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This book delivers all the information developers need to quickly start building successful iOS apps for Apple's market-leading mobile devices: iPhone and iPod touch. Best-selling author and iPhone development guru Erica Sadun has thoroughly revised and focused her market-leading book to cover the brand-new iOS 5. The iOS 5 Developer's Cookbook is packed with ready-made solutions for the challenges every iOS developer faces - eliminating trial-and-error and helping developers build reliable apps from the very beginning. Sadun teaches each new concept and technique through robust, cookbook code that is easy to reuse and extend. This isn't just cut-and-paste: using her examples, Sadun fully explains both the "how" and "why" of effective iOS development. Topics covered in The iOS 5 Developer's Cookbook include: " Designing effective interfaces " Leveraging Apple's frameworks " Working with view controllers, split views, animations, and images " Using gestures and touches " Building and using controls, popovers, alerts, and other features New iOS developers will especially appreciate Sadun's example-rich introductions to Objective-C, the Xcode 4 integrated development environment, and Interface Builder.