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  • Create applications specifically designed for the iPad.
  • Consume .NET web services, including WCF.
  • Capture and manage multimedia resources using the device's camera and microphone.
  • Use the accelerometer to capture and respond to device movements.
  • Create location-aware applications using the built-in GPS, compass and mapping features.
  • Create graphics and animation for powerful applications.
  • Effectively use multitasking features to provide a user-friendly experience.
  • Target worldwide audience with localization techniques and deploy to the App Store.
  • Introduction to some of the new features of iOS 5

MonoTouch brings the amazing revenue opportunities of Apple’s billion dollar app store to C# and .NET developers.

This cookbook leaves no stone unturned, providing you with practical recipes covering user interfaces, data management, multimedia , web services, and localization, right through to application deployment on the app store.

Whatever the area of MonoTouch iOS development you need to know about, you will find a recipe for it in this cookbook. Minimum theory and maximum practical action defines this book. It is jam packed with recipes for interacting with the device hardware, like the GPS, compass and the accelerometer. Recipes for those all important real world issues such as designing the UI with the integrated designer introduced with Xcode 4. It is the essential cookbook for C# and .NET developers wanting to be part of the exciting and lucrative world of iOS development.

  • Detailed examples covering every aspect of iOS development using MonoTouch and C#/.NET
  • Create fully working MonoTouch projects using step-by-step instructions.
  • Recipes for creating iOS applications meeting Apple's guidelines.
Page Count 384
Course Length 11 hours 31 minutes
ISBN 9781849691468
Date Of Publication 14 Dec 2011


Dimitris Tavlikos

Dimitris Tavlikos is a freelance software developer living in Greece. With over 10 years of professional experience as a programmer, he specializes in mobile development with clients all over the world. Dimitris has a passion for programming, and has recently been awarded the Xamarin MVP designation for his work. He has written a book on iOS development and various articles on his blog.