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Which version of iOS?

Bear Bibeault
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As iOS 5 is imminent, is it safe to assume that the focus of the book is on iOS 4? The book description doesn't specify.


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Johannes Fahrenkrug
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Yes, it was written based on iOS 4. Since Apple imposes an NDA, we wouldn't even be allowed to write about iOS 5 specific stuff.

Just about everything that's covered in the book is the same in iOS 5, though. The book focuses on the language Objective-C, and that language will not change from iOS 4 to 5, except for a few additions for ARC (automated reference counting).

It won't be outdated and obsolete once iOS 5 is released.

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And when you are done with the book you can head over to https://developer.apple.com/videos/wwdc/2011/ for iOS5 new features.
Bear Bibeault
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Johannes Fahrenkrug wrote:It won't be outdated and obsolete once iOS 5 is released.


Good to know. As I had pointed out in another topic, staying ahead of the curve while writing a book is quite the challenge!
 
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