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The iPhone™ Developer’s Cookbook: Building Applications with the iPhone 3.0 SDK, Second Edition by Erica Sadun

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4. Designing Interfaces

The iPhone SDK helps you craft user interfaces. This chapter introduces the visual classes you’ll work with and discusses their roles in the interface design process. You read about controllers that work with these visual classes and discover how they handle tasks like device reorientation. Then you move on to solutions for laying out and customizing interfaces. You learn about hybrid solutions that rely both on IB-created interfaces and Objective-C-centered ones. By the time you finish this chapter, you’ll have discovered many approaches that you can apply to your own application design.

UIView and UIWindow

Nearly everything that appears on the iPhone’s screen is a child of the UIView class. Views act like little canvases ...

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