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iPhone Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide by Joe Conway, Aaron Hillegass

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28. Developing for the iPad

After revolutionizing personal computing and the mobile device, Apple has taken its game to tablet computing with the introduction of the iPad. Fortunately for you, the iPad runs iPhone OS. Writing an iPad application is nearly identical to writing an iPhone application – you will use the same classes and design patterns. However, there are a few minor differences that you should be aware of. This chapter will discuss those differences.

Throughout this chapter, we will refer to the iPad, iPhone, and iPhone OS. To clarify those terms: iPhone OS is the operating system that runs on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch; iPhone refers to both the iPhone and the iPod touch devices.

Universal Applications

When writing an application ...

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