Learn iOS 8 App Development

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2nd Edition

By James Bucanek

  • ISBN13: 978-1-484202-09-8
  • 768 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Publication Date: December 10, 2014
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF


Learn iOS 8 App Development is both a rapid tutorial and a useful reference. You’ll quickly get up to speed with Objective-C, Cocoa Touch, and the iOS 8 SDK. It’s an all-in-one getting started guide to building useful apps. You’ll learn best practices that ensure your code will be efficient and perform well, earning positive reviews on the iTunes App Store, and driving better search results and more revenue. Continue reading

Swift Cheat Sheet

A couple of Swift Cheat Sheet resources are referenced and pasted down here.


Swift Cheat Sheet and Quick Reference Now Available!


A quick cheat sheet and reference guide for Apple’s Swift language. This guide intends to cover all the key features of Swift, including Strings, Arrays, Dictionaries and Flow Control.

Swift is a new programming language for developing iOS and OS X apps that was introduced by Apple in June 2014. Continue reading

Beginning iOS Media App Development

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By Ahmed Bakir

  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-5083-8
  • 436 Pages
  • User Level: Intermediate
  • Publication Date: November 28, 2014
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF

Full Description

Beginning iOS Media App Development is a ground-breaking tutorial that explores the near limitless, programmable audio-visual capabilities of the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch using real-world examples and thorough explanations of the code. This book includes detailed step-by-step instructions and important background information from experienced media and utility app developer, Ahmed Bakir. Continue reading

Programming iOS 8

Dive Deep into Views, View Controllers, and Frameworks

Publisher: O’Reilly Media
Final Release Date: November 2014
Pages: 1018
Dive Deep into Views, View Controllers, and Frameworks

Start building apps for iOS 8 with Apple’s Swift programming language. If you’re grounded in the basics of Xcode and the Cocoa framework, this book provides a structured explanation of all essential real-world iOS app components. Through deep exploration and copious code examples, you’ll learn how to create views, manipulate view controllers, and use iOS frameworks for adding features such as audio and video, access to user calendars and photos, and tracking the device’s location.
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iOS 8 Swift Programming Cookbook

Solutions & Examples for iOS Apps

Solutions & Examples for iOS Apps
By Vandad Nahavandipoor
Publisher: O’Reilly Media
Final Release Date: November 2014
Pages: 912


Entirely rewritten for Apple’s Swift programming language, this updated cookbook helps you overcome the vexing issues you’re likely to face when creating apps for iOS devices.

You’ll find hundreds of new and revised recipes for using the iOS 8 SDK, including techniques for working with Health data and HomeKit accessories, enhancing and animating graphics, storing and protecting data, sending and receiving notifications, and managing files and folders among them. Each recipe includes sample code on GitHub that you can use right away. Continue reading