Hour 1. Preparing Your System and iDevice for Development

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

• The iOS hardware limitations you face

• Where to get the tools you need to develop for iOS devices

• How to join the iOS Developer Program

• The need for (and use of) provisioning profiles

• What to expect during the first few hours of this book

The iOS device family opens up a whole realm of possibilities for developers: Multitouch interfaces, always-on Internet access, video, and a whole range of built-in sensors can be used to create everything from games to serious productivity applications. Believe it or not, as a new developer, you have an advantage. You are starting fresh, free from any preconceived notions of what is possible in a mobile application. ...

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