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Sams Teach Yourself iPhone Application Development in 24 Hours by John Ray, Sean Johnson

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Hour 11. Getting the User’s Attention

What You’ll Learn in This Hour

Different types of iPhone notifications

How to create alert views

How to use action sheets to present options

How to implement short sounds and vibrations

The iPhone presents developers with many opportunities for creating unique user interfaces, but certain elements must be consistent across all applications. When users need to be notified of an application event or make a critical decision, it is important that they be presented with interface elements that immediately make sense. In this hour, we look at several different ways an application can notify a user that something has happened. It’s up to you to determine what that “something” is, but these ...

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