The iPhone Developer's Cookbook: Building Applications with the iPhone 3.0 SDK (2nd Edition)
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The iPhone Developer's Cookbook: Building Applications with the iPhone 3.0 SDK (2nd Edition)

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"This book would be a bargain at ten times its price! If you are writing iPhone software, it will save you weeks of development time. Erica has included dozens of crisp and clear examples illustrating essential iPhone development techniques and many others that show special effects going way beyond Apple's official documentation."-Tim Burks, iPhone Software Developer, Toot...more
Paperback, 888 pages
Published December 18th 2009 by Addison-Wesley Professional (first published October 13th 2008)
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Rating this book a 3 out of 5 might be a bit unfair. Reading this cookbook has convinced me that even the most Apple-y of features (cover flow) is an arduous thing to program for the iPhone. The book is chock full of good information, and will serve as a good reference book when I have issues with particular aspects of iPhone programming... but I could never tell throughout the book how much I actually understood about the SDK.

Even in the later chapters, the amount of new material/APIs/method ca...more
Alexis Goldstein
Excellent stuff. I am awed at the sheer number of examples Erica Sadun was able to put together for this very worthy book. Looking forward to an update for the new SDK.
Have made a few little applications for my iPhone. Some useful examples from the book have helped.
Jerry Martin
Looks to be helpful. Have not tried creating any apps in the development system with it yet.
Matt Sephton
Pretty poor cash in book, included source code is terribly formatted.
Changed platforms, so quit reading this.
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