iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide4th Edition


If it's the basics of iPhone and iPad application development you're looking for, you'll want our iOS programming guideā€”complete with updates for iOS 7 and Xcode 5. Based on our Beginning iOS bootcamp, it will take you from novice to creator of your very first app.

About the Book

iPhone Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide is based on Big Nerd Ranch's Beginning iPhone Bootcamp and takes the same approach as our tried and true classes: learning the necessary programming concepts by actually building appllications.

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.

Joe Conway's Bio Pic

Joe Conway recently started stable/kernel, a mobile development company focused on delivering the highest quality software built upon the principles of Big Nerd Ranch