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Building iPhone OS Accessories: Use the iPhone Accessories API to Control and Monitor Devices by Ken Maskrey

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Chapter 1. Accessory Overview

You've read the iPhone programming books, downloaded the free iPhone software development kit (SDK) from Apple, compiled and executed the sample programs, and maybe even developed a few programs of your own. You may have upgraded to an iPhone developer so you can run your apps on a real iPhone in order to show your friends. Many of you might have developed an app for the iTunes/App store and are waiting to rake in the big bucks.

Then you read the bad news, fifty thousand apps in the app store. A couple months later seventy-five thousand...then, eighty-five thousand, one hundred thousand, and it keeps going up. Your unique little app that nobody could have possibly thought of has a couple dozen competitors. Great news ...

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