The iPhone is one of the hottest gadgets in today’s market and much of its success has been fueled by the App Store, Apple’s online marketplace for iPhone Applications. Billions of apps have been downloaded since the launch of the App store. To show new developers how to cash in on this growing market, author and computer guru Rory Lewis created “iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners, iOS 5 Edition” as a launch pad for beginners.
As a veteran programmer, Lewis uses plain English and practical examples in “iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners, iOS 5 Edition” to ensure that all beginners will feel comfortable learning the ins and outs of app development.
“iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners, iOS 5 Edition” provides simple, step-by-step instructions and easily understood examples for the novice developer. New developers will first learn how to set up their computers for iPhone and iPad development. Readers will then start the process by learning how to make small changes to existing applications to grow their knowledge. These beginning skills will form the basics of solid application development. With this hands-on guide, novice developers will be able to create their own simple apps and get them working immediately. Lewis also demonstrates how to create a personal style for each application so that it both looks good and users can easily navigate through it. Readers will also become familiar with how to use the iPhone touch screen and accelerometer. Best of all, they will receive shortcuts and cheat sheets to create apps the easy way.
Lewis’s advice is based on practical knowledge and hands-on experience. “iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners, iOS 5 Edition” cuts through the fog of jargon and misinformation that surrounds iPhone and iPad application development. This innovative resource provides links to videos that will enable the reader to follow along with the author as though they were in their own private classroom.
There are plenty of books out there about application development but most of them have been created for readers who have had some previous computer programming skills. “iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners, iOS 5 Edition” is the go-to guide for the novice developer. With Lewis’s step-by-step book, no prior knowledge is necessary to learn how to create a functional application that can one day be sold in the App Store.