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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To iPad and iPhone App Development by Troy Brant

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Chapter 1
Welcome to the Party!
In This Chapter
• What you need to get started
• New to Mac?
• iPhone features and constraints
• Getting the iPhone SDK
During my first year at Stanford, I met with my buddy Steve after class one day to toss around an idea for an iPhone app. We brainstormed for hours and latched on to the idea of a running application, one that utilizes the phone’s GPS unit to track workouts. The next day, I was in an Apple store buying my first Mac.
Since then, I’ve immersed myself in every aspect of iPhone—and now iPad—development. If you’re excited about the idea of developing apps for the iPhone, believe me, I’m right there with you. I’ll do my best to guide you through the app development process and try to help you ...

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