Matt Neuburg, the author of Programming iOS 5: Fundamentals of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Development, talks about the opportunities involved programming in iOS 5 in particular, and programming in general. The popularity of Apple’s iDevices has brought many new programmers to the platform; Matt examines the motivations and challenges involved, the difficulties Apple faces in supporting the exploding level of interest, how iOS has developed, and much more. Along the way, Matt touches on 21st century publishing, why iOS isn’t perfect, and the future of Apple’s operating systems as they seem to come closer together.
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TidBITS Contributing Editor Matt Neuburg has been writing for the publication since 1991, concentrating on issues surrounding word processing, databases and text organization programs, scripting and innovative programming systems, and a variety of utilities. He has written some popular freeware programs, such as MemoryStick and NotLight. He has created the online documentation for a number of applications, such as Script Debugger and Opal. He has written books about programming Frontier, REALbasic, and AppleScript, and is the author of various Take Control ebooks. You can find out more about him on his site, Some Things by Matt Neuburg and connect with him on Google+.
Programming iOS 5: Fundamentals of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Development by Matt Neuburg, on O’Reilly’s site
Programming iOS 5 samples and code on GitHub