Chapter 8. iOS: Installing the Toolset

In this chapter, we're going to look at getting started with iOS development using Xcode, Objective-C, and Cocoa Touch. This chapter is going to be longer than the other "installing the toolset" chapters. The Objective-C language is very different than other languages that you are likely to have used in the past, and so most of this chapter is given over to a primer to help you get up to speed. You will need a Mac in order to do any iOS development, as the tools run only on iOS.

iPad Development

This book does not include specific information on building applications for iPad. This was a deliberate decision—despite the runaway success of the platform, and the fact that you'd never get mine out of my cold dead ...

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