By Brandon Trebitowski, Shannon Appelcline
iPhone and iPad In Action, compiled through cellular software program developer and blogger Brandon Trebitowski, simplifies latest iPhone themes whereas additionally updating them to account for the 3.4 SDK framework together with iPad insurance. past protecting the fundamentals of iPhone improvement, this version additionally explores fascinating subject matters equivalent to the accelerometer, peer-to-peer gaming, mapkit, push notifications, and in-app paying for. The reader is supplied with step by step directions on tips on how to combine the APIs into new or current applications.
After finishing this publication, the reader can have all the wisdom essential to create absolutely sensible iPhone purposes prepared for the App shop. there are lots of pattern purposes to paintings from together with a talk shopper, game, interactive map, and lots of others.
buy of the print publication comes with a suggestion of a unfastened PDF, ePub, and Kindle publication from Manning. additionally on hand is all code from the booklet.
By Brad Miser
Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone photos that exhibit you precisely what to do.
Help when you run into iPhone difficulties or limitations.
Tips and Notes to assist you get the main out of your iPhone.
Full-color, step by step initiatives stroll you thru getting and holding your iPhone operating simply how you wish. The projects comprise how to:
• hook up with the net, Bluetooth units, wireless networks, and different iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads; reap the benefits of AirDrop to right away percentage with different iOS and Mac clients round you • Use Siri to get info, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and extra simply by talking to your iPhone
• customise your iPhone with folders, wallpaper, ringtones, and lots more and plenty more
• Configure and sync your info, and successfully deal with contacts, and calendars
• speak through FaceTime videoconferences, convention calls, textual content, e-mail, and more
• Make your textual content messages come alive through including electronic Touches and effects
• utilize Safari to browse the net and Mail to regulate your whole electronic mail from one Inbox
• take heed to track, sign up for podcasts, and use different nice iPhone apps
• seize and edit photographs and video; use the nice digicam positive factors akin to burst, timed and time-lapse pictures, slow-motion video, and reside photographs through e mail, AirDrop, or texts; use iCloud to immediately store and proportion your photos
• locate, obtain, set up, and use amazing iPhone apps
• make the most of iCloud to maintain your content material and knowledge in sync on all of your devices
By Patrick Kanouse
Make the main of Any B&N NOOK--Including corner capsule, corner colour, or corner basic Touch!
Read books, play media, get loose content material, discover robust, little-known positive factors you’ll love!
Do all this, and lots more and plenty more...
Discover nice internet assets of loose and reasonably cheap ebooks
Sample B&N content material at no cost before you purchase it
Mark up your ebooks with highlights, annotations, and bookmarks
Stream Netflix, Hulu Plus, and different video in your corner pill or corner Color
Listen to track with Pandora, Rhapsody, MOG, and Grooveshark
Read full-color comics, picture novels, and magazines
Lend and borrow books with B&N’s LendMe
Read your ebooks anywhere--even if you’ve left your corner at home
Master NOOK’s integrated chess, crosswords, and Sudoku
“Root” your corner to run ordinary Android apps
Use corner associates to proportion your interpreting prestige, concepts, and scores on fb, Twitter, or BN.com
Manage your content material with My corner Library or robust third-party Calibre software
Create own corner wallpapers and screensavers
Browse the net extra successfully along with your corner pill or corner Color
Customize corner children’s ebooks to learn themselves aloud--in your individual voice!
Use PubIt!M to post and promote your personal booklet at BN.com
By Andrew Henderson
Design and enforce Android apps that interface together with your personal customized circuits and the BeagleBone Black
About This Book
- Design customized apps that have interaction with the skin global through BeagleBone Black
- Modify Android to acknowledge, configure, and converse with sensors, LEDs, reminiscence, and more
- A step by step consultant choked with functional Android app examples that may support the clients to create Android managed units that would use BeagleBone as hardware
Who This booklet Is For
If you're an Android app developer who desires to test with the services of the BeagleBone Black platform, then this publication is perfect for you. you're anticipated to have uncomplicated wisdom of constructing Android apps yet no past adventure is required.
What you are going to Learn
- Install Android in your BeagleBone Black
- Explore the 3 basic interfaces of the BeagleBone Blacka€”GPIO, SPI, and I2C
- Construct circuits that interface the BeagleBone Black with high-speed sensors, exterior reminiscence chips, and more
- Discover the benefits and downsides of utilizing GPIO, I2C, and SPI elements on your interfacing projects
- Modify Android to acknowledge and interface together with your personal customized and prototype hardware
- Develop multithreaded apps that converse at once with customized circuitry
This booklet explores utilizing the Android OS at the BeagleBone Black platform and offers an creation to Android's special approach to interfacing. you may be walked in the course of the technique of fitting and configuring Android in your BeagleBone Black, in addition to getting ready your laptop improvement surroundings to create Android purposes that at once interface with units. a number of instance initiatives inside of this booklet introduce you to utilizing the GPIO, SPI, and I2C interfaces of the BeagleBone Black.
