Dashcode For Dummies by Jesse Feiler

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Create widgets and Web apps for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac OS X with Dashcode

Dashcode is a software application that makes it quick and easy to create dashboard widgets and Web apps for Mac computers, iPhone, and iPad. Widgets and Web apps connect users with content from the Web such as Twitter feeds, movie showtimes, news updates, and more. Dashcode provides a library of graphic elements and standard code that you just drag-and-drop into your app, and this guide shows you how to use it to bring your idea to life. Learn to create, customize, and distribute your apps, even if you're a programming novice.

Dashcode provides a quick and easy way to create dashboard and Web widgets for Apple devicesThis guide shows you how to use the built-in Dashcode tools, including graphical elements and functional code, to create Web apps using your dataLearn to customize your app, add media, retrieve data from Web services for your app, and deploy your widgetsEven if you're new to programming, you can learn to create and distribute widgets with Dashcode

Dashcode For Dummies gets you up and running with this cool tool for creating unique Web apps and dashboard widgets.

 

About Jesse Feiler

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Jesse Feiler is a developer, web designer, trainer, and author. He has been an Apple developer since 1985, and has worked with mobile devices starting with Apple's Newton and continuing with the iOS products (iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad). His books include Sams Teach Yourself Core Data in 24 Hours, Data-Driven iOS Apps for iPad and iPhone with FileMaker Pro, Bento by FileMaker, and FileMaker Go (Sams/Pearson), Using FileMaker Bento (Sams/Pearson), FileMaker Pro in Depth (Sams/Pearson), Sams Teach Yourself Drupal in 24 Hours (Sams/Pearson), Get Rich with Apps!Your Guide to Reaching More Customers and Making Money NOW (McGraw-Hill), Database-Driven Web Sites (Harcourt), How to Do Everything with Web 2.0 Mashups (McGraw-Hill), iWork '09 for Dummies (Wiley), and The Bento Book (Sams/Pearson). He has written about Objective-C and the Apple frameworks in Rhapsody Developer's Guide (AP Professional, 1997) and Mac OS X Developer's Guide (Morgan Kaufmann, 2001). He is the author of MinutesMachine, the meeting management software for iPad. There are more details at champlainarts.com. A native of Washington DC, he has lived in New York City and currently lives in Plattsburgh, NY. He can be reached at northcountryconsulting.com.
 
Published December 13, 2010 by For Dummies. 456 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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