Posts tagged as: iphone

iPhone In Action Book – Free Chapter Downloads

November 11th, 2009 Posted by: - posted under:Articles - 7 Comments

Manning Publishing has started their MEAP (Manning Early Access Program) for the book I am working on. What this means for you is FREE DOWNLOADS. There is currently only one chapter available, but there will be more as the book progresses.

The chapter currently available is about audio recording and playback. It goes into detail about the AVAudio frameworks as well as the MPMediaPlayer.

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iPhone Coding Tutorial – Creating an Online Leaderboard For Your Games

October 29th, 2009 Posted by: - posted under:Tutorials - 48 Comments

As you may have seen, there are quite a few services out there offering free leaderboards. These are great and all, but sometimes you want to have complete control over your data. I have put together a complete tutorial detailing step by step how you can create your own online leaderboard. This will also give you a very simple introduction to interfacing with web services.

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Anyone else having issues with MPMoviePlayerController in iPhone OS 3.0?

July 21st, 2009 Posted by: - posted under:Articles - 27 Comments

Ok, so I’m currently updating an application for work and am getting some strange behavior with MPMoviePlayerController when trying to stream video. The problem is:
When the user presses the “Done” button on the player during the buffering stage (right after it finishes saying “loading video…” but before the video starts playing), the player hides and the audio (for the video) begins to play in the background. At this point, there are 3 ways for it to stop.

Start playing …

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RightSignature Featured on TechCrunch

June 1st, 2009 Posted by: - posted under:Articles - Comments Off


WOW, one of the apps we have been working on has been featured on TechCrunch. The application is called RightSignature. It allows you to digitally sign documents from any computer and your iPhone. It’s a great piece of software that anyone who needs documents signed should definitely try out. If you sign up through TechCrunch’s link you can get 2 months free of the premium service. Can’t beat that!
So be sure to check …

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January 30th, 2009 Posted by: - posted under:Articles - 4 Comments

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Stay tuned for the next game programming tutorial. Should be up soon…
Happy iCoding.

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iPhone Programming Tutorial – Intro to SOAP Web Services

November 3rd, 2008 Posted by: - posted under:Tutorials - 148 Comments

This tutorial was contributed by Dave (AKA Clarke76) on the Forums.
WebSite: http://viium.com
-Main project on site is eDuo. A .Net app that connects to OWA Exchange and forwards to IMAP account. Free program for those who can’t use Active Sync
Important Links:
[WebService] http://viium.com/WebService/HelloWorld.asmx
http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Cocoa/Conceptual/URLLoadingSystem/Tasks/UsingNSURLConnection.html
http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Cocoa/Conceptual/XMLParsing/XMLParsing.html
http://www.w3schools.com/soap/default.asp
-After creating our XML data / SOAP request, we create a URLRequest. We add HTTP Header values, those values you read from the WebService.
-We set the HTTP Method to POST
-We set out HTTP Body …

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iPhone Programming Tutorial – Saving/Retrieving Data Using NSUserDefaults

October 3rd, 2008 Posted by: - posted under:Tutorials - 160 Comments

In this tutorial, I will be showing you how you can save and retrieve different types of data using the NSUserDefaults object. Saving this way is great for when you want to save small amounts of data such as High Scores, Login Information, and program state.
Saving to the NSUserDefaults is great because it does not require any special database knowledge. So if you don’t want/have an SQLite3 database for your app, this would be the way to go.
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iPhone Programming Tutorial – Creating a ToDo List Using SQLite Part 4

September 22nd, 2008 Posted by: - posted under:Tutorials - 115 Comments

This is the final installment of our 4 part series of creating a Todo list for the iPhone. In this tutorial, I will detail how to add and delete new todo objects from the SQLite database. Make sure that you have completed the following tutorials before you begin this one:

iPhone Programming Tutorial – Creating a ToDo List Using SQLite Part 1

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iPhone Programming Tutorial – Creating a ToDo List Using SQLite Part 3

September 10th, 2008 Posted by: - posted under:Tutorials - 68 Comments

This is part 3 in our multipart series of creating a todo list for the iPhone. For this, you must have completed the following tutorials.

iPhone Programming Tutorial – Creating a ToDo List Using SQLite Part 1
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iPhone 2.0.1 Firmware Update

August 5th, 2008 Posted by: - posted under:Articles - 5 Comments


Well, it has been about 3 weeks now since the launch of the iPhone and Apple has released the much anticipated 2.0.1 software update for the iPhone yesterday.
Since downloading this 250 MB beast of firmware, I haven’t had much time to play with it. After a quick runthrough of a few programs, I have noticed an overall performance improvement. They seemed to have fixed the lag when scrolling through contacts, which was a huge frustration for me.
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