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📒Programming With Quartz ✍ David Gelphman
✏Programming with Quartz Book Summary : An in-depth overview of the new sophisticated graphics system of Mac OS X Tiger explains how to exploit the latest state-of-the-art graphics of OS X in a variety of applications, providing an introduction to 2D graphics concepts and tips on working with PDF documents, bitmap graphics, and text. Original. (Intermediate)
📒Iphone Sdk Application Development ✍ Jonathan Zdziarski
✏iPhone SDK Application Development Book Summary : This practical book offers the knowledge and code you need to create cutting-edge mobile applications and games for the iPhone and iPod Touch, using Apple's iPhone SDK. iPhone SDK Application Development introduces you to this development paradigm and the Objective-C language it uses with numerous examples, and also walks you through the many SDK frameworks necessary for designing full-featured applications. This book will help you: Design user interface elements with Interface Builder and the UI Kit framework Create application controls, such as windows and navigation bars Build and manage layers and transformations using Core Graphics and Quartz Core Mix and play sound files using AVFoundation, and record and play back digital sound streams using Audio Toolbox Handle network programming with the CFNetwork framework Use the Core Location framework to interact with the iPhone's GPS Add movie players to your application iPhone SDK Application Development will benefit experienced developers and those just starting out on the iPhone. Important development concepts are explained thoroughly, and enough advanced examples are provided to make this book a great reference once you become an expert.
📒Learning Quartz Composer ✍ Graham Robinson
✏Learning Quartz Composer Book Summary : Create Amazing Real-Time Motion Graphics with Quartz Composer! Apple's Quartz Composer makes it amazingly easy to create real-time graphics of all kinds: for screensavers, animations, kiosk art, film effects, Dashboard Widgets, graphically-rich apps, and more. But few content creators use QC, because they've had practically no useful help-until now. In this book/DVD bundle, two renowned VJs who've pushed this tool to the limit show you how to do it, too! You needn't be a technical expert: Graham Robinson and Surya Buchwald introduce each concept through a hands-on project, with videos demonstrating every step. They start extremely simple, offering beautiful visual feedback and encouraging you to freely explore. The video and text work together to help you build mastery fast, as you create everything from data-driven effects to compelling live performance visuals! Coverage includes Mastering Quartz Composer's powerful interface Grabbing live inputs from music or cameras for unique interaction and improvisation Outputting video files for everything from smartphone screens to HD video edits Using built-in image filters to add visual effects Creating organic motion with LFOs, interpolation, and trackballs Fixing problems and figuring out what you did wrong Making rain, fire, and other cool stuff with particles Integrating MIDI musical instruments and other audio resources Mastering lighting and timelines Building richer environments with replication, iteration, and 3D modeling Pushing the boundaries with secret patches, CoreImage filters, and GLSL If you're a motion graphics designer, filmmaker, VJ, artist, interactive programmer, Cocoa developer, or any other type of "Maker," this book will guide you from acolyte to wizard in no time... and it just might be the most fun instructional you'll ever read! 0321636945 / 9780321636942 Learning Quartz Composer: A Hands-On Guide to Creating Motion Graphics with Quartz Composer Package consists of: 013308776X / 9780133087765 Learning Quartz Composer: A Hands-On Guide to Creating Motion Graphics with Quartz Composer 0321857577 / 9780321857576 Learning Quartz Composer, DVD: A Hands-On Guide to Creating Motion Graphics with Quartz Composer 0321857585 / 9780321857583 Learning Quartz Composer, Book Component: A Hands-On Guide to Creating Motion Graphics with Quartz Composer
📒Iphone Open Application Development ✍ Jonathan Zdziarski
✏iPhone Open Application Development Book Summary : "Great for beginners -- even if you don't know object-oriented programming, you can learn from examples on the 'Net and be on your way very soon. You will be able to confidently build apps that rival the ones included by Apple itself."-- Josh Content, iPhone Developer Developers everywhere are eager to create applications for the iPhone, and many of them prefer the open source, community-developed tool chain to Apple's own toolkit. In this new edition of iPhone Open Application Development, author Jonathan Zdziarski covers the latest version of the open toolkit -- now updated for Apple's iPhone 2.x software and iPhone 3G -- and explains in clear language how to create applications using Objective-C and the iPhone API. Zdziarski, who cracked the iPhone code and built the first fully-functional application with the open toolkit, includes detailed recipes and complete examples for graphics and audio programming, games programming with the CoreSurfaces and CoreImage interfaces, working with iTunes, and using sensors. With the open toolkit and this book, you can build iPhone applications that: Display status bars, preference tables, and other standard elements of the iPhone user interface Play pre-recorded files or program-generated sounds Read and write plain text files and HTML files, including pages from the Web, and control display elements, such as scrollbars Read and respond to changes in orientation when the user turns the phone around And more. The first edition of this book developed an instant following and became the center of a movement. The second edition of iPhone Open Application Development will make this open source toolkit an indispensable part of iPhone application development.
