Explore the world of Mac OS X to build apps with Packt's new book

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[prMac.com] Mumbai, India - Robert has more than 30 years' experience in designing, implementing, and testing software. He wrote his first App in 1979, as a high school student. More recently, he has focused on developing games and utilities for Mac OS X. He has developed popular Mac OS X Apps including ShredIt X, NetShred X, Music Man, iVCD, and many more.

The book will help users start developing applications for Mac OS X and will teach them to use features such as the iSight camera and the mulch-touch trackpad. It takes readers through the basic concepts and tools and accesses information from the Internet to enhance the functionality. They will learn to store and retrieve information from Apple's iCloud server, and fix problems that cause an app to crash.

Well explained illustrations, diagrams and tips filled with real world examples will help readers to discover the fundamental aspects of OS X development while investigating innovative platform features to create a final product which take advantage of the unique aspects of OS X. Users will therefore learn how to use Xcode tools to create and share Mac OS X apps, while also exploring numerous OS X features including iCloud, mulch-touch trackpad, and the iSight camera.

Some of the chapters covered in the book are:
Chapter 1: Our First Program - SimpleCalc
Chapter 2: Debugger - Finding and Fixing Problems
Chapter 3: System Preferences - NewDefaults
Chapter 4: Business Application - Global Currency Converter
Chapter 5: Personal Information - Numbers in the iCloud
Chapter 6: Painting - Multi-finger Paint
Chapter 7: Capturing Still Images - iSight iMage cApture App
Chapter 8: Video Recording - iSight Recorder
Chapter 9: Video Recording - Full Screen iSight Recorder
Chapter 10: Sharing Our App with Others - Becoming a Mac Developer

Filled with example the book is aimed at beginners and experienced programmers who have great ideas for working with Mac OS X apps. For more information, please visit website.

Located in Mumbai, India, Packt is a modern, unique publishing company with a focus on producing cutting-edge books for communities of developers, administrators, and newbies alike. Copyright (C) 2013 Packt. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

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