iPhone App Development Getting Started - Manesh Lad
Getting Started• Why? How? !• Things you need! • Hardware & Software! • Skills & Learning Resources! • Apple Developer Account!• Conclusion
Why ? How?• Poll devices - who has iphone or ipad?!• Poll app ideas - who had an idea that they wish they could implement? who thinks an app would help them do their job?!• Build Yourself or hire someone else!• Going to show you how to do it yourself or what to look for in someone else!• Im an iPhone & iPad developer myself, also teaching classes for LearningTree.
Hardware & Software• Recent Mac Laptop or desktop computer, iPhone/iPad!• The development environment where you write code is called Xcode - free in App Store! • Instruments - performance tuning! • iOS Simulator ! • Interface builder - UI! • iOS SDK
Skills & Learning Resources• Some oo programming experience i.e. Java, C#, C++!• iPhone apps are written in objective-c / iOS!• iBookstore has free books - open!• iTunes University - stanford has free courses - open!• Apple wwdc dev a/c, annual conf.!• developer.apple.com!• stackoverflow.com
Apple Developer Account• You need to be a member to load apps on to devices!• Test & Distribute you Apps!• Technical documentation access to pre-release software!• Sign up, individual/company $99, enterprise $299!• Go to developer.apple.com.
Conclusion• Outside of buying hardware relatively low cost to get started.!• Plenty of free high quality resources for those willing to spend the time to learn. Apple and Stanford!• Hire me! Contact me for a free estimate or if you have any questions... email@example.com!• Object-Oriented Sharks, www.oosharks.com