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#40614: P2.0 printing, June 2009; Version 2009-5-26 First sentence of 3rd full paragraph: "..., there many Apple publications ..." should proba...more...
P1.0
01-Sep-09
17-18
#41134: (Duplicate of #35393, reported on PDF page 26 seven months prior to the latest printing.) The book indicates that x needs to be interpolate...more...
P1.0
29-Oct-09
18
#43419: Setting Up the Window You’ll find an Xcode project and the necessary files in your code folder at code/CocoaAnimation/FirstAnimation/FirstAni...more...
P1.0
22-May-10
19

#47164: P2.0: The NSMakeRect() function is called a method one sentence after it's introduced.--Miëtek Bak

P1.0
05-Jun-11
31
#46506: When is the actual i phone five ( or even the successor of the iPhone 4) likely to be released? I personally lost my apple iphone a month ...more...
P1.0
02-Mar-11
34

#39262: The call to CGPathAddLineToPoint() right before CGPathCloseSubpath() is unnecessary and should be removed.--Sigjuice

P1.0
27-May-09
34
#42468: In the bounce method of KeyFrameView.m, you're animating from the current origin of mover's frame. This works well enough so long as the anim...more...
P1.0
19-Mar-10
36

#39261: Lines 8, 9, 10 and 11 of initWithFrame: do nothing and should be removed.--Sigjuice

P1.0
27-May-09
45
#44267: "Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful ...more...
P1.0
25-Jul-10
45
#44268: "The perceived speed of an animation gives subtle cues to our users about what has happened or is about to happen. Subtle clues are the ones t...more...
P1.0
25-Jul-10
115
#50706: "We will discuss perspective transformations in the section on layers in 3D space." I consider a "perspective transformations" to be a rot...more...
P2.1
04-Feb-13
115

#50707: Figure 37 caption is wrong. Same as Figure 36.--Gordon Apple

P2.1
04-Feb-13
135
#41206: When I ran the Menu Layout Project first mentioned on PDF page 135, each time I pressed the down arrow, the next menu item would get all scrun...more...
P1.0
06-Nov-09
139
#41207: I got the same error as #41206 for the other two apps in "Layers in 3D" (Platter and Platter 3D Transform)... "each time I pressed the down a...more...
P1.0
06-Nov-09