My Books

Here are the books that I’ve written over the years – they are all technology focused and the early ones are all about mobile technology. My most recent title is about RStudio, which is a programming IDE for data work.

Learn RStudio IDE

Discover how to use the popular RStudio IDE as a professional tool that includes code refactoring support, debugging, and Git version control integration. This book gives you a tour of RStudio and shows you how it helps you do exploratory data analysis; build data visualizations with ggplot; and create custom R packages and web-based interactive visualizations with Shiny. In addition, you will cover common data analysis tasks including importing data from diverse sources such as SAS files, CSV files, and JSON. You will map out the features in RStudio so that you will be able to customize RStudio to fit your own style of coding.
Finally, you will see how to save a ton of time by adopting best practices and using packages to extend RStudio. Learn RStudio IDE is a quick, no-nonsense tutorial of RStudio that will give you a head start to develop the insights you need in your data science projects.

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Swift Quick Syntax Reference

Swift Quick Syntax Reference is a 120-page condensed code and syntax reference to the Swift programming language, which is the alternative language to Objective-C behind the APIs found in iOS 8 and Mac OS SDKs. It presents the essential Swift syntax in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference.

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How to Build an App

This is the last version of my How to Make an iPhone App series. It provides a step by step process to build an iPhone app with iOS 7 using the updated Apple recommendations for user interfaces. Five years of lessons learned from teaching hundreds of engineers iOS and Objective-C make this book the most practice guide out there for mastering the basics of iPhone development.

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Objective-C Quick Reference

The Objective-C Quick Syntax Reference is a condensed code and syntax reference to the popular Objective-C programming language, which is the core language behind the APIs found in the Apple iOS and Mac OS SDKs. It presents the essential Objective-C syntax in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference.

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Objective-C Recipes

Objective-C Recipes provides a problem solution approach for dealing with key aspects of Objective-C programming, ensuring you have the indispensable reference you need to successfully execute common programming tasks.

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