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Upward Mobility: Animating the Leaves of Fall (in Australia)

By James Turner
March 17, 2014

One of nicest features of iOS development is that, frequently, you can pull off visual effects that look amazing without having to write a lot of code. It may be about to start the spring season here, but Down Under …

Mastering iOS Development

By Rachel Roumeliotis
August 22, 2012

Matt Neuburg is an O’Reilly author and long-time writer for tidBITS. We sat down recently to talk about iOS development and how best to build solid apps … the secret is take the time to learn the basics. Key points …

Objective-C and Cocoa: The core of solid iOS apps

Objective-C and Cocoa: The core of solid iOS apps
By Rachel Roumeliotis
July 19, 2012

Jon Manning (@desplesda) and Paris Buttfield-Addison (@parisba) are co-founders of Secret Lab and authors of the forthcoming Learning Cocoa with Objective-C, 3rd Edition Key points from the full video (below) interview include: Embrace Objective-C’s verbosity [Discussed at the 0:30 mark] Just …

Getting started with the SplitViewController on the iPad

By Elisabeth Robson
April 23, 2010

In this screencast, I show you how to build a simple iPad app using the new SplitViewController. As we build the app, you'll learn the basics of creating a SplitViewController-based app, and how to implement a simple XML reader to read an XML feed, display a list of article titles and load an article into the detail view when its title is tapped in the list.

What's your objective in learning Objective-C? Is it the medium or the [message]?

What's your objective in learning Objective-C? Is it the medium or the [message]?
By Andy Oram
June 18, 2009

At O'Reilly Media, we're looking for reader reactions to help guide our new books, workshops, conference sessions, etc. Is it a hurdle you have to leap or a start to a whole new programming style?

Actionscript to Cocoa - Prototyping in Flash for iPhone

By Michael Huntington
November 26, 2008

After months of being gagged and leashed, iPhone developers are now free to talk about the iPhone SDK. Apple has dropped their NDA and opened the flood gates to those new developers who thirst for iPhone programming knowledge. I feel that Actionscript developers will have an easier transition to Cocoa-Touch than developers coming from other languages. Being a long time Actionscript developer myself I found it easy to port from Flash to iPhone. Further down in this article I show how I built my app in Flash and the steps I took to port it over to Cocoa. But first, here’s why I believe the learning curve is very low for Actionscript developers.

Swapping Custom Views with RubyCocoa

By Eric Berry
October 29, 2008

Learn how to swap custom views using RubyCocoa in your interface.

RubyCocoa and NSTables De-Mystified

By Eric Berry
October 17, 2008

Screencast showing how to create a RubyCocoa application which pulls search results from Amazon using their Web API and populates a table.

New Cocoa Book

By Daniel H. Steinberg
September 19, 2008

One of the things I love about writing a book is it forces me to poke around into corners that I would otherwise just gloss over. My latest book on Cocoa Programming is no different -- I'm having a blast.

The Tools of the Trade

By Matt Twomey
July 28, 2008

In which I try not to gripe about the NDA (gripe-worthy though it may be) and instead look for answers to more basic questions about iPhone development and it's roots in OS X tools.

Ruby Cocoa

By Daniel H. Steinberg
June 5, 2008

Hey, you got Ruby in my Cocoa. Mmmm. Two great taste treats.

Cocoa Spaces

By Daniel H. Steinberg
March 27, 2008

Imagine giving your iPhone the power of a nearby eight-core Mac Pro.

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