iOS Apps for Masterminds leads the reader step by step to master the complex subjects required to create applications for iPhones and iPads. After reading this book, you will know how to program in Swift, how to design user interfaces, and how to work with the most powerful frameworks available for the construction of modern applications.

This book is a complete course that will teach you how to build insanely great applications from scratch. Every chapter explores both basic and complicated concepts of computer programming, the Swift language, and app development. The information is supported by fully functional examples to guide beginners and experts through every single framework included in the iOS SDK. The examples are distributed throughout the book in a specific order to gradually introduce complex topics and make them accessible to everyone.

The goal of iOS Apps for Masterminds is to make you familiar with the most advanced technologies for app development. It was designed to prepare you for the future and was written for the genius inside you, for Masterminds.

Includes 810 pages!
More than 700 Codes Explained!
More than 250 Projects!
What People Say
The BEST BOOK on using Swift for IOS Apps out there!
The BEST BOOK on using Swift for IOS Apps out there! What makes JD great is that he knows how to explain not just the What of creating IOS apps, but his explanations of the WHY of Swift and Swift coding are unmatched. After reading this book and coding the examples, you will definitely be a Mastermind on using Swift to create IOS Apps!
Author puts you in his shoes
I don't like coding in swift as so many functions I've used in the past are built in objective-c. I took a dive thou into this book in seeing if swift would be ideal for me to code in. What I found was an amazing overview of the swift's beginning to multiple examples that can be used for practical use. The author puts you in his shoes and guides you which is the the first time I felt like I was in someone's shoes while reading a programming book. Also, a cool thing I noticed is, I ordered the physical copy, then amazon gave me the kindle for free. Which is cool. I recommend this book for anyone diving into swift for the first time or learning it from an objective-c background.
Better than most
Finally an iOS book that is actually understandable. Nice work!
Five Stars
One of the best iOS books out there.
Excellent book for beginners and intermediates wishing to learn IOS
Excellent book for beginners and intermediates. In so far I am at about 1/2 of the book and I am truly satisfied with this purchase. The author writes clear and concise with excellent explanations and all the codes work well. What I mostly enjoy are the practical life applications provided in the book. All resources are readily available at their website in the event that you need to download images, codes, and references.
A great resource for your iOS library
I have multiple iOS books to learn development, but this book does a great job of taking the reader from the basics of Swift to some advance topics. There are tons of code examples along with the topics covered. It has a textbook feel to it (which I love), but it's not all dry and boring. Overall, I think this is a great resource to have in your iOS library!
Clear and Easy way to learn Swift!
Very clear and easy to understand and replicate all the examples provided for each concept, it has reduced considerably my time to understand swift.
Best iOS 10 Swift 3 book!
It covers everything in a very simple and easy way. If you are a busy developer looking for how to use iOS 10 controls and swift 3 frameworks, look no further. You've found it. Still I think under $8 price tag for mobile version is an error. This book should have been priced $100 at least.
This book covers
Introduction to Computer Programming | Introduction to Swift 4.2 | Swift Paradigm | Foundation Framework | UIKit Framework | Auto Layout | Size Classes and Trait Collections | Navigation Controllers | Stack Views | Scroll Views | Table Views | Collection Views | Split View Controllers | Alert Views | Notifications | Files | Archiving | Core Data | iCloud | CloudKit | Core Graphics and Quartz 2D | Core Animation | AVFoundation | Camera and Photo Library | Web Views | Gesture Recognizers | Timers | Operation Queues | Error Handling | Image and Video | Internationalization and more!
Introduction to Swift 4.2
Learn how a computer program works and how to use the Swift language to create any application you want. Chapters 1, 2 and 3 provide an introduction to app development and the Swift language to prepare you for the rest of the book. You will learn how to create simple programs in Swift and how to work with the Swift programming paradigm.
Create Adaptive User Interfaces
Learn how to use Auto Layout and Size Classes to design user interfaces that adapt to the size of the screen and the space available. Chapter 6 explains how to adapt constraints, elements and fonts to create an interface that works on multiple devices.
Create Universal Applications
Learn how to use Split View Controllers, Table View Controllers, and Collection View Controllers to create applications that work and adapt to every device and screen size.
Store information with Core Data and iCloud
Learn how to work with Core Data to store large amounts of data. Synchronize Core Data with iCloud using CloudKit to let your users share information among devices.
Display Custom Graphics and Videos
Learn how to use Quartz2D to generate custom graphics, Gesture Recognizers to allow user interaction, and the AV Foundation framework to display video and play and record audio.
iOS Apps for Masterminds
How to take advantage of Swift to create insanely great apps for iPhones and iPads
Paperback $ 25.95
eBook $ 9.95
Quick Guides for Masterminds

Complement this book with the following Quick Guides
MapKit Framework
$ 2.99
Core Motion
$ 2.99
Contacts Framework
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