6. Configuring an iOS Development Environment for PhoneGap

This chapter includes the instructions to follow to install and use the Apple development tools to build PhoneGap applications for iOS. You must have a Macintosh computer running Macintosh OS X in order to be able to build applications for iOS.

Registering as an Apple Developer

To access developer-related content on Apple’s web site, you must first register as a developer in Apple’s developer program. Apple keeps a very tight rein on its developer community; registration is free, but you will also need to join one of the developer programs before you can download the latest version of Xcode (Apple’s proprietary IDE for Macintosh OS and iOS development) or deploy any iOS applications to ...

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