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marco biagini
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Joined: Jan 05, 2010
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Hi,
I'm very interested in developing mobile apps and actually I'm an Android freelance programmer but I would like in the future to work also with Apple's devices, so this book promo it's really what I needed!
The Android books I have studied developed one or two apps from the first chapter to the last, have you choosen the same approach in your book?
And do you think having a knowledge of the Android programming could be useful in learning Objective-c?

Thanks


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Johannes Fahrenkrug
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Joined: Mar 07, 2007
Posts: 22
Hi Marco,

having knowledge on a different mobile platform is very valuable: You already know about the hardware constraints of a mobile platform and the different UI/UX patterns on mobile devices. When it comes to the APIs, however, iOS is quite different from Android.

And yes: one application is developed throughout the book. Some chapters build some stand-alone applications as well, though.

- Johannes
 
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