Furrow teaches through a wide spectrum of up-to-date, downloadable code examples. Reflecting the latest UICollectionView best practices, he also offers detailed guidance on application architecture, data retrieval across networks, and efficient content rendering. Coverage includes:What to know about MVC and the iOS app lifecycle in order to succeed with UICollectionView Using Storyboards or .xibs to set up Collection Views, and implementing them in well-performing code Customizing individual cell layouts, and then contextualizing content for users Efficiently organizing content with UICollectionViewFlowLayout Crafting sophisticated custom layouts with UICollectionViewLayoutSubclassing Animating UICollectionViewLayout changes Building more immersive interfaces with gesture recognizers Making the most of new iOS 7 layout-to-layout transitions And much more
Approximately 200 pages.
If you already have some programming experience with iOS SDK and Objective-C, but want a more in-depth tutorial on Xcode, especially Xcode with Apple’s new programming language, Swift, then Beginning Xcode, Swift Edition is for you. The book focuses on the new technologies, tools and features that Apple has bundled into the new Xcode 6, to complement the latest iOS 8 SDK.
By the end of this book, you'll have all of the skills and a variety of examples to draft from to get your Swift app from idea to App Store with all the power of Xcode.