From Idea to App

From Idea to App

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There may be a€œan app for that, a€ but every app starts as an idea. Ideas can come from anyonea€”designers or developers, marketing managers or CEOsa€”and this book is about bringing those ideas to life. iOS is a remarkable platform, both from a technology standpoint and as a pure business opportunity. With over 10 billion apps downloaded through the iTunes App Store, and over 50 million new iOS devices expected to ship in 2011, no other platform puts big business and individual developers on a level playing field like iOS does. Needless to say, if you have an idea for an app, now is the time to make it happen. Whether youa€™re a designer or a developer, this book will help you: Create basic user interface elements Understand navigation metaphors and practices Design for multiple devices Customize system UI elements Incorporate system-provided and custom animations Use touch- and motion-based gestures Create UIViews and UIViewControllers using Core Graphics Avoid rejection by the iTunes App StoreFor example, when you are sending a text message on your iPhone, as you tap the camera icon to attach an image to your ... Because modal views are designed to be self-contained tasks, you should give users a clear exit from the modal view either at the ... iPad, modal views can be configured to occupy only a portion of the screen while on the iPhone or iPod touch they must occupy the entire screen.

Title:From Idea to App
Author:Shawn Welch
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2011-03-17


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