Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Android and Windows Phone developers beware, part of Building a Note-Taking App for iOS 7.
…If you're coming from an Android or Windows Phone…background, here are some things you might want to know.…Some major differences include only one app store,…little device fragmentation, and stricter guidelines for releasing apps.…First, only one app store.…There's only one place to legitimately sell apps.…Now I put legitimately in there because toy could sell apps through Cydia on…a jailbroken phone, but there's only one…real legitimate, standard place to sell applications.…
The advantage of that, though, is that it's possible for you to…get featured by Apple in this massive store, and there's a huge market.…However, it is easy to get lost in the mix…because there are so many applications published every single day.…Device fragmentation is something you don't really have…to worry about if you're coming from another market.…There are three basic resolutions.…So you have the original iPhone, which is 3.5…inches The four inch iPhone and then an iPad.…
So you really worry about those, but the…retina versions of those screens are twice as dense.…
These courses take you through building a complete mobile app from scratch; this installment uses the iOS SDK and Xcode to get the job done. Author Todd Perkins shows you how to create an Xcode project, lay out apps visually, connect UI elements to code, and save data to persistent storage. Start here, and compare and contrast your results with the other courses to learn about the differences and similarities of the platforms.
- Previewing the note-taking app's features
- Creating the Xcode project
- Using local data storage
- Creating a data class
- Saving data to a file
- Understanding screens and storyboards
- Creating and editing notes
- Controlling note display in a table view
- Deleting notes