Apple wants you to follow a particular set of guidelines when you're developing an app for one of their storefronts. This video shows where to find these guidelines and why it's important to do so.
- [Man] The Mac OS Human Interface Guidelines…are an essential resource for building…an application that's going to be for Apple's platforms.…Now the reason for that, is that Apple has…certain rules or ways of thinking about design…that they want you to follow…to get your app into the app store.…Breaking these rules, could potentially…get your app rejected from the app store…when you submit it to Apple, so it's important…to get in early, before you start designing your application…so that you know what Apple expects of you.…
When you go to Mac OS Human Interface Guidelines,…you're going to see a bunch of links…on the left side of the screen.…Ideally, you'd have this whole thing memorized,…but in reality, that's a lot for any developer to do.…So what I recommend doing is coming here…when you have your idea for your application…and you're ready to start maybe sketching out…the user interface.…From there, I recommend finding links…that relate to your individual application.…Maybe your application is planning on having…
- Installing your development tools
- Working with Xcode and the MVC pattern
- Creating basic interactions
- Creating delegate classes
- Building a user interface
- Laying out the UI
- Working with data and table views
- Binding data objects to the UI
- Debugging your app
- Distributing the app
Skill Level Beginner
1. Get Started
2. Core Cocoa Skills
4. Create User Interfaces
5. Arrange User Interfaces
6. Use Data Controls
7. Debug and Troubleshoot
8. Distribute an Application
9. Finishing Touches
Create full screen apps1m 51s
Next steps1m 21s
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