big nerd ranch PDF: 1 to 10 of 21 results fetched - page 1 [an]

Kotlin Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

https://www.amazon.com/Kotlin-Programming-Nerd-Ranch-Guide-e...
Kotlin is a statically typed programming language designed to interoperate with Java and fully supported by Google on the Android operating system. Based on Big Nerd Ranch's popular Kotlin Essentials course, this guide shows you how to work effectively with the Kotlin programming language through hands-on examples and clear explanations of key Kotlin concepts and foundational APIs. Written for Kotlin 1.2, this book will also introduce you to JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA development environment. Whether you are an experienced Android developer looking for modern features beyond what Java offers or a new developer ready to learn your first programming language, the authors will guide you from first principles to advanced usage of Kotlin. By the end of this book, you will be empowered to create reliable, concise applications in Kotlin.
Published by: Big Nerd Ranch | Publication date: 07/13/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 384 pages

iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)

https://www.amazon.com/iOS-Programming-Ranch-Guide-Guides-eb...
Updated for Xcode 8, Swift 3, and iOS 10, iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide leads you through the essential concepts, tools, and techniques for developing iOS applications. After completing this book, you will have the know-how and the confidence you need to tackle iOS projects of your own. Based on Big Nerd Ranch's popular iOS training and its well-tested materials and methodology, this bestselling guide teaches iOS concepts and coding in tandem. The result is instruction that is relevant and useful. Throughout the book, the authors explain what's important and share their insights into the larger context of the iOS platform. You get a real understanding of how iOS development works, the many features that are available, and when and where to apply what you've learned.
Published by: Big Nerd Ranch Guides | Publication date: 12/31/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 416 pages

Swift Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, 2/e (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)

https://www.amazon.com/Swift-Programming-Ranch-Guide-Guides-...
Published by: Big Nerd Ranch Guides | Publication date: 11/23/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 480 pages

iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)

https://www.amazon.com/iOS-Programming-Ranch-Guide-Guides-eb...
Updated and expanded to cover iOS 7 and Xcode 5, iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide leads you through the essential concepts, tools, and techniques for developing iOS applications. After completing this book, you will have the know-how and the confidence you need to tackle iOS projects of your own. Based on Big Nerd Ranch's popular iOS Bootcamp course and its well-tested materials and methodology, this bestselling guide teaches iOS concepts and coding in tandem. The result is instruction that is relevant and useful. Throughout the book, the authors explain what's important and share their insights into the larger context of the iOS platform. You get a real understanding of how iOS development works, the many features that are available, and when and where to apply what you've learned. Here are some of the topics covered:
  • Xcode 5, Instruments, and Storyboards
  • Building interfaces using the iOS 7 aesthetic
  • ARC and strong and weak references
  • Handling touch events and gestures
  • Toolbars, navigation controllers, and split view controllers
  • Using Auto Layout to scale user interfaces
  • Using Dynamic Type to scale fonts
  • Localization and Internationalization
  • Block syntax and use
  • Saving/loading data: Archiving and Core Data
  • Core Location and Map Kit
  • Communicating with web services using JSON
  • Using the Model-View-Controller-Store design pattern
Published by: Big Nerd Ranch Guides | Publication date: 02/14/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 560 pages

iOS 11 App Development Essentials: Learn to Develop iOS 11 Apps with Xcode 9 and Swift 4

