• Title: iPhone Application Development For Dummies
  • Author: Neal Goldstein
  • Released: 2009-11-09
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 432
  • ISBN: 0470568437
  • ISBN13: 978-0470568439
  • ASIN: 0470568437
From the Back Cover

Making Everything Easier!

2nd Edition

iPhone® Application Development for Dummies

Learn to:

  • Design small- or large-scale iPhone applications for profit or fun

  • Create new iPhone apps using Xcode®

  • Get your applications into the App Store

  • Work with frameworks

Neal Goldstein

Author of Objective-C For Dummies

Got a good idea? Turn it into an app, have some fun, and pick up some cash!

Make the most of the new 3.1 OS and Apple's Xcode 3.2! Neal Goldstein shows you how, and even illustrates the process with one of his own apps that's currently being sold. Even if you're not a programming pro, you can turn your bright idea into an app you can market, and Neal even shows you how to get it into the App Store!

  • Mobile is different — learn what makes a great app for mobile devices and how an iPhone app is structured

  • What you need — download the free Software Development Kit, start using Xcode, and become an "official" iPhone developer

  • The nitty-gritty — get the hang of frameworks and iPhone architecture

  • Get busy with apps — discover how to make Xcode work for you to support app development

  • Off to the store — get valuable advice on getting your apps into the App Store

  • Want to go further? — explore what goes into industrial-strength apps

Open the book and find:

  • What it takes to become a registered Apple developer

  • How to debug your app

  • What's new in iPhone 3.1 and Xcode 3.2

  • What goes into a good interface for a small device

  • How applications work in the iPhone environment

  • Why you must think like a user

  • What the App Store expects of you

  • What makes a great iPhone app

Visit the book's companion Web site at www.dummies.com/go/iphoneappdevfd2e for source code and additional information on iPhone app development

About the Author

Neal Goldstein is a recognized expert at making cutting-edge technologies practical for commercial and enterprise development. He is currently leading an iPhone startup that is developing an application that will radically change how people can use iPhones to manage information, and he holds a patent on an enterprise-wide SOA-based architecture.

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