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iOS 8 Video How-To

Video Description

Skip the reading and learn by watching!

Short, clear videos show you visually how to perform individual tasks in iOS 8!

iOS 8 Video How-To is a series of short, 2- to 5-minute how-to videos that walk you through a specific task or technique related to iOS 8 application development.

Adapted from John Ray’s book Sams Teach Yourself iOS 8 Application Development in 24 Hours, each video is self-contained and focused entirely on one particular task. You can either go through the videos in sequence or you can jump into a particular task, see how something is done, and then jump out again.

About the Instructor

John Ray is currently serving as the Director of the Office of Research Information Systems at the Ohio State University. His many books include Using TCP/IP: Special Edition, Maximum Mac OS X Security, Mac OS X Unleashed, Teach Yourself Dreamweaver MX in 21 Days, andSams Teach Yourself iOS 7 Application Development in 24 Hours.

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Just a couple minutes is all you need to learn how to...

  • Prepare a Device for Development
  • Run Applications
  • Create Projects
  • Use Snapshots
  • Use the iOS Simulator
  • Use Xcode Documentation
  • Use Xcode Quick Help
  • Use the iOS Playground
  • Use the Object Library and Attributes Inspector
  • Connect to Objects and Actions
  • Create Outlets and Actions
  • Review Connections
  • Use Image Slicing
  • Hide the Keyboard
  • Use Sliders
  • Implement Steppers
  • Create a Simple Web Browser
  • Use Paginated Scrolling
  • Create Alerts
  • Create Action Sheets
  • Create a Multiscene Application
  • Create a Popover
  • Use Toolbars and Bar Buttons
  • Create a Countdown Timer
  • Set Up a Navigation Bar Controller
  • Set Up a Tab Bar Controller
  • Understand Tables
  • Explore the Master-Detail Project Template
  • Create a Settings Bundle
  • Read a Settings Bundle
  • Add and Fix Constraints
  • Use Centering Constraints
  • Add Gestures in Code
  • Create a Shake Gesture
  • Sense Orientation Changes
  • Read Accelerometer Values
  • Add Photos in the iOS Simulator
  • Access the Image Picker
  • Configure Map Views
  • Find a Latitude and Longitude
  • Read Locations
  • Simulate Locations
  • Enable Background Processing
  • Return to Foreground
  • Tour a Universal Application
  • Answer the Question—iPhone or iPad?
  • Debug
  • Evaluate Your Application’s Execution

Table of Contents

  1. Learn how to...
    1. Prepare a Device for Development 00:02:08
    2. Run Applications 00:02:32
    3. Create Projects 00:03:34
    4. Use Snapshots 00:03:20
    5. Use the iOS Simulator 00:02:36
    6. Use Xcode Documentation 00:03:09
    7. Use Xcode Quick Help 00:03:22
    8. Use the iOS Playground 00:02:55
    9. Use the Object Library and Attributes Inspector 00:03:09
    10. Connect to Objects and Actions 00:03:24
    11. Create Outlets and Actions 00:04:25
    12. Review Connections 00:04:11
    13. Use Image Slicing 00:05:01
    14. Hide the Keyboard 00:03:16
    15. Use Sliders 00:04:39
    16. Implement Steppers 00:04:45
    17. Create a Simple Web Browser 00:06:22
    18. Use Paginated Scrolling 00:04:33
    19. Create Alerts 00:03:15
    20. Create Action Sheets 00:03:22
    21. Create a Multiscene Application 00:03:11
    22. Create a Popover 00:03:10
    23. Use Toolbars and Bar Buttons 00:03:52
    24. Create a Countdown Timer 00:05:34
    25. Set Up a Navigation Bar Controller 00:06:12
    26. Set Up a Tab Bar Controller 00:05:28
    27. Understand Tables 00:05:58
    28. Explore the Master-Detail Project Template 00:03:56
    29. Create a Settings Bundle 00:06:50
    30. Read a Settings Bundle 00:03:02
    31. Add and Fix Constraints 00:03:23
    32. Use Centering Constraints 00:03:06
    33. Add Gestures in Code 00:03:40
    34. Create a Shake Gesture 00:03:02
    35. Sense Orientation Changes 00:03:51
    36. Read Accelerometer Values 00:04:17
    37. Add Photos in the iOS Simulator 00:02:38
    38. Access the Image Picker 00:04:49
    39. Configure Map Views 00:03:49
    40. Find a Latitude and Longitude 00:04:11
    41. Read Locations 00:04:54
    42. Simulate Locations 00:04:04
    43. Enable Background Processing 00:03:23
    44. Return to Foreground 00:03:30
    45. Tour a Universal Application 00:03:19
    46. Answer the Question—iPhone or iPad? 00:02:48
    47. Debug 00:03:57
    48. Evaluate Your Application’s Execution 00:02:05