iOS 5 app development offers worlds of opportunity to create useful and entertaining apps, but before you get started, you'll need to understand the basic building blocks and environment. This chapter will tell you what you need to know to get up and running.
In this lesson you'll learn about the steps you need to take to get ready for successful iOS development, including program signup and setting up your machine.
It's a tradition among all programming courses ever created to first build a "Hello World!" app. In this chapter you'll learn how to do just that, including writing the code, adding buttons, and then testing the app on a simulator.
In this lesson you'll learn how to create a simple "Hello World" app.
Storyboards and templates simplify the process of building interfaces. This chapter shows you how to use storyboards and templates to create utility apps and tabbed apps. You'll be amazed at how little code you will need to write.
Storyboards and Xcode Templates
Storyboards make it easy to build screen flow within your app. You'll see how they work in this lesson.
The controls covered in this chapter - including pickers, sliders, and segmented controls - are crucial to your app's functionality and ease of use. By the end of this chapter, you will be completely familiar with the various UI controls you have at your disposal as an app developer.
This lesson provides an overview of the different iOS UI controls available and the types of things they can do.