You get a real understanding of how iOS development works, the many features that are available, and when and where to apply what you've learned.

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Table of Contents

1. A Simple iOS Application
2. The Swift Language
3. Views and the View Hierarchy
4. Text Input and Delegation
5. View Controllers
6. Programmatic Views
7. Localization
8. Controlling Animations
9. Debugging
10. UITableView and UITableViewController
11. Editing UITableView
12. Subclassing UITableViewCell
13. Stack Views
14. UINavigationController
15. Camera
16. Saving, Loading, and Application States
17. Size Classes
18. Touch Events and UIResponder
19. UIGestureRecognizer and UIMenuController
20. Web Services
21. Collection Views
22. Core Data
23. Core Data Relationships
24. Accessibility
25. Afterword


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