Recommended Reading: 'Programming iOS 6, 3rd Edition'
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Recommended Reading: 'Programming iOS 6, 3rd Edition'


If you're an iOS developer who needs a little polishing on the fundamentals of Cocoa Touch, you'll want to reach "Programming iOS 6, 3rd Edition" from O'Reilly Media.

With this revised and expanded edition, readers will dig into Cocoa and learn how to work effectively with Objective-C and Xcode. "Programming iOS 6, 3rd Edition" by Matt Neuburg (@mattneub) covers iOS 6 in an orderly fashion and is targeted to both those who are approaching iOS for the first time and those who need a reference to bolster existing skills.

Readers will learn about features introduced with iOS 6, including Objective-C language advances, autosynthesis, autolayout, new view controller rotation rules, unwind segues, state restoration, styled text, and collection views. The book is designed to help you:

° Learn Objective-C language details and object-oriented programming concepts;

° Understand the anatomy of an Xcode project and all the stages of its lifecycle;

° Grasp key Cocoa concepts such as relationships between classes, receiving events, and model-view-controller architecture;

° Learn how views and layers are managed, drawn, composited, and animated;

° Become familiar with view controllers and their relationships, along with nib and storyboard management;

° Fully explore all basic interface objects such as scroll views, table views, and controls;

° Delve into Cocoa frameworks for sound, video, sensors, maps, and other features;

° Touch on advanced topics such as threading and networking.

Neuburg has a PhD in Classics and has taught at many universities and colleges. He's been programming computers since 1968. Neuburg has written applications for Mac OS X and iOS, is a former editor of "MacTech Magazine," and is a long-standing contributing editor for "TidBITS."

"Programming iOS 6, 3rd Edition" has 1,186. It costs US$49.99 for the print edition, $39.99 for the ebook version, or $54.99 for both. For more info about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, go to http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920029717.do .

 
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