Chapter 19. iPhone SDK enhancements

This chapter covers

  • Creating custom keyboard accessories
  • Creating custom keyboards
  • An overview of iPhone OS 4.0

In this last chapter, we’ll explore some of the APIs related to custom keyboard views as well as discuss some of the new SDK features going forward. The SDK is evolving yearly, so it’s almost impossible to keep up with every change that’s made.

The custom keyboard and keyboard accessories are simple concepts that are a good indication that Apple is loosening up its platform and giving developers greater control. The company is fostering innovation while still maintaining high quality for its devices.

In addition to custom keyboard input, we’ll also talk about the iPhone 4.0 SDK. The 4.0 SDK ...

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