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iPhone and iPad Apps for Absolute Beginners by Dr. Rory Lewis

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Chapter 1. Before We Get Started

This introductory chapter will make sure that you have all the required tools and accessories to proceed fully and confidently. Some of you may already be solid on these points and feel ready to jump right in. If so, you may want to jump ahead to Chapter 2 and start immediately on your first program.

It will behoove you, though, to understand why I teach certain things and skip others. For those of you who have never done it, programming in Objective-C is quite a challenge—even for my engineering students who know Java, C, and C#. Nevertheless, with the appropriate preparation and mindset you will accomplish this.

So I urge you to read on. The time you will invest in this chapter will be well worth it in peace of ...

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