LEARNING A NEW PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE can be daunting. With Swift, Apple has lowered the barrier of entry for developing iOS and OS X apps by giving developers an innovative new programming language for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch.
The latest update of Robin Williams bestselling guide will have you working miracles in no time with Mac OS X Lion. With this book, you can learn in your own way, whether it’s working through the lessons from start to finish, jumping straight to step-by-step exercises about new features, or looking up just what you need to know at that moment. There are hundreds of exciting tools and hidden gems in your Mac. And with the gentle, yet expert, hand of Robin Williams guiding you along the way, you will learn to take full advantage of all that OS X Lion has to offer. If you are new to Mac OS X, you’ll learn to use your Mac with help from a world-renowned teacher. From there, you can move on to customize it to suit the way you work. And if you’ve been using Mac OS X already, you’ll learn to use all of the new features in OS X Lion including Multi-Touch Gestures, Launchpad, Mission Control, the App Store, Mail, and much more.
By staying current, remaining relevant, and adapting to emerging course needs, Operating System Concepts by Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Baer Galvin and Greg Gagne has defined the operating systems course through nine editions. This second edition of the Essentials version is based on the recent ninth edition of the original text.
iOS 7 in Action is a detailed, hands-on guide that teaches you how to create amazing native iOS apps. You’ll dive into key topics by exploring thoroughly explained real-world code examples you can expand and reuse. Learn about Collection Views, Storyboarding, Twitter & Facebook Integration, Passbook, Airplay, and much more. If you’re already creating iOS apps, you’ll learn how to capitalize on the newest iOS features.
The App Store extends to the Mac desktop! Developers: here’s how join the fun If you love your desktop Mac and want to enjoy the fun and challenge of developing Mac apps for the App Store, here’s your chance to get started. This fun, full-color guide shows you how to create killer Mac apps on, and for, a desktop Mac. The book takes you step by step through the development of two apps while you get up to speed on the Mac App SDK, Xcode 4, how a Mac app runs, cryptography, views, and much more. Shows you how to download the Mac App SDK, set up Xcode 4, and how Mac apps run Takes you step by step through the development of two Mac desktop apps Explains views, view controllers, interface objects, gesture recognizers, cryptography, security, network awareness, and much more The App Store for the Mac desktop is the next big thing for developers! Be ready with this book at your disposal. Note: Apple’s iOS SDK tools are only accessible on Intel-powered Mac and MacBook devices.