This book covers the fundamentals of iPhone and iPad programming using the iOS SDK. It is divided into 21 chapters and four appendices.
Chapter 1: Getting Started with iOS 5 Programming covers the various tools found in the iOS SDK and explains their uses in iPhone and iPad development.
Chapter 2: Write Your First Hello World! Application gets you started with Xcode and Interface Builder to build a Hello World application. The focus is on giving you some hands-on practice getting a project up and running quickly. More details on the various project components are covered in subsequent chapters.
Chapter 3: Understanding Views, Outlets, and Actions covers the fundamental concepts of iPhone and iPad programming: outlets and actions. You learn how outlets and actions allow your code to interact with the visual elements in Interface Builder and why they are an integral part of every iPhone and iPad application. You will also learn about the various UI widgets known as views that make up the user interface of your application.
Chapter 4: Exploring the Different View Controllers discusses the various View Controllers available in the iOS SDK. You will learn how to develop different types of applications — Single View, Master-Detail, as well as Tabbed applications.
Chapter 5: Enabling Multi-Platform Support for the iPhone and iPad shows how you can port your iPhone applications to the iPad platform. You will also learn how to create universal applications that will ...