From the Back Cover
Build killer iPhone apps, sell them in the App Store, and have fun doing it! We could have called this the complete guide to iPhone and iPod touch app development, because it′s packed with more than 800 pages covering what you need to know to create and sell the best iPhone apps ever! Whether you′re a novice developer or a seasoned pro, you′ll benefit from this good advice about what makes a great mobile app, easy ways to code, how to market your stuff, and more. Think small — understand what makes a great app for a mobile device and how to play to the iPhone′s strengths Know the code — get familiar with Objective–C, object–oriented programming, and the extensions that apply to iPhone development Functional user interfaces — learn how to design, build, and implement an effective user interface Industrial–strength apps — explore how to work with table views, controllers and their models, and maps Doing data — look at ways to store and access data on the iPhone and how Core Data can make programming easier Visit the companion Web site at www.dummies.com/go/iphoneappdevaio to find plenty of code examples you can use in developing your own cool iPhone apps! Open the book and find: A detailed example of a real app and how it′s built How to keep your users happy What Core Data is and how to use it Great tips for marketing your apps How Xcode® helps you debug and fine–tune your code Ways to build e–mail functionality into your app Development techniques using the Software Development Kit Rules for managing memory
About the Author
Neal Goldstein is an iPhone developer and the author of Objective–C For Dummies . His iPhone startup is developing an application that will radically change how iPhones are used to manage information. Tony Bove is the creator of Tony′s Tips for iPhone Users and wrote or cowrote all editions of iPod & iTunes For Dummies .