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iOS Programming Cookbook

By : Hossam Ghareeb
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iOS Programming Cookbook

By: Hossam Ghareeb

Overview of this book

Do you want to understand all the facets of iOS programming and build complex iOS apps? Then you have come to the right place. This problem-solution guide will help you to eliminate expensive learning curves and focus on specific issues to make you proficient at tasks and the speed-up time involved. Beginning with some advanced UI components such as Stack Views and UICollectionView, you will gradually move on to building an interface efficiently. You will work through adding gesture recognizer and touch elements on table cells for custom actions. You will work with the Photos framework to access and manipulate photos. You will then prepare your app for multitasking and write responsive and highly efficient apps. Next, you will integrate maps and core location services while making your app more secure through various encryption methods. Finally, you will dive deep into the advanced techniques of implementing notifications while working with memory management and optimizing the performance of your apps. By the end of the book, you will master most of the latest iOS 10 frameworks.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
iOS Programming Cookbook
About the Author
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Most of our apps nowadays highly depend on notifications when they implement most of its features. Notifying users with specific actions is the best practice rather than letting them keep checking the app for any updates. All of us now are aware of Push Notifications while receiving messages or notifications from your friends in social networks, new e-mails, reminders from apps to do specific actions, and so on. Push Notifications now are being enhanced in each new version of iOS to deliver the user the best benefit of push notifications and support newer features.

In this chapter, we will give you a great coverage of the most important topics in notifications. We will start by working with push notification, which are the most important part of notifications in iOS. This type of notifications is sent via server side to mobile phones, which requires Internet connection on the iOS device. Then, we will see how to create interactive notifications and present images. Presenting...