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

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Creating Your First Project

The first step in writing an iPhone app—a step you will perform time and time again as an iPhone developer—is creating a new project in Xcode. If you are familiar with Visual Studio, Eclipse, or any other development environment, you will be right at home with Xcode.
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Xcode is the Integrated Development Environment (IDE) used to develop iPhone and iPad applications.
To get started, go ahead and launch Xcode either from the Applications folder or via Spotlight. You can also add it to the Dock for easier access.
Xcode brings up a series of shortcuts and hints when first launched.
When Xcode launches, ...

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