Learn IPhone and IPad App Development with FileMaker Pro (Paperback)L. Long (author)
Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 05/01/2011
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The iPhone and the iPod Touch have been a tremendous success! Apple is now the third largest mobile phone manufacturer by revenue. Applications available on the App Store have reached six figures and app downloads are now in the billions. The recent release of the iPad will only continue to expand this phenomenal wave of excitement With FileMaker software, you can create, customize, and share easy-to-use software solutions quickly and easily. Millions of customers - individuals, small businesses, teams in education and government, workgroups in Fortune 100 companies - all manage, analyze, and share information with FileMaker database software. The marriage of these two technologies is the focus of Building iPhone & iPad Apps with FileMaker Pro Server. Written in a friendly, easy-to-follow style, Building iPhone & iPad Apps with FileMaker Pro Server walks you through the process of creating an 'iDevice' (an iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad) application from start to finish. You'll learn how to create a FileMaker Pro database that will be used on your computer to exchange data to and from your app. You'll start by creating a small demo application. From there, you'll learn about Core Data, an important persistence mechanism that will store your users' data on the device. You'll also see how to handle data editing and syncing. You'll create two User Interface models: one for the larger iPad and one for the smaller iPhone/iPod Touch. We'll work with several virtual keyboards, we'll utilize some multi-threading, and we'll add Push Notifications. In addition, we'll explore ways to add some functionality to the FileMaker database so that local computer users can use and share the same data. What you'll learn create, customize, and share easy-to-use Filemaker database solutions for millions of customers quickly and easilyallow your application users to manage, analyze and share information with Filemaker database softwarehow to create an iPhone OS App from start to finish for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPadhow to achieve data persistence with Core Dataabout data editing and data-syncing facilities how to utilize multi-threading how to add Push notifications to your apps Who this book is for This book is for anyone who wants to learn to write an iPhone/iPad app that shares its data with a hosted FileMaker database.No previous iPhone programming experience is required. No previous FileMaker experience is required.
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 454 g
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