iOS 8 App Development Essentials

iOS 8 App Development Essentials

iOS 8 App Development Essentials is the latest edition of this popular book series and has now been fully updated for the Swift programming language, the iOS 8 SDK and Xcode 6. Beginning with the basics, this book provides an outline of the steps necessary to set up…

Learn SpriteBuilder for iOS Game Development

Learn SpriteBuilder for iOS Game Development

SpriteBuilder is the fun and versatile game development environment that is a natural successor to Cocos2D, Cocos3D, and Chipmunk2D. In Learn SpriteBuilder for iOS Game Development, experienced game developer and author Steffen Itterheim shows you how to get the most out of SpriteBuilder to create a full-featured 2D…

Learning iOS 8 Game Development

Learning iOS 8 Game Development Using Swift

Game development has been simplified with Apple’s new programming language—Swift. It starts with the absolute basics such as the Xcode interface and takes you all the way to Swift programming. You will take a walk through the creation of 2D and 3D games followed by an introduction to…

Programming iOS 8

Programming iOS 8

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…

RestKit for iOS

RestKit for iOS

RestKit is an iOS framework for streamlining communication with web services, and it relies on the AFNetworking library that is used by thousands of app developers. It has an interface that is elegant and well designed, and it provides a powerful object-mapping engine that integrates well with the…

Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for iOS

Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for iOS

You have a great idea for a simple mobile web app. Or, you have a great idea for a complicated mobile web app. Either way, Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for iOS will help you build, fine-tune, and publish your app for iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Scott Preston…

Appreneur: Secrets to Success in the App Store

Appreneur: Secrets to Success in the App Store

You are interested in making an app. You have read all of the stories of successful developers and appreneurs. You are determined to get a piece of the pie. The world of apps is the fastest growing market in the world today, and it is here to stay….

Developing AR Games for iOS and Android

Developing AR Games for iOS and Android

While augmented reality has been around for years, it has never reached its full potential. Now, the vast majority of people are walking around with powerful smartphones that are perfectly suited to house the AR experience. This is the reason why the technology has become as popular as…