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Learning MonoTouch: A Hands-On Guide to Building iOS Applications with C# and .NET by Michael Bluestein

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12. iPad Development

The iPad represents a new user interface paradigm in contrast to the smaller screens of the iPod Touch and iPhone. However, because it runs iOS, the same classes and skills are applicable to iPad development as on other iOS devices. Developing for the iPad ranges from the unmodified use of existing iPhone applications, to entirely retargeted user interfaces built specifically for the iPad.

Porting to iPad

The iPad allows you to deploy existing iPhone applications as is, modify classes of existing applications to run on the iPad as universal applications, and design entirely new user interfaces using classes designed specifically for the iPad. Let’s look at all the options available using the MTNotes application we built in ...

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