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Sams Teach Yourself iPhone Application Development in 24 Hours by John Ray, Sean Johnson

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Hour 7. Working with Text, Keyboards, and Buttons

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

How to use text fields

Input and output in scrollable text views

How to enable data detectors

A way to spruce up the standard iPhone buttons

In the last hour, you explored views and view controllers and created a simple application that accepted user input and generated output when a button was pushed. These are the basic building blocks that we expand on in this hour. We’ll be creating an application that uses multiple different input and output techniques. You’ll learn how to implement and use editable text fields, text views, graphical buttons, and configure the onscreen keyboard.

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