Learn cocos2D 2 by Steffen Itterheim

By Steffen Itterheim

Create compelling second video games with Learn cocos2d 2: online game improvement with iOS. This e-book indicates you the way to exploit the robust new cocos2d, model 2 video game engine to strengthen video games for iPhone and iPad with tilemaps, digital joypads, online game middle, and extra. It teaches you:

  • The method and most sensible practices of cellular online game improvement, together with sprite batching, texture atlases, parallax scrolling, contact and accelerometer enter.
  • How to reinforce 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 surroundings for cocos2d and its pre-configured libraries, together with cocos3d and Lua.

Best of all, this publication will have you ever making video games correct from the very begin. It courses you step by step throughout the construction of pattern video games. those enjoyable examples are modeled after well known App shop video games and educate you key techniques of the recent cocos2d 2 online game engine and correct instruments like TexturePacker (texture atlas), PhysicsEditor (physics collision shapes), Particle clothier (particle effects), Glyph dressmaker (bitmap fonts), and others.

This booklet deals a rock-solid creation to making video games made fullyyt with cocos2d and very little iOS SDK and OpenGL code. It additionally information replacement implementations, identifies the easiest loose and advertisement instruments for cocos2d video game improvement, positive factors insurance of the author's stronger cocos2d video game engine (Kobold2D), or even is helping you improve your game's marketability at the App Store.

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iOS 5 Programming Pushing the Limits: Developing by Rob Napier, Mugunth Kumar

By Rob Napier, Mugunth Kumar

Open the door to unending new app improvement possibilities

Pushing the bounds with iOS five Programming is knowledgeable consultant for builders aiming to create specified functions for Apple's iPad 2, iPhone, and the iPod contact, including the latest model of the Apple iPhone SDK, iOS five. this article is going past the fundamentals to maintain you prior to the know-how curve and spark your leading edge nature to create seamless, sensible, and enjoyable apps. With a spotlight on complicated ideas for app improvement, you'll discover ways to differentiate your apps from all of the rest.

With this must-have e-book, you will discover complex assurance of numerous improvement issues, comparable to constructing with deep Objective-C, when you discover ways to create extraordinary functions for Apple's iPad 2, iPhone, and iPod contact. Veteran cellular builders and authors advisor you thru maximizing your courses as they delve into issues no longer in general stumbled on elsewhere.

  • Provides a great origin within the styles of iOS
  • Shares tips for operating on a number of structures and most sensible utilizing safeguard prone
  • Discusses issues comparable to controlling multitasking, complicated textual content format and extra
  • Demonstrates the right way to imagine another way with blocks and sensible programming
  • Teaches desk view, functionality, and money-making optimization
  • Eliminates universal demanding situations with reminiscence administration and iOS details stream

Pushing the boundaries with iOS five Programming lets you tackle the longer term with self belief on your new, stand-out app layout skills.

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Developing Hybrid Applications for the iPhone: Using HTML, by Lee Barney

By Lee Barney

“For these now not able to take on the complexities of Objective-C, it is a wonderful means to start construction iPhone apps. for those who be aware of the fundamentals of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS, you’ll be construction apps in no time.” —August Trometer, proprietor of FoggyNoggin software program, www.foggynoggin.com   observe the simpler, quicker approach to construct top quality iPhone purposes   Now, you don’t have to dive headfirst into Objective-C to write down cutting-edge purposes for the iPhone. you should use internet improvement instruments and applied sciences : JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. during this e-book, long-time net and cellular program developer Lee S. Barney exhibits you ways to exploit the QuickConnect and PhoneGap frameworks to create safe, top quality, modular hybrid iPhone purposes.   Lee S. Barney walks you thru the whole hybrid iPhone improvement strategy, from developing nice person interfaces to compiling, deploying, and executing purposes. alongside the best way, he introduces strategies and pattern code designed to streamline improvement, put off complexity, optimize functionality, and leverage all iPhone’s local capabilities—from its accelerometer and GPS to its integrated database. assurance comprises   utilizing Dashcode and Xcode jointly to create special, intriguing hybrid iPhone functions utilizing the QuickConnect JavaScript API to accomplish initiatives starting from vibrating the telephone to having access to the accelerometer and GPS position info gaining access to local iPhone performance utilizing the PhoneGap JavaScript API Storing, retrieving, and dealing with information at the iPhone, even with no community entry utilizing XMLHttpRequest to entry or synchronize distant information and use net prone growing Google-based maps in your personal app that paintings like these you notice within the iPhone’s Maps program   This booklet systematically lowers the obstacles to iPhone improvement, permitting internet builders to construct any iPhone software they could think with out lengthy improvement cycles or steep studying curves!

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The Effects of Traffic Structure on Application and Network by Jay Aikat

By Jay Aikat

Over the earlier 3 a long time, the Internet's quick development has spurred the advance of recent purposes in cellular computing, electronic song, on-line video, gaming and social networks. those functions count seriously upon quite a few underlying community protocols and mechanisms to allow, keep and increase their net functionality

The results of site visitors constitution on program and community Performance offers the required instruments for maximizing the community potency of any web program, and offers ground-breaking learn that would impression how those functions are in-built the long run. The publication outlines how one can layout and run all kinds of networking experiments, and establishes the easiest practices in man made site visitors new release for present and destiny researchers and practitioners to stick to. It addresses a few easy thoughts and techniques of site visitors new release, but in addition information broad empirical learn in trying out and comparing community protocols and purposes inside of a laboratory setting.

