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Developing C# Apps for iPhone and iPad Using MonoTouch: iOS Apps Development for .NET Developers by Bryan Costanich

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Chapter 4. iPad and Universal (iPhone/iPad) Applications

So far we've covered a lot of the basics of making an iPhone application using MonoTouch, including how the MVC pattern fits in, but what about iPad applications? It turns out, building iPad applications is almost exactly like building iPhone applications, and, in fact, you can even extend your iPhone applications to run on both the iPhone and the iPad, and vice-versa.

iPad applications run exactly the same way iPhone (or iPod Touch) applications do. The only appreciable difference is the form factor. The iPad is nearly the size of a standard American sheet of paper.

This means that you can fit a lot more on screen, which has a tremendous impact on how iPad versions of iPhone OS applications ...

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