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iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners, iOS5 Edition by Dr. Rory Lewis

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Chapter 2

Blast-Off!

The first program we shall attempt, as mentioned in Chapter 1, will be a basic and generic “Hello World” application. This Blast-Off chapter emulates precisely what I have found, through experience, to work very well in the lecture halls when teaching this course. I use this simple, innocent, benign “Hello World App” as a basis to introduce students to the most critical skill sets that they will use over and over again. As happens with my own students, by the time you finish Chapter 2, you will know how to run your first app in 3 different ways, according to each of the following sections:

2.1. iPhone Simulator.

2.2. iPad Simulator reading your iPhone environment (pseudo iPad).

2.3. iPad Simulator.

In my lectures, I want ...

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