Chapter 1. Hello! iPhone

This chapter covers

  • The Apple Developer website
  • Installing the iPhone SDK
  • Introduction to Xcode and Interface Builder
  • Hello, World!

The iPhone is a fun and powerful phone, and no matter how many apps there are in the App Store, everyone has an idea for another one. It’s great that there’s finally a combination of a large market, a distribution model, and a way to get paid that makes it easy for hobbyist programmers to make a little money (or in some cases, a lot of money) with simple apps.

Look at iSteam. It’s an app that lets you steam up your phone with your breath and that squeaks when you run your finger across ...

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