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Designing for the iPad

Building Applications that Sell

Chris Stevens

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device, and with iTunes on your computer. Books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.

Description

Get in the game of developing successful apps for the iPad
Designing for the iPad presents unique challenges for developers and requires an entirely different mindset of elements to consider when creating apps. Written by a highly successful iPad software developer, this book teaches you how to think about the creation process differently when designing iPad apps and escorts you through the process of building applications that have the best chance for success. You'll learn how to take advantage of the iPad's exciting new features and tackle an array of new design challenges so that you can make your app look spectacular, work intuitively, and sell, sell, sell!
Bestselling iPad app developer Chris Stevens shares insight and tips for creating a unique and sellable iPad app Walks you through sketching out an app, refining ideas, prototyping designs, organizing a collaborative project, and more Highlights new code frameworks and discusses interface design choices Offers insider advice on using the latest coding options to make your app a surefire success Details iPad design philosophies, the difference between industrial and retail apps, and ways to design for multiple screen orientations
Designing for the iPad escorts you through the steps of developing apps for the iPad, from pencil sketch all the way through to the iPad App Store.

Customer Reviews

Time for a revision?

This book had some good insights, but the section on app pricing took a bit of a cop-out and said basically, it depends.

I think this book could use a revision to mention newer design tools (like iMockups), and newer iPads, in-app purchases, iCloud, and so on...

Designing for the iPad
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  • $25.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Operating Systems
  • Published: Jan 04, 2011
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Seller: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Print Length: 352 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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