Building iPhone Apps A few months back, I wrote many blog posts about a project I was working on: a client for browsing Tumblr's pictures (see one of my post here). While working on this, I had a chance to find a new iPad client: TumbleBee. I was (I'm still) impressed by this simple and very well designed Tumblr client.
Just Getting Started? Building iOS Apps From Scratch is an introduction to Objective-C and Cocoa for first-time coders. It explains Obj-C’s unique syntax, the Cocoa frameworks, creating and using objects, Model-View-Controller, and the basics of building an app’s interface. This is suggested reading before tackling project tutorials. Interface Design Techniques Lighting & Realism In Interface Design is an introduction to designing beautiful, realistic interfaces in Photoshop. Design Then Code ~ iPhone & iPad Interface Design Tutorials
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Here are the 16 chapters and 91 essays that make up the book. Introduction chapter 1 What is Getting Real?