Chapter 19Universal Applications for the iPad

Key Skills & Concepts

• Understanding the key differences of the iPad

• Creating a universal application

• Creating a Split View Controller

• Popover views

• Understanding of other iPad and iOS 4 features

It’s important to understand that the iPad isn’t just an iPhone with a bigger screen. Somehow, the larger screen completely changes the experience. When you’re designing for the iPad, don’t just think about spreading out your content so that it more or less fills the screen. Instead, think about how you could completely reimagine what you’re presenting given the freedom of the iPad’s large screen. Information that had to be spread over multiple tabs on an iPhone can be elegantly displayed on a single ...

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