You'll create Android apps that converse at once with genuine elements similar to sensors, reminiscence chips, switches, and LEDs. step by step suggestions via either the software program and parts of those tasks is equipped. Combining all the past initiatives right into a unmarried venture that makes use of GPIO, SPI, and I2C jointly, you'll discover the main points of making a sophisticated interfacing app. eventually, you may be supplied with details on transitioning prototype code into code appropriate for deployment on an Android-based machine. With a number of instance apps that exhibit key conversation strategies, this ebook can assist you turn into an Android interfacing professional in no time.
By Yu Feng
Instant Java Programming with Java 2 Micro version assumes readers are prompted to construct the following new release instant program via leveraging the J2ME know-how. The publication presents commercial-quality code and examples based mostly at the industry-leading Motorola telephone emulator. This hands-on consultant to instant J2ME programming is loaded with functional pattern courses that may be utilized in actual global improvement.
By Peter Brinkmann
Want to show your cellular machine right into a musical software? Or equip your video game with interactive audio, instead of canned samples? you are able to do it with natural facts (Pd), an open resource visible programming setting that permits you to manage electronic audio in genuine time. This concise publication indicates you ways to take advantage of Pd—with aid from the libpd library—as an simply embeddable and extensively transportable sound engine.
Whether you’re an audio developer seeking to create musical apps with refined audio features, or an software developer able to improve cellular video games with real-time procedural audio, Making Musical Apps introduces you to Pd and libpd, and gives hands-on directions for growing musical apps for Android and iOS.
- Get a crash path in Pd, and realize the way to generate and regulate sounds
- Learn find out how to create and install algorithmic compositions that react to a user’s task and environment
- Use Java or Objective-C to combine Pd and libpd into cellular apps
- Learn the stairs essential to construct libpd-based apps for Android and iOS
By Abhishek Nalwaya
Step-by-step directions to construct an company cellular internet software from scratch
- Explore all of Rhomobile's good points and items during the construction of a cellular internet application
- Step-by-step directions assist you to construct an company cellular internet software from scratch, via to deployment
- Clear courses for constructing purposes on iPhone, Blackberry, and different smartphones
- Learn tips on how to use Rhomobile's 4 items: Rhodes, RhoSync, RhoHub, and RhoGallery
The 4 Rhomobile items – Rhodes, Rhosync, RhoHub, and Rhogallery – offer a whole toolkit for making a cellular program. Rhomobile is cross-platform and so helps you to construct your software for plenty of forms of cellphone – together with iPhone and Blackberry – simply with a unmarried codebase. This makes it the main most popular and fastest method of constructing cellular apps. As you create a local Rhomobile program, you should use the integrated machine positive factors resembling GPS, Push, and digital camera, all with offline capabilities.
Rhomobile Beginner's advisor is stuffed with functional examples that can assist you to create a cellular program from scratch. you could decide on on which working method to construct, in addition to for which telephone to strengthen your software, providing you with the liberty to create a personalised cellular software quick and easily.
Once you may have discovered tips on how to set up Rhomobile on home windows, Mac, or Linux, you'll create an easy software, with the intention to be used to discover the goods of Rhomobile one after the other. issues particularly get going should you write unit attempt circumstances to your program prior to deploying it to the server and making builds on your selected Smartphone.
You will know about the several features of Rhomobile, beginning with Rhodes three, which lets you construct a local cellular program. Rhosync 2.1 contains out the offline equipment services and RhoHub deploys the code at the server and creates a construct for different smartphones.
Rhomobile Beginner's consultant promises the liberty to create a cellular net software at the platform of your selection, for the phone of your choice.
Create cellular purposes for nearly any phone quick and with ease
What you are going to study from this book
- Install Rhomobile items on home windows, Mac and Linux
- Create a uncomplicated Rhodes three software that interacts with the database
- Fetch information from backend providers and exhibit it in your phone
- Create a local consumer Interface in your selected smartphone
- Write unit try instances on your application
- Deploy your Rhosync 2.1 software to Rhohub to create a construct on your smartphone
- Generate perspectives from the server utilizing Metadata
- Make use of gadget services equivalent to Push and GPS
Part of Packt's Beginner's consultant sequence, this booklet is packed packed with functional examples and screenshots to make construction your software uncomplicated and fun.
Who this publication is written for
Whether you may have previous adventure of constructing cellular functions or this is often your first enterprise, all rookies to Rhomobile can be capable of speedy strengthen their very own cellular program. This booklet is on the market for those that are thoroughly new to Ruby, even though having previous wisdom of it might be a major advantage.
