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iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, 5th Edition

By Christian Keur, Aaron Hillegass

Published by Big Nerd Ranch Guides

Published Date: Dec 16, 2015


iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide leads you through the essential concepts, tools, and techniques for developing iOS applications. After completing this book, you will have the know-how and the confidence you need to tackle iOS projects of your own. Based on Big Nerd Ranch's popular iOS Bootcamp course and its well-tested materials and methodology, this bestselling guide teaches iOS concepts and coding in tandem. The result is instruction that is relevant and useful.


Throughout the book, the authors explain what's important and share their insights into the larger context of the iOS platform. You get a real understanding of how iOS development works, the many features that are available, and when and where to apply what you've learned.

Table of Contents

1: A Simple iOS Application
 2: The Swift Language
 3: Structures and Classes
 4: Views and the View Hierarchy
 5: UIScrollView and Delegation
 6: View Controllers
 7: Controlling Animations
 8: UITableView and UITableViewController
 9: Editing UITableView
10: UINavigationController
11: Camera
12: Saving, Loading, and Application States
13: Introduction to Auto Layout
14: Auto Layout: Programmatic Constraints
15: Size Classes
16: Autorotation, Modal View Controllers, and Popover Controllers
17: Localization
18: UIStoryboard
19: Touch Events and UIResponder
20: UIGestureRecognizer and UIMenuController
21: Web Services
22: Collection Views
23: Core Data