Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring the iOS Simulator for app development, part of Programming for Non-Programmers with iOS 7.
…Let's see what it looks like when we run our project through the iOS simulator.…On the top left of the screen you'll see the…name of your project, which in this case is Example.…To the right of that my screen says, iPhone Retina 3.5-inch.…That is the device that will show on my screen…when I run my application by clicking the Play button.…So I'm going to click iPhone Retina 3.5-inch, and you'll see that you…can choose a whole bunch of different devices to test your application on.…
I'm going to choose iPhone Retina 4-inch, and…then I'm going to click the Run button.…What this is going to do, is it's…going to launch my application in the iOS simulator.…Note that this may take a minute or two for the simulator app to launch.…Once the simulator is launched, I see a blank, white screen.…So, I know that my app is running in the iOS simulator.…Now, it's possible that your screen may not look exactly the same as mine.…Here are some options for modifying the preferences in the iOS simulator.…
Under Hardware, you can change the device.…
If you find you'd like to learn more, see iOS App Development Essential Training, Foundations of Programming: Fundamentals, or any of the other programming courses in our library.
- Installing Xcode
- Creating an Xcode project
- Configuring the iOS Simulator
- Understanding variables
- Connecting visual objects to variables
- Understanding functions, methods, and selectors
- Connecting a button to a function
- Using conditional statements
- Setting up the user interface
- Connecting code elements to build an app
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting Up Your Coding Environment
Creating an Xcode project1m 55s
2. Programming Building Blocks: Variables
3. Programming Building Blocks: Functions
4. Programming Building Blocks: Conditional Statements
Using conