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iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners, Fourth Edition by Laurence Moroney, Rory Lewis

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Chapter     1

Getting Started

If you’ve picked up this book and have read this far, you’re likely interested in being an iPhone and iPad developer. Given the popularity of this platform and the stories of how lucrative development for it can be, you’ve made a great choice. However, you may also have heard stories of how difficult it can be, how you need to learn abstract or difficult languages and concepts, or how you need to use tools that programmers don’t like, or indeed you may have heard how difficult it can be to put your work into the app store, where you can make some money.

Unlearn all that. It’s really not that bad, and it can be a fun journey. In this book, you’ll go through the basics of what you need to know, from getting the developer ...

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