Posts Tagged ‘iPhone’

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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Exploring HTML 5 Media Elements for iPhone Safari Web Pages

Exploring HTML 5 Media Elements for iPhone Safari Web Pages Before iPhone OS 3.0, working with video inside of an iPhone Web app usually consisted of a simple link to a YouTube clip, which then launched the YouTube app. Because Safari on iPhone didn’t (and still doesn’t) support Flash video (FLV), there were few alternatives […]

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Ebookpie.com launches with Wrox Chapters and ebooks

Ebookpie.com launched today and as part of their announcement, they mention both Wrox ebooks and chapters. We’re happy to add ebookpie.com to the growing list of retail partners who sell our ebooks. And I’m especially happy to have them selling our ebooks by the chapter. They’ve picked up Wrox’s "Chapters on Demand" idea as part […]

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iPhone Database Storage Using SQLite3

iPhone Database Storage Using SQLite3   For simple iPhone applications, you can write the data you want to persist to a simple text file. For more structured data, you can use a property list. For large and complex data, it is more efficient to store them using a database. The iPhone comes with the SQLite3 […]

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Identifying the iPhone Safari User Agent

Identifying the User Agent When you are trying to identify the capabilities of the browser requesting your Web site or application, you generally want to avoid detecting the user agent and use object detection instead. However, if you are developing an application designed exclusively for iPhone or need to guarantee the browser being used, user […]

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Programming iPhone Alerts

Using the Alert View One of the views that is not listed in the XCode Library is the UIAlertView. The UIAlertView displays an alert view to the user and is usually created during runtime. Hence, to use it you have to create it using code. The UIAlertView is useful for cases in which you have […]

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Programming Responses to iPhone Device Rotations

Responding to Device Rotations One of the features that modern mobile devices support is the ability to detect the current orientation— portrait or landscape—of the device. An application can take advantage of this ability to readjust the device’s screen to maximize the use of the new orientation. A good example is Safari on the iPhone. […]

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