Posts Tagged ‘iPhone SDK’

Chris Hardy MonoTouch iApp Interview from Mix10

In March at Microsoft Mix 2010 in Vegas, I had the good luck to meet one of our authors from the Professional iPhone Programming with MonoTouch and .NET/C# team, Chris Hardy, along with Geoff Norton who works on MonoTouch for Novell. We recorded a few brief interviews that we’d planned to release almost leading up […]

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Displaying Maps in iPad Applications and Monitoring Changes using the Map Kit

Displaying Maps and Monitoring Changes using the Map Kit The iPhone SDK 3.2 ships with the Map Kit framework, a set of libraries that work with the Google Mobile Maps Service. You can use the Map Kit to display maps within your iPad application, as well as to display your current location. In fact, you […]

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Creating iPad Application Preferences

Creating iPad Application Preferences Creating application preferences for your iPad application is a pretty straightforward process. The process involves adding a resource called the Settings Bundle to your project, configuring a property list file, and then deploying your application. When your application is deployed, the application preferences are automatically created for you in the Settings […]

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Creating A Simple iPad Application Table View

Creating A Simple iPad Application Table View The best way to understand how to use a Table view in your iPad application is to create a new View-based Application project and then manually add a Table view to the view and wire it to a View Controller. That way, you understand the various building blocks of the […]

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iPad Application Development Outlets and Actions

Outlets and Actions One of the first things you need to understand in iPad programming is outlets and actions. If you are familiar with traditional programming languages such as Java or C#, this is a concept that requires some time to get used to — the concepts are similar, just that it is a different […]

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Wrox PDF Ebooks DRM-free

  I’ve mentioned a couple of times in response to questions on the p2p.wrox.com forums and twitter that 2010 would be a big year for ebook changes for Wrox. Today I’m happy to announce the first of those: selling Wrox PDF ebooks DRM-free from Wrox.com (and Wrox’s parent Wiley.com). [Updated Feb 4: Here’s our announcement […]

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Detecting iPhone Touch Events

Detecting Touches Before you learn how to detect touches in your application, you first need to acquaint yourself with a few events that handle the detection of touches. You will then be able to know whether the user has single-tapped or double-tapped on your application and react accordingly. Time to get the engine rolling! Make […]

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