https://www.amazon.com/iOS-11-App-Development-Essentials-ebo...
iOS 11 App Development Essentials, the latest edition of this popular book series, has now been fully updated for the iOS 11 SDK, Xcode 9 and the Swift 4 programming language.This publication is available for purchase in print and Kindle editions. The print edition consists of 100 chapters and includes a free download of the color PDF of the book with 16 additional chapters. The Kindle edition contains all 116 chapters.Beginning with the basics, this book provides an outline of the steps necessary to set up an iOS development environment. An introduction to the architecture of iOS 11 and programming in Swift 4 is provided, followed by an in-depth look at the design of iOS applications and user interfaces. More advanced topics such as file handling, database management, graphics drawing and animation are also covered, as are touch screen handling, gesture recognition, multitasking, location management, local notifications, camera access and video playback support. Other features are also covered including Auto Layout, local map search, user interface animation using UIKit dynamics, Siri integration, iMessage app development, CloudKit sharing, biometric authentication, SpriteKit games development and audio to text transcription.Additional features of iOS development using Xcode are also covered, including Swift playgrounds, universal user interface design using size classes, app extensions, Interface Builder Live Views, embedded frameworks, collection and stack layouts and CloudKit data storage.The key new features of iOS 11 and Xcode 9 are also covered in detail, including Swift 4, drag and drop integration and the document browser.The aim of this book, therefore, is to teach you the skills necessary to build your own apps for iOS 11. Assuming you are ready to download the iOS 11 SDK and Xcode 9, have an Intel-based Mac and ideas for some apps to develop, you are ready to get started.
Author: Neil Smyth
Published by: Payload Media, Inc. | Publication date: 02/20/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 812 pages

Front-End Web Development: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)

https://www.amazon.com/Front-End-Web-Development-Ranch-Guide...
The action in software development has shifted from packaged software to Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) built with front-end web development tools. All over the world, companies are desperate to hire software professionals with these new skills; job placement services are scrambling to find candidates. Front-End Web Development: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide brings together all the crucial JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 skills that experienced developers need to succeed in modern front-end development.   Writing for programmers coming from older platforms or different web paradigms, two Big Nerd Ranch boot camp trainers get you up-to-speed fast on tools and best practices you need right now. Each chapter guides you through essential concepts and APIs for front-end web development, as you build example applications that have been carefully crafted and refined through real-world instruction at Big Nerd Ranch's programming boot camps. Step by step, Chris Aquino and Todd Gandee show you how to create rich web experiences, modern websites, and outstanding web/mobile apps.   You'll learn how to:
  • Implement responsive UIs
  • Access remote web services
  • Architect apps with Ember.js
  • Debug and test your code with cutting-edge development tools
  • Harness Node.js and today's powerful npm open-source modules
  • And much more
This is the newest title in the Big Nerd Ranch Press series, straight from the world-class programming trainers at The Big Nerd Ranch.
Published by: Big Nerd Ranch Guides | Publication date: 08/01/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 478 pages

Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)

https://www.amazon.com/Android-Programming-Ranch-Guide-Guide...
Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide: is an introductory Android book for programmers with Java experience. Based on Big Nerd Ranch’s popular Android Bootcamp course, this guide will lead you through the wilderness using hands-on example apps combined with clear explanations of key concepts and APIs. This book focuses on practical techniques for developing apps compatible with all versions of Android widely used today (Android 2.2 - 4.2). Write and run code every step of the way – creating apps that catalog crime scenes, browse photos, track your jogging route, and more. Each chapter and app has been designed and tested to provide the knowledge and experience you need to get started in Android development. Write and run code every step of the way — creating apps that catalog crime scenes, browse photos, track your jogging route, and more. Each chapter and app has been designed and tested to provide the knowledge and experience you need to get started in Android development. "Big Nerd Ranch provided the training we needed to get hundreds of engineers building skillfully on Android. This book is a great distillation of that training and will be a huge help to anyone looking to ramp up as well." – Mike Shaver, Director of Mobile Engineering, Facebook "…a must-have for the developer just starting in Android or ready for more advanced techniques. I was impressed with this book’s content and clarity of presentation. The authors explain simple and complex Android topics with equal ease." – James Steele, author of The Android Developer's Cookbook
Published by: Big Nerd Ranch Guides | Publication date: 04/09/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 625 pages

iOS Apps for Masterminds 4th Edition: How to take advantage of Swift 4.2, iOS 12, and Xcode 10 to create insanely great apps for iPhones and iPads