📒Quartz 2d Graphics For Mac Os X Developers ✍ R. Scott Thompson
✏Quartz 2D Graphics for Mac OS X Developers Book Summary : Hands-on guide to understanding and utilizing Quartz and Core Image, the two major graphic technologies in the Apple Core Graphics Framework.
📒Healing Quartz Crystals ✍ John D. Rea
✏Healing Quartz Crystals Book Summary :
📒Beginning Iphone 4 Development ✍ David Mark
✏Beginning iPhone 4 Development Book Summary : Beginning iPhone 4 Development is here! The authors of the bestselling Beginning iPhone 3 Development are back, with the same excellent material completely updated for iOS 4 and written from the ground up using the latest version of Apple's Xcode 3. All source code has been updated to use the latest Xcode templates and current APIs, and all-new screenshots show Xcode 3 in action. Beginning iPhone 4 Development is a complete course in iOS 4 apps development. You’ll master techniques that work on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. We start with the basics, showing you how to download and install the tools you'll need, and how to create your first simple application. Next you’ll learn to integrate all the interface elements iOS users have come to know and love, such as buttons, switches, pickers, toolbars, and sliders. You’ll master a variety of design patterns, from the simplest single view to complex hierarchical drill-downs. The confusing art of table building will be demystified, and you’ll learn techniques to save and retrieve your data using SQLite, iPhone’s built-in database management system and Core Data, the standard for persistence that Apple brought to iOS with the release of SDK 3. And there’s much more! You’ll learn to draw using Quartz 2D and OpenGL ES, add multitouch gestural support (pinches and swipes) to your applications, and work with the camera, photo library, accelerometer, and built-in GPS. You’ll discover the fine points of application preferences and learn how to localize your apps for multiple languages. You'll also learn how to use the new concurrency APIs included in iOS 4, and make robust multithreaded applications using Grand Central Dispatch. The iPhone 4 update to the best-selling and most recommended book for Cocoa touch developers Written in an accessible, easy-to-follow style Full of useful tips and techniques to help you become an iOS pro NOTE: For iPhone 4S or iOS 5 apps development, please instead check out the next edition of this book, Beginning iOS 5 Development - now available.
📒The Book Of Stones Revised Edition ✍ Robert Simmons
✏The Book of Stones Revised Edition Book Summary : Often dubbed the "crystals bible," this comprehensive reference guide to the spiritual and healing qualities of 455 sacred stones has become the go-to book for looking up the properties of gems and minerals. Each entry includes vivid color photographs for each stone to aid identification and to showcase its beauty, as well as listing its scientific information, its element and chakra correspondences, and the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits of each stone. Illustrated by gorgeously lit, clear color photos to aid quick identification, the book offers an illuminating alphabetical journey through the mineral kingdom, stone by stone. This new edition of The Book of Stones, the best-selling guide to some of Earth's most beautiful natural objects, is revised to include 76 new entries. The book begins with two introductory chapters detailing advice by authors Naisha Ahsian and Robert Simmons on how to work with crystals and stones--including the concept of crystal resonance and the scientific observation that living organisms (such as ourselves) are liquid crystalline structures. Each entry begins with the stone name and photo, plus its elemental and chakra correspondences, as well as keywords that indicate its properties. Next comes a description of the crystal structure, hardness, history, and known locations of each mineral, plus any relevant legend or lore from the past. Each author then offers their own take and personal insights on the subtle energy properties and spiritual applications of the stone. The entries conclude with summaries of the spiritual, emotional, and physical healing qualities of the stone, and an affirmation for evoking its potential benefits. The book's presentation is straightforward enough to make it an excellent introduction for beginners, yet the level of detail and the depth of research make it an invaluable resource for the most experienced stone practitioners.
📒Ios 4 Programming Cookbook ✍ Vandad Nahavandipoor
✏iOS 4 Programming Cookbook Book Summary : You can build a variety of amazing apps on the iOS platform—and every one of them presents a unique set of problems. With the recipes in this cookbook, you'll go beyond theory to solve the vexing, real-life issues you’re likely to face when creating apps for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Each recipe provides a clear solution and sample code that you can use right away. You'll find solutions for working with development frameworks in iOS SDK 4 and technologies such as Cocoa, Objective-C, Xcode, and Interface Builder. Whether you have a little or a lot of experience with iOS development, you’ll find the help you need for every phase of the process, from initial idea to completed project. Work with Objective-C classes, objects, properties, delegates, and memory management Construct a user interface with gesture recognizers Develop location-aware applications with the Map Kit and Core Location APIs Build apps that play audio and video, manage calendars and events, access contacts and groups, or tap into the Photo Library Use the Core Motion framework to access the accelerometer and gyroscope Maintain persistent storage for iOS apps with the Core Data framework Create multitasking-aware apps that let users leave and return without losing their place
📒Iphone Ios4 Development Essentials Xcode 4 Edition ✍ Neil Smyth
✏iPhone iOS4 Development Essentials Xcode 4 Edition Book Summary :