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iOS 4 in Action: Developing iPhone and iPad Apps by Shannon Appelcline, Christopher Allen, Brandon Trebitowski, Jocelyn Harrington

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Chapter 1. Introducing iOS 4 with iPhone and iPad

 

This chapter covers
  • Understanding Apple’s iPhone and iPad technology
  • Installing the iOS 4 SDK
  • Anatomy of iOS
  • Turning your idea into an iOS application

 

The iPhone and iPad provide an unforgettable user experience. It’s one of the rare technologies that’s so intuitive that even a toddler can use it without a user manual. iOS provides a whole platform for developers. It comes with a huge global market and one integrated distribution place: the App Store. The iOS SDK offers a rich set of APIs for developers to turn their best ideas into killer applications. The new enhancements in iOS 4 allow developers to create applications faster and easier.

In this chapter, we’ll first introduce iOS ...

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