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Head First iPhone and iPad Development eBook [Giveaway] iphonedevelopmentebookThink you that a great idea for an amazing iPhone and iPad app that no one else has thought of? Well, get to it and build the app!

This week, we’ll be giving away 25 copies of Head First iPhone and iPad Development eBook by Dan and Tracey Pilone from O’Reilly Media. Jump in for a quick description of the book and join the giveaway!

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Quoting O’Reilly,

Let’s say you have a killer app idea for iPhone and iPad. Where do you begin? Head First iPhone and iPad Development will help you get your first application up and running in no time. You’ll not only learn how to design for Apple’s devices, you’ll also master the iPhone SDK tools — including Interface Builder, Xcode, and Objective-C programming principles — to make your app stand out.

Whether you’re a seasoned Mac developer who wants to jump into the App store, or someone with strong object-oriented programming skills but no Mac experience, this book is a complete learning experience for creating eye-catching, top-selling iPhone and iPad applications.

  • Install the iPhone OS SDK and get started using Interface Builder and XCode
  • Put Objective-C core concepts to work, including message passing, protocols, properties, and memory management
  • Take advantage of iPhone OS patterns such as datasources and delegates
  • Preview your applications in the Simulator
  • Build more complicated interactions that utilize multiple views, data entry/editing, and rotation
  • Work with the iPhone’s camera, GPS, and accelerometer
  • Optimize, test, and distribute your application
  • Win a free copy of this ebook and start developing iOS apps! We’ve got 25 copies to give away this week.

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