Beginning iPhone for Commuters Premiers in New York City, October 3-9, 2009

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From October 3-9, 2009, the off-site iPhone training class held in the Big Apple offers individuals access to instruction on one of the most sought-after technologies in the industry with the ability to sleep in the comfort of their own beds.

In the coming years, or even months, we can expect to see groundbreaking new developments in smartphone technology. It is a playground for innovators.

If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere: Beginning iPhone for Commuters premiers in Times Square, October 3-9, 2009

New York City. Capital of the world.

It only makes sense that the best provider of iPhone training brings its Beginning iPhone for Commuters training class to the city that doesn't sleep.

From October 3-9, 2009, the off-site iPhone training class held in the Big Apple offers individuals access to instruction on one of the most sought-after technologies in the industry with the ability to sleep in the comfort of their own beds.

Big Nerd Ranch, Inc. premier provider of intensive classes for programmers, web developers and system administrators, has a proven track record for delivering state-of-the-art training classes with a focus on excellence. The iPhone Bootcamp at the Big Nerd Ranch is no different, providing intensive, context-laden instruction on iPhone and iPod touch development in just seven days.

"We are just beginning to realize the application development potential in the iPhone and the handheld device market," said Aaron Hillegass, Big Nerd Ranch founder and President. "In the coming years, or even months, we can expect to see groundbreaking new developments in smartphone technology. It is a playground for innovators."

The class covers everything a student needs to know to begin developing applications for iPhone; course topics include:

Using Xcode and the iPhone Simulator and an overview of Objective-C, the language used in all iPhone development
Drawing with Core Graphics and animating graphics with Core Animation
Using NSURL and NSURLConnection to access web services and CFNetwork to do socket communications
Dealing with orientation and using the Accelerometer for input
Integrating the camera, address book, and audio into applications
Using Core Location to determine the user location and localizing applications for international use
Students attending the class are responsible for bringing an iPhone or iPod touch, a USB connection cord for the handset, and a Mac with version 10.5.7 and the most recent version of Xcode installed.

Read more about Beginning iPhone for Commuters (including the complete syllabus) or our instructors Brian Hardy and Joe Conway.

The Big Nerd Ranch offers intensive training classes for Unix and Mac OS X programmers. Class price of $3750 includes lunch and original instruction materials. Students are encouraged to bring independent projects to class, allowing for input from classmates and individual instructor attention. For more information, call (404) 931-3359 or visit http://www.bignerdranch.com.

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