Chapter 3

Understand Your Options: Using Third-Party Solutions and MonoTouch

In previous chapters, we've looked at the iOS operating system, the SDK and associated tools, and how you can use Xcode 4 with the iOS SDK to develop your first iPhone application. But as described in Chapter 1, options other than Apple's native tools are available for developing applications. This chapter elaborates on some of the third-party options introduced in Chapter 1 and describes how to create the Hello, World application using them.

We won't cover all of the third-party options available, not least because of space considerations, but also because it's a constantly changing environment, with new options being introduced all the time. In this chapter, we'll ...

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