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iOS 4 in Action: Developing iPhone and iPad Apps by Shannon Appelcline, Christopher Allen, Brandon Trebitowski, Jocelyn Harrington

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Chapter 11. Media: images and the camera

 

This chapter covers
  • Accessing and manipulating images
  • Using the camera
  • Creating a simple collage application
  • Using AirPrint for images

 

So far, our focus has mainly been on text. Sure, we’ve displayed the occasional UIImage, such as the mountain drawing in the previous chapter, but we’ve considered only the simplest means for doing so.

The iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad offer an experience that’s potentially much richer and more engaging. Cameras, a microphone, a complete library of photos, and a speaker are just some of the utilities built into these devices. Less the camera, the first-generation iPad contains all the aforementioned libraries. In this chapter and the next, we’ll look at these features ...

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