Description : Here's the scoop on building and marketing great games for the iPhone and iPad! The iPhone and iPad are the hottest techno-gadgets on the market today, and games for it are even hotter. To help you cash in on the trend, this book shows what it takes to create a good iPhone and iPad game and how to get it into the App Store. Neal Goldstein, leader of an iPhone app startup company, and his co-authors show you how to build a game that will sell, include quality graphics, market your game through the App Store, and more. Whether you're a programming novice or an experienced developer looking to enter the game market, here's how to get going. Games for the iPhone are among the hottest apps in Apple's App Store Learn to build two game applications – from beginning to end Written by successful mobile app developers, this guide begins with how to get started, including downloading the SDK and filling your toolbox Covers programming with Objective-C and Cocoa, what makes a good game, graphics, and creating good mobile apps Explains how to market your game through the App Store iPhone and iPad Game Development For Dummies can start you on a fun hobby or a lucrative career. Note: Apple's iOS SDK tools are only accessible on Intel-powered Mac and MacBook devices.
Description : The ultimate beginner guide to the iPod touch—completely updated and in full-color! The iPod touch combines three great products—a widescreen iPod with touch controls, a portable game console, and a breakthrough Internet device—into one small and lightweight device. With this new edition, bestselling author Tony Bove walks you through powering up your iPod touch, personalizing it, establishing a Wi-Fi connection, and synchronizing your data. You’ll explore how to surf the web, rent movies, buy songs, send and receive e-mail, get directions, check stocks, organize photos, watch videos, keep a calendar, and much more. Plus, you’ll learn how to access hundreds of thousands of apps that help you do even more with your iPod touch. Covers powering up your iPod touch, getting comfortable with the touch controls, personalizing your iPod touch, and establishing a Wi-Fi connection Walks you through the basics of iTunes and the iTunes store so you can buy, download, and play music and movies; create playlists; and more Demonstrates how to synchronize your data, work with the calendar, organize and share photos, browse the Internet, send and receive e-mail, and get directions Offers assistance for using Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter on the iPod touch Explains how to browse and download applications from the App Store Helps you reset, update, restore, and troubleshoot your iPod touch iPod touch For Dummies, 2nd Edition presents you with all the updated information you need to get in touch with your iPod touch today!
Description : Create incredible apps for the iPhone and iPad using the latest features of iOS 6 You could be the one who creates the next super app - one that is universal, works for both the iPhone and iPad, and is a top seller. It's a great goal, and the road starts here, with this energizing guide. Whether you're a budding programming hobbyist or a serious developer looking to hit it big, the information in this book is what you need. Learn how to join Apple's developer program, understand key differences between iPad and iPhone apps, download the latest SDK, create great user experiences, and build your very own app from the ground up. You'll gain the valuable hands-on experience you need to take your development skills to the next level by walking through the development process step-by-step and creating two applications. Shows programming hobbyists and programming pros how to develop a universal app for the iPhone and iPad in iOS 6 Explains the process of creating interfaces for each target device and how to merge your designs to create a killer universal app Walks you through the development of two applications, side by side Covers nib files, views, view controllers, interface objects, gesture recognizers, and much more iOS 6 Application Development For Dummies is your guide to bringing all your app ambitions to life!
Description : Get going with your iPod & iTunes and this perennial bestseller - now in full-color! iPod & iTunes For Dummies is the ultimate beginner's guide for getting started with your iPod and Apple's iTunes service. Now in its tenth edition, this helpful guide has been completely overhauled and boasts a full-color format for the first time ever. Veteran For Dummies author Tony Bove introduces you to the different iPod models, explains how to power up your iPod, and shows you how to set up iTunes. You'll learn to personalize your device, add music tracks from a CD to your iTunes library, set up a playlist, sync your content and apps with iCloud, and much more. Offers straightforward coverage of using your iPod as the ultimate digital music player and shows you how to choose the iPod model that's right for you, get started with your iPod, set up iTunes, master the touch interface, and shop at the iTunes Store Teaches you how to add music tracks from a CD to your iTunes library, play content in iTunes, set up playlists, share content from your iTunes library, and manage photos and videos Walks you through sending and receiving e-mail, downloading and using apps, fine-tuning sound, updating and troubleshooting, and maintaining battery life Provides updates for iOS 6 and the latest iPod models and older favorites, including the iPod touch, iPod nano, iPod shuffle, and iPod classic Get in tune with the latest and the greatest music, videos, and more! iPod & iTunes For Dummies, 10th Edition puts you on track to enjoying iTunes and your iPod today.
Description : The easy way to have fun with your iPhone - fully updated for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus! Are you all about your iPhone? You've come to the right place! iPhone All-in-One For Dummies covers all the basics and beyond to give you hands-on, all-encompassing coverage of your new smartphone. Written in plain English and packed with tons of full-color photographs that help bring the information to life, this friendly guide shows you how to activate the iPhone, control the multi-touch and voice-recognition interfaces, tour the iPhone's built-in apps and settings, set up security features, start sending texts, and configure e-mail. Next, it moves on to tackling the iPhone's more advanced features, like capturing and sharing photos, tapping into maps, acquiring and listening to music, creating and sharing notes and memos, making video calls with FaceTime, and much more. Fully updated to reflect Apple's newest iPhone hardware and iOS software, along with the new iLife and iWork apps, this new edition of iPhone All-in-One For Dummies takes the guesswork out of making the most of your iPhone. If you're using your Apple smartphone at home, at work, or on the go, everything you need to have fun and work smarter with your iPhone is right inside. Covers iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and older iPhone models Offers five full-color books of content that add up to nearly 600 pages of material—big bang for your buck Provides steps for setting up your iPhone and synching with iCloud Includes complementary online video course material Walks through troubleshooting and fixing common iPhone problems Whether this is your first iPhone or an upgrade to the latest version, iPhone All-in-One For Dummies helps you unlock all of its incredible capabilities.
Description : If you’ve got incredible iOS ideas, get this book andbring them to life! iOS 7 represents the most significant update to Apple’smobile operating system since the first iPhone was released, andeven the most seasoned app developers are looking for informationon how to take advantage of the latest iOS 7 features in their appdesigns. That’s where iOS App Development For Dummiescomes in! Whether you’re a programming hobbyist wanting tobuild an app for fun or a professional developer looking to expandinto the iOS market, this book will walk you through thefundamentals of building a universal app that stands out in the iOScrowd. Walks you through joining Apple’s developer program,downloading the latest SDK, and working with Apple’sdeveloper tools Explains the key differences between iPad and iPhone apps andhow to use each device’s features to your advantage Shows you how to design your app with the end user in mind andcreate a fantastic user experience Covers using nib files, views, view controllers, interfaceobjects, gesture recognizers, and much more There’s no time like now to tap into the power of iOS– start building the next big app today with help from iOSApp Development For Dummies!