Media praise for iPhone App Development: The Missing Manual

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"This book is indispensable for anyone who wants to get serious with iPhone development. It covers not just the technology behind the iPhone OS platform, but the daily life of an iPhone developer—something far more difficult to put into words. Craig has been there since day one, and is now sharing some of his best tricks with all of us. Beginners will quickly get rolling, and even veterans will learn interesting things from the mind of a proven master. "
-- Matt Drance, Bookhouse Software

"If you want to write an iPhone or iPad app, before you download Xcode, buy this book. "
-- Michael Simmons, Cultured Code, developer of Things

"This collection of condensed wisdom is invaluable to app developers. Even experts are likely to learn something new from every page."
-- Marco Arment, Developer of Instapaper

"I’m frequently finding myself chuckling (or outright cracking up) reading @chockenberry’s @appdevmanual. Great stuff!"
-- @SpecMode, From Twitter

"@chockenberry Got your book. After 2 hours with it I’ve said, “Oh, that’s how you do it” at least 12 times. Taking a 2nd stab at #iphonedev."
-- @arrthurr, From Twitter

"Starting out as an iPhone developer is akin to stumbling into a vast and exotic wilderness, filled with unknown danger and untold possibility. It's easy to get lost without a guide. I can think of no one better than Craig Hockenberry and no better book than this to help you on your way."
-- Dylan Bruzenak, Developer of AppViz

"Craig is a great writer, and you just fly through the (600 pages on iPad) book. It’s funny, clever and easy to understand. "
-- Tim Van Damme, Maxvoltar.com

"One thing is certain, though. After reading this Missing Manual, an iPhone fan won't be wondering any more about what it takes to make a winning app for their beloved mobile. "
-- John P. Mello Jr., TechNewsWorld

"One of the issues when developing a book like this, is that it gets outdated quickly. Whats nice is that Hockenberry has updated the code samples to work with iOS4 as of this writing. It should also be noted that affects all authors writing about Apple's iOS: because of Apple's NDA, they cannot write about the most current version. It's great that the sample downloads are updated!"
-- Scott Yoshinaga, iPhoneNewsBlog.com

"If you have an idea for an iPhone App and wonder what it would take to develop and publish it, this is a good book to start with."
-- Jerry Pournelle, Chaos Manor, The User's Column, September 2010, Column 361



"@chockenberry Got your book. After 2 hours with it I’ve said, “Oh, that’s how you do it” at least 12 times. Taking a 2nd stab at #iphonedev."
--@arrthurr, From Twitter