Molly Maskrey

  • Learn how to integrate all the interface elements iOS users have come to know and love, such as buttons, switches, pickers, toolbars, and sliders. In this edition of the best selling book, you'll master a variety of design patterns, from the simplest single view to complex hierarchical drill-downs. Assuming little or no working knowledge of the Swift programming language, and written in a friendly, easy-to-follow style, this book offers a comprehensive course in iPhone and iPad programming. The book starts with the basics, walking through the process of downloading and installing Xcode and the iOS 11 SDK, and then guides you though the creation of your first simple application.The art of table building will be demystified, and you'll learn how to save your data using the iOS file system. You'll see how to to create, load and work with playgrounds as you develop an understanding of the Swift language. You'll also learn how to save and retrieve your data using a variety of persistence techniques, including Core Data and SQLite. And there's much more!Beginning iPhone Development with Swift 4 covers the basic information you need to get up and running quickly with your iOS apps. Once you're ready, move on to Professional iPhone Development with Swift 4 to learn more of the really unique aspects of the SDK and Swift language.
    What You Will LearnDiscover what data persistence is, and why it's importantBuild cool, crisp user interfacesDisplay data in Table ViewsWork with all the most commonly used iOS Frameworks
    Who This Book is For
    Aspiring iOS app developers new to the Apple Swift programming language and/or the iOS SDK. 

  • Acquire and master the information required to take you to the next level beyond basic iPhone development using Swift. In this follow up work to the best selling Beginning iPhone Development with Swift, you'll learn how to improve your apps by managing the performance of your programs using parallelization, getting data in and out of the cloud, using gestures, the camera, 3D touch, sensors as well as newer features having debuted this year.In its fourth edition, Pro iPhone Development with Swift 4 covers the additional information you want to know to extend your apps into the next level.
    What You Will LearnAdd parallel functionality using Grand Central DispatchUse the camera and access photosUse SiriKit
    Who This Book is For
    Aspiring iOS app developers familiar with the Apple Swift programming language and/or the iOS SDK, but ready to move to the next level.

  • App Development Recipes for iOS and watchOS explores the technical side of app development with tips and tricks to avoid those little things that become big frustrations, outside of the realm of development, causing many people to throw up their hands and say "It's just not worth the hassle!" 
    The experiential nature of this work sets it apart from other iOS and watchOS books. Even if you are a developer who is completely new to Swift, iOS or watchOS, you'll find the right experienced-based answers to important questions like "Why do I need version control?", "Why is testing so important?" and more specific problems directly related to iOS and watchOS development with Swift. We discover and summarize the most common problems and derive the solutions; not just a short answer and screenshot, but a systematic, logical derivation, that is, how we got to the solution. 
    After the introductory basics, each chapter delivers a problem statement and a solution. The experienced developer may, without losing anything, skip to whatever problem with which they are currently dealing. At the same time, we guide the less experienced developer through the process with focus on solving problems along the way. 
    What you will learn:iOS career options for the new developer
    Working with Source Code and Version Control
    How to work with iOS accessory devices
    Understanding development methodologies such as Agile/Scrum
    User Experience Development and UI Tools
    Unit, UI, and Beta Testing
    Publishing your work
    Who this book is for:Developers who need to find specific solutions to common problems in developing apps for iOS and watchOS.

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