https://www.amazon.com/iOS-Apps-Masterminds-4th-advantage-eb...
Learn how to create apps for iOS 12 before anyone else. This is the first book to teach you how to work with Swift 4.2, Xcode 10, iOS 12 and the new APIs introduced by Apple.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 functional examples that guide beginners and experts through the most fundamental frameworks 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.This book includes:
  • Introduction to Swift 4.2
  • Swift Paradigm
  • Foundation Framework
  • UIKit Framework
  • Auto Layout
  • Size Classes
  • Navigation Controllers
  • Scroll Views
  • Stack Views
  • Table Views
  • Collection Views
  • Split View Controller
  • Alert Views
  • Notifications
  • Files
  • Archiving
  • Core Data
  • iCloud
  • CloudKit
  • Core Graphics and Quartz 2D
  • Core Animation
  • AVFoundation
  • Camera and Photos Library
  • Web Kit Views
  • Gesture Recognizers
  • Timers
  • Operation Queues
  • Error Handling
  • Image and Video
  • Internationalization
  • ...and more!
iOS app development with iOS 12, Xcode 10 and Swift 4.2App development, Swift programming, Create apps, Create app, iPhone apps, Build app, Swift language, develop application, Objective-C, Apple development, iOS development, iOS Apps, Program apps.
Author: J.D Gauchat
Publication date: 08/14/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 819 pages

Objective-C Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)

https://www.amazon.com/Objective-C-Programming-Ranch-Guide-G...
Want to write iOS apps or desktop Mac applications? This introduction to programming and the Objective-C language is your first step on the journey from someone who uses apps to someone who writes them. Based on Big Nerd Ranch's popular Objective-C Bootcamp, Objective-C Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide covers C, Objective-C, and the common programming idioms that enable developers to make the most of Apple technologies. Compatible with Xcode 5, iOS 7, and OS X Mavericks (10.9), this guide features short chapters and an engaging style to keep you motivated and moving forward. At the same time, it encourages you to think critically as a programmer. Here are some of the topics covered:
  • Using Xcode, Apple’s documentation, and other tools
  • Programming basics: variables, loops, functions, etc.
  • Objects, classes, methods, and messages
  • Pointers, addresses, and memory management with ARC
  • Properties and Key-Value Coding (KVC)
  • Class extensions
  • Categories
  • Classes from the Foundation framework
  • Blocks
  • Delegation, target-action, and notification design patterns
  • Key-Value Observing (KVO)
  • Runtime basics
Published by: Big Nerd Ranch Guides | Publication date: 11/20/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 371 pages, ISBN 9780133491906

Cocoa Programming for OS X: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)

https://www.amazon.com/Cocoa-Programming-OS-Ranch-Guides-ebo...
Covering the bulk of what you need to know to develop full-featured applications for OS X, this edition is updated for OS X Yosemite (10.10),  Xcode 6, and Swift. Written in an engaging tutorial style and class-tested for clarity and accuracy, it is an invaluable resource for any Mac programmer. The authors introduce the two most commonly used Mac developer tools: Xcode and Instruments. They also cover the Swift language, basic application architecture, and the major design patterns of Cocoa. Examples are illustrated with exemplary code, written in the idioms of the Cocoa community, to show you how Mac programs should be written.   After reading this book, you will know enough to understand and utilize Apple’s online documentation for your own unique needs. And you will know enough to write your own stylish code.   This edition was written for Xcode 6.3 and Swift 1.2. At WWDC 2015, Apple announced Xcode 7 and Swift 2, both of which introduce significant updates that (along with some changes to Cocoa for OS X 10.11) affect some of the exercises in this book. We have prepared a companion guide listing the changes needed to use Xcode 7 to work through the exercises in the book; it is available at https://github.com/bignerdranch/cocoa-programming-for-osx-5e/blob/master/Swift2.md.
Published by: Big Nerd Ranch Guides | Publication date: 04/16/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 555 pages
[1] 23Next
PDFfetch