Media praise for Programming iOS 5

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"This is by far one of the best programming books I have ever read. The author's approach and writing style made it a pleasure to read. He does a great job of explaining complex topics and always covers everything in depth."
-- T. Anderson,

"Why this book doesn't have 'definitive' in the title is beyond me. I think it's perhaps the best iOS programming book I've read - by far. It covers the subject in clear and concise terms that experienced and non-experienced developers can get up to speed quickly and with little head scratching. I wish I had read this book first before starting app development on the iOS platform."
-- Bill Cunningham, I Programmer

"Matt touches on all of the important things you will need to know before you start programming for iOS. I found this book to be very thorough and easy to follow. Any previous programming experience you can bring to the table will definitely help, but due to the unique style of Objective-C you may have to adjust how you think about achieving your programming goals. " Full Review >
-- Ronald Tjoelker,

"Clear introduction to the fundamentals you'll need to start programming iOS." Full Review >
-- Jason Wadsworth,

"A thorough tour through iOS development" Full Review >
-- Ricardo Banffy,

"This book is suitable to understand the functionalities of iOS API comprehensively and shallowly. If readers are not familiar with Objective-C language and how to operate the user interface of xcode, they can create first application steadily. Because there are too much examples, readers can grasp the overview of iOS API. In my impression, this book doesn't have enough images and figures to understand what views are showed in UI as the result and how to operate the xcode UI. If next version is revised to contain more graphical information, it would help readers to understand more effectively." Full Review >
-- Hitoshi Uchida,

"iOS (iPhone OS) is Apple's unified operating system for its handheld/ mobile computing environments including the iPhone, iPad and the iPod touch. Matt Neuburg, the author of the O'Reilly "Programming iOS" series, has established himself as an expert in both the operating system and the large API set that supports it. His experience and authority shows throughout the book "” this is clearly somebody who's spent decades in his field and has some real, useful, hands-on experience to share." Full Review >
-- Joshua Davies,

"Great reference book for when you need more in-depth, fundamental knowledge on topics that are only briefly discussed in other books. I wouldn't recommend it as your first iOS developer book, but more as a companion or reference book as you learn iOS development." Full Review >
-- David Hayden,

"El éxito de los productos cuyo nombre comienzan con I hacen que quienes quieran hacer carrera como desarrolladores tengan sí o sí saber a programar para el Iphone/Ipad. En ese sentido este libro es una herramienta imprescindible. Comenzando por los fundamentos de la versión Apple del lenguaje C (OBJETIVE-C), Las herramientas de desarrollo Xcode y las APis de Cocoa Touch." Full Review >
-- Diego Gonzalez,

"Another iOS book, and a definitive chunky book to go through, but this book isn't designed for someone who has to read it cover-to-cover. This book is in fact a complete A-to-Z of concepts and topics in iOS, that should cover almost all of what you need. Beyond this book, you can focus on a specific topic. The second iteration of this book also introduces new iOS 5 concepts such as ARC memory management, the concept of adding private declarations within the implementation files and so forth, bringing your reference book up to speed with what's current." Full Review >
-- Doron Katz,

"This book is simply a new release of "Programming iOS 4"³. It contains lots of new information you won't find in previous release "“ mostly related to most recent changes in iOS 5. One of these features are story boards." Full Review >
-- Michal Konrad Owsiak,