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More iPhone Cool Projects

Cool Developers Reveal the Details of Their Cooler Apps and Discuss Their iPad Development Experiences

  • Authors
  • Experienced developers describing real-world programming and sharing their own hard-won code.

  • Not just the usual beginner fluff, but elegant solutions to complex programming problems

  • A diverse range of cooler techniques covered and fully explained and illustrated with screenshots Written by the developers all the other developers wish they could be


About this book


Everyone is developing iPhone applications, and it's clear why. The iPhone is the coolest mobile device available, and the App Store makes it simple to get an application out into the unstoppable iPhone app market. With hundreds of thousands of app developers entering the game, it's crucial to learn from those who have actually succeeded. This book shows you how some of the most innovative and creative iPhone application developers have developed cool, best-selling apps.

Not only does every successful application have a story, but behind every great app is excellent code. In this book, you'll see the code and learn how to use it to make your own cool applications. You'll learn everything from importing 3D art assets into your iPhone game to using Cocos2d for iPhone and iPad. This book shares the secrets of the coolest iPhone apps being built today by the best iPhone developers—invaluable knowledge for anyone who wants to create the app that everyone is talking about.


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About the authors

Ben Britten Smith has been writing software on Apple platforms for 15 years. Most notably, he was given an Academy Award for technical achievement for his feature film work with Mac-based suspended camera control systems. Lately, he has switched his efforts from the big screen to the small screen. His first iPhone game, SnowDude, was published to the App Store a few months after the software development kit became available. Since then, he has written a dozen apps for various clients, including the games Snowferno, the award winning Mole Quest for the Terracore Gem, and the Gamebook Adventures series. Ben lives in Melbourne, Australia with his wife, Leonie, and their pet bunnies.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title More iPhone Cool Projects
  • Book Subtitle Cool Developers Reveal the Details of Their Cooler Apps and Discuss Their iPad Development Experiences
  • Authors Ben Smith
    Danton Chin
    Leon Palm
    Dave Smith
    Charles Smith
    Claus Hoefele
    Saul Mora
    Arne de Vries
    Joost van de Wijgerd
    Scott Penberthy
    Ben Kazez
    Roderick Smith
    Stephen Chin
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Apress 2010
  • Publisher Name Apress
  • eBook Packages Professional and Applied Computing Professional and Applied Computing (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4302-2922-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4302-2923-0
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages , 360
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Apple and iOS
    Computer Applications
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
IT & Software