September 29, 2010

Want to write a killer app? Start with a killer device: the iPad. It’s in a class by itself, and it opens up a whole new world of possibilities. There are great iPad-specific apps out there, and we’re waiting to see yours! Get started today with iPad Programming: A Quick-Start Guide for iPhone Developers; now in print and shipping from pragprog.com/titles/sfipad.

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iPad Programming: A Quick-Start Guide for iPhone Developers

Discover what the iPad really is, what the iPad is capable of, and how you can take advantage of it.

This quick-start guide will have you writing iPad apps right away using a combination of the familiar iPhone APIs along with the new APIs and additional templates designed specifically for creating iPad applications. You’ll learn all about Split Views, how to use Gestures, custom keyboards and of course, video. In this book we don’t just teach you to write apps that run on an iPad, we teach you to create a new breed of application that will delight iPad users.

Available now in paperback and in PDF, epub, and mobi formats from pragprog.com/titles/sfipad.

Coming Soon:

  • The RSpec Book: Behaviour Driven Development with RSpec, Cucumber, and Friends in print. Updated for Rails 3 and RSpec 2
  • Agile in a Flash card deck
  • Seven Languages in Seven Weeks in print
  • Driving Technical Change: Why People On Your Team Don’t Act On Good Ideas, and How to Convince Them They Should in print
  • HTML5 and CSS3: Develop with Tomorrow’s Standards Today in print

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