By Steffen Itterheim
Create compelling 2nd video games with Learn cocos2d 2: Game improvement with iOS. This ebook indicates you ways to take advantage of the strong new cocos2d, model 2 video game engine to increase video games for iPhone and iPad with tilemaps, digital joypads, online game middle, and more. It teaches you:
- The method and most sensible practices of cellular video game improvement, together with sprite batching, texture atlases, parallax scrolling, contact and accelerometer enter.
- How to augment your video games utilizing the Box2D and Chipmunk physics engines and different cocos2d-related instruments and libraries.
- How so as to add UIKit perspectives to cocos2d and the way so as to add cocos2d to UIKit apps.
- The fine details of the Kobold2D improvement atmosphere for cocos2d and its pre-configured libraries, together with cocos3d and Lua.
Best of all, this e-book will have you ever making video games correct from the very commence. It courses you step by step throughout the production of pattern video games. those enjoyable examples are modeled after renowned App shop video games and educate you key techniques of the new cocos2d 2 game engine and suitable instruments like TexturePacker (texture atlas), PhysicsEditor (physics collision shapes), Particle dressmaker (particle effects), Glyph fashion designer (bitmap fonts), and others.
This e-book bargains a rock-solid advent to making video games made completely with cocos2d and very little iOS SDK and OpenGL code. It additionally info replacement implementations, identifies the simplest unfastened and advertisement instruments for cocos2d online game improvement, beneficial properties insurance of the author’s more desirable cocos2d video game engine (Kobold2D), or even is helping you improve your game’s marketability at the App Store.
By Timothy L. Warner
DON’T JUNK IT, repair IT--AND store A FORTUNE!
The basically reference & educational of its kind--in complete color!
Fix your individual iPhone, iPad, or iPod with mystery fix wisdom Apple doesn’t wish you to have! This groundbreaking, full-color booklet exhibits you ways to resurrect pricey Apple cellular iDevices you idea have been lifeless for strong, and keep a fortune.
Apple qualified fix Technician Timothy L. Warner demystifies every little thing approximately iDevice fix, providing uncomplicated, step by step systems and 1000's of crisp, unique, full-color photos.
He’ll stroll you thru competently taking aside your iDevice, exchanging what’s damaged, and reliably reassembling it. You’ll study the place to get the instruments and precisely how you can use them. Warner even finds assets for damaged Apple units you could repair at low cost--for your self, or perhaps for resale!
Replace these kind of iDevice Components:
• SIM card
• common sense board
• Dock connector
Take aside, repair, and Reassemble:
• iPod nano (5th & seventh Gen)
• iPod contact (4th & fifth Gen)
• iPhone (3GS, four, 4S, & 5)
• iPad (iPad 2, iPad 4th Gen, & iPad mini)
Fix universal Software-Related Failures:
• Emergency info recovery
• provider unlocking
Do What Apple by no means Intended:
• Resurrect a waterlogged iDevice
• organize an iDevice for resale
• set up non-Apple shop apps
• practice out-of-warranty repairs
All technical content material reviewed & licensed through iFixit, international chief in iDevice components, instruments, and service tutorials!
By Erica Sadun
Unleash your iPhone and take it to the restrict utilizing mystery guidance and methods from device hacker Erica Sadun. speedy and enjoyable to learn, Taking Your iPhone to the Max will convey you ways get the main out of Apple’s iPhone. You’ll locate the entire most sensible, and undocumented, tips in addition to the most productive and relaxing advent to the iPhone you’ll ever find.
Starting with a consultant to iPhone fundamentals, you’ll fast stream directly to notice the iPhone’s hidden capability, like how you can connect with a television, get contract-free VoIP, and hack OS X so it's going to run apps in your iPhone. From email and browsing the internet, to utilizing iTunes, iBooks, video games, pictures, ripping DVDs and getting unfastened VoIP with Skype or Jajah, you’ll locate it the following. You’ll even locate pointers on the place to get the simplest and most cost-effective iPhone add-ons. prepare to take iPhone to the max!
What you’ll learn
- iPhone fundamentals
- E-mail, voicemail, and utilizing iCal
- Surfing the internet with iPhone utilizing Safari
- Expanding the most menu utilizing third-party software program
- Using iTunes, video games, and iBooks
- Connecting to the television and ripping DVDs
- Hacking OS X to run apps at the iPhone
- Getting contract-free VOIP
- Saving on components and what you actually need
Who this e-book is for
someone who has an iPhone and desires to get extra out of it, the best way to hook up with different units, or tinker with it.
Table of Contents
- Selecting, deciding to buy, and Activating Your iPhone
- Interacting along with your New iPhone
- Placing Calls with iPhone
- iPhone Messaging
- iPhone e mail
- Browsing with Safari
- Preparing Your Media in iTunes
- It’s additionally an iPod
- iPhone pictures
- Google Maps and different Apps