What You’ll Learn in This Hour:
• The multitouch gesture architecture
• How to detect taps
• How to detect swipes
• How to detect pinches
• How to use the built-in shake gesture
The buzz around the iPhone is now focused on the App Store and the innovation in third-party applications. When the iPhone was originally launched, however, there was no iPhone SDK for third-party developers, and the majority of the buzz was around the high-definition (163 pixels per inch) multitouch screen. The screen was unique at the time in mass-market consumer electronics because it could detect multiple fingers at once.
A multitouch screen allows applications to use a wide variety of natural finger gestures for ...