Chapter 2. Our First Application

Once you have everything installed from the first chapter, you're ready to start building iOS applications. In this chapter, we're going to build a single-screen "Hello, World" application specifically for the iPhone/iPod Touch. By the end of this chapter, you'll be familiar with:

  • Creating MonoTouchprojects

  • Using Interface Builder to create screens

  • Wiring up controls via outlets and creating actions

  • Handling UI events in code

  • Deploying to and running applications in the iOS Simulator

Without further ado, let's get started.

Starting the Example

First, launch MonoDevelop. Your screen should show something similar to following (Figure 2-1).

Figure 2.1. MonoDevelop

As a standard IDE, it should look pretty familiar. It's very ...

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