PhotoWheel for iPad

PhotoWheel is a free photo library app for the iPad available in the App Store. PhotoWheel is also the app you build as you read and work through the book Learning iPad Programming. As you work on building the app, you learn many elements of the iOS development including:

  • Storyboards, scenes, and segues
  • View controller containment
  • Core Data and iCloud Synching
  • Printing with AirPrint
  • Wireless video out with AirPlay
  • RESTful web services
Available on the AppStore

About PhotoWheel

The app from the book Learning iPad Programming

Purpose

PhotoWheel is not designed to be the best personal photo library manager on the iPad. Instead, it is designed to help you learn how to build apps for the iPad.

PhotoWheel comes from the book Learning iPad Programming, written by Kirby Turner and Tom Harrington. The book takes you through the entire process of designing, prototyping, and implementing a real world iPad application, i.e., PhotoWheel, that is available in the App Store today.

Features

Features of PhotoWheel include:

* Importing photos from the Photos app library
* Importing photos from Flickr
* Sharing photos via email
* Viewing photos in a full screen browser and on your TV using an Apple TV
* Adding cool effects to your photos

These features and more mean you, as a programmer reading the book, learn many elements of iOS development including:

* Storyboards, scenes, and segues
* View controller containment
* Core Data and iCloud Synching
* Printing with AirPrint
* Wireless video out with AirPlay
* RESTful web services

Open Source Software

PhotoWheel is not only free, it's open source software meaning you can download the source code and start making your own changes to the app. Visit github.com/kirbyt/photowheel to get the source code.