Figures and code appear as they do in Xcode 5.x. Covers iOS 7, Xcode 5.x, iPhone, iPad, and More! Additional files and updates available online. Apple's iOS Platform continues to lead mobile operating systems both in terms of developer interest and profits. In iOS 7, Apple has introduced a radical new interface design that manages to be both visually simple and graphically rich. Using the tools in Xcode 5, developers can create stunning new applications with and deploy them across Apple's growing iOS device family, including the iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, and iPod. With each passing year, the iOS development environment matures and new tools are added to the developer's toolbox (Xcode). While this is great for seasoned pros, it can be overwhelming for new developers. Sams Teach Yourself iOS 7 Application Development in 24 Hours offers a unique approach to learning iOS development by explaining all of the core concepts needed to get started quickly. You will learn everything from how to install the Xcode developer tools to how the Objective-C language works, what the Model-View-Controller design pattern is, and, of course, how to build real, working applications that take advantage of the latest versions of iOS and Xcode. Each chapter provides a hands-on exercise for you to complete and detailed steps describing the development process. After finishing the 24 one-hour lessons in this book, you will be able to write and publish applications for the iOS platform - iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, iPod - and whatever else Apple may have up its sleeves!