Chapter 1. Getting Started with iOS

Everybody has an idea for an app. This is a warning from me to you, because when you finish this book and start telling people that you create apps for the iPhone or iPad, it will begin. Before you finish whatever point you’re making, you will hear, “I have an idea for an app.”

Naturally, as an app developer or designer, you’ve probably chosen to follow the unspoken rule: listen politely to these ideas and respond, “Interesting, that’s a good idea!” Meanwhile, in your mind you’re going over every reason why their app wouldn’t work, how it already exists, how it has no potential customers except the person telling you about it, or why it would get rejected by the iTunes App Store.

So while everybody may have ...

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