iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide5th Edition


iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide leads you through the essential concepts, tools and techniques for developing iOS applications, giving you the know-how and confidence you need to tackle iOS apps of your own. Based on our Beginning iOS bootcamp, this bestselling guide teaches iOS concepts and coding in tandem.

About the Book

In this edition, updated for Swift 2.0, iOS 9 and Xcode 7, the authors cover everything from creating an Xcode project to controlling animations, Core Data and more. You'll gain an understanding of how iOS development works, the many features that are available, and when and where to apply what you've learned.

About the Authors

Christian Keur's Bio Pic

Christian Keur is a senior instructor and software engineer at Big Nerd Ranch, where he maintains the course materials for our Beginning iOS bootcamp. Christian earned a degree in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology and can often be found wandering around Atlanta, glancing up at the stars or reading a book.

Aaron Hillegass' Bio Pic

Aaron Hillegass, founder of Big Nerd Ranch and a former employee at NeXT and Apple, has nearly two decades of experience in programming and teaching Objective-C, Cocoa, and, more recently, iOS. Aaron is co-author of Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X and Objective-C Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide.