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I’m very happy to announce my new book, Learning AV Foundation, is available for pre-order from InformIT. Enter MCCUNE1808 to receive a 35% discount. This is the book I wish I had a few years ago, and I hope it will provide you with the understanding and inspiration to build amazing media applications for iOS […]

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Learning AV Foundation Book in Development

by Bob McCune on November 8, 2013

I mentioned earlier in the the year that a major focus of mine has been to help better educate people about AV Foundation. I’m happy to announce I’m working on a new book called Learning AV Foundation that will provide a comprehensive guide to mastering the framework. The book provides a hands-on guide to working […]

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CocoaConf Review

by Bob McCune on April 24, 2013

I had the great opportunity this spring to attend and speak at a couple different stops on the CocoaConf Spring Tour. I was at the event in D.C. in March and this past weekend returned from the event in San Jose. Now that I've had a couple CocoaConfs under my belt I thought I'd share […]

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Media Editing with AV Foundation

by Bob McCune on March 25, 2013

This past weekend I spoke at the CocoaConf event in DC. This was my first time attending CocoaConf so didn’t know what to expect, but I was very impressed by the format and quality of the conference and thought the organizers did an excellent job. I’m speaking again in San Jose next month and will […]

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Learning AV Foundation – Slides & Code

by Bob McCune on March 14, 2013

Tonight I gave an updated version of my “Learning AV Foundation” talk at the MN CocoaHeads meeting. In a rare move I actually posted my slides and sample code before I gave the talk. You can find the materials here: Speaker Deck: Learning AV Foundation Slideshare: Learning AV Foundation GitHub: AV Foundation Demos Thanks to […]

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Learning AV Foundation

by Bob McCune on March 11, 2013

AV Foundation is Apple’s advanced Objective-C framework for working with timed media in iOS apps. The framework, as we know it today, was first introduced in iOS 4 and has seen signficant additions and enhancements in both iOS 5 and iOS 6. Starting with Mac OS 10.7 it is also the default media framework for […]

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