The results of site visitors constitution on software and community Performance is designed as a reference booklet for networking execs who needs to layout, plan, try and overview their networks. Advanced-level scholars and researchers in machine technological know-how and engineering will locate this ebook helpful as well

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Running Android: Using Your Phone and Tablet for Work and by Bruce Grubbs

By Bruce Grubbs

Updated February 2015 for Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

Congratulations! in case you are analyzing this e-book, you both personal or are heavily contemplating purchasing an Android-based pill or mobile. Google's wildly renowned Android working procedure has handed an enormous milestone- it really is now put in at the overwhelming majority of transportable units and has the main 3rd celebration apps (applications) by way of a ways. So with the intention to have a mobile or a capsule so that you can customise to paintings your method and never be locked right into a unmarried company's concept of ways issues should still paintings, Android is for you.

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Core Data by Tutorials: iOS 8 and Swift Edition by Aaron Douglas, Saul Mora, Matthew Morey, Visit Amazon's

By Aaron Douglas, Saul Mora, Matthew Morey, Visit Amazon's Pietro Rea Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Pietro Rea,

Learn middle information with rapid! Take regulate of your facts in iOS apps utilizing center facts, via a chain of top of the range hands-on tutorials.

Start with with the fundamentals like developing your personal center facts Stack the entire approach to complicated themes like syncing with iCloud, migration, functionality, multithreading, and extra! by way of the tip of this booklet, you’ll have hands-on event with center information and may be capable to use it on your personal apps.

Who This ebook Is For:This ebook is for intermediate iOS builders who already comprehend the fundamentals of iOS and speedy improvement yet are looking to tips on how to use middle info to save lots of info of their apps.

Topics lined in middle information by way of Tutorials:

  • Your First middle facts App: You’ll click on File\New undertaking and write a middle information app from scratch!
  • NSManagedObject Subclasses: tips on how to create your individual subclasses of NSManagedObject - the bottom info garage type in middle Data.
  • The middle facts Stack: find out how the most items in center information interact, so that you can flow from the starter Xcode template for your personal system.
  • Intermediate Fetching: This bankruptcy covers how one can fetch info with center info - fetch requests, predicates, sorting and asynchronous fetching.
  • NSFetchedResultsController: the right way to make middle facts play well with desk perspectives utilizing NSFetchedResultsController!
  • Versioning and Migration: during this bankruptcy, you’ll the right way to migrate your user’s facts as they improve via varied types of your facts model.
  • with iCloud: tips on how to make your apps synchronize throughout units, utilizing the facility of iCloud!
  • Unit Tests: during this bankruptcy, you’ll how you can organize a try setting for middle info and notice examples of ways to check your models.
  • Measuring and Boosting Performance: how one can degree your app’s functionality with quite a few Xcode instruments and take care of gradual spots on your code.
  • Multiple controlled item Contexts: find out how a number of controlled item contexts can enhance functionality and make for purifier code.


The iOS educational crew takes satisfaction in ensuring every one instructional we write holds to the top criteria of caliber. we need our tutorials to be good written, effortless to persist with, and enjoyable. And we don’t are looking to simply skim the outside of an issue – we wish to quite dig into it, so that you can actually know the way it really works and observe the data at once on your personal apps.

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iPhone and iPad in Action by Brandon Trebitowski

By Brandon Trebitowski

IPhone and iPad In motion, compiled by way of 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 overlaying the fundamentals of iPhone improvement, this version additionally explores fascinating issues equivalent to the accelerometer, peer-to-peer gaming, mapkit, push notifications, and in-app buying. The reader is supplied with step by step directions on how you can combine the APIs into new or latest applications.After finishing this publication, the reader may have the entire wisdom essential to create absolutely practical iPhone purposes prepared for the App shop. there are various pattern purposes to paintings from together with a talk patron, game, interactive map, and so forth.

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Samsung Galaxy S For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)) by Bill Hughes

By Bill Hughes

Colorful consultant to getting extra from your Galaxy S smartphone!

Now that you have got your new Galaxy S telephone, you have to work out find out how to use it! in case you are baffled by way of the expertise and the documentation, this booklet may also help. Written within the enjoyable yet transparent and thorough For Dummies type, this ebook solutions all of your questions. you will discover out how you can do all of the enjoyable stuff: texting, social networking, utilizing the digicam, find out how to watch videos, and extra. and you may additionally methods to deal with the "housekeeping": synching your mobilephone together with your notebook, utilizing company purposes, downloading apps, getting access to the calendar, what all of the widgets suggest, and lots more and plenty more.

  • Helps you wake up to hurry on any Samsung Galaxy S phone, together with the Fascinate, Epic, Captivate, shiny, and different Galaxy S phones
  • Clarifies the fundamentals of the way to exploit the telephone, how the know-how works, the way to configure every thing, and the way to make it completely yours
  • Delivers a whole slate of how-tos, tips, positive aspects, and methods, all in complete color
  • Covers setup and configuration, texting, e-mailing, taking and sharing photographs, taking part in video games, procuring and fitting apps, own and company apps, and more
  • Includes tips about benefiting from multimedia features—games, song, videos, pictures, and more

You'll get gobs extra out of your Galaxy S with the aid of Samsung Galaxy S For Dummies.

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High Performance Mobile Web by Maximiliano Firtman

By Maximiliano Firtman

Today, cellular is a needs to for each corporation, yet the way you achieve clients will determinate luck or failure. Over high-latency and unreliable mobile networks, functionality on cellular is the major to luck and conversion.

This e-book offers you the data and instruments to degree your cellular site or webapp functionality, how to define bottlenecks and the guidelines to carry the quickest attainable adventure to end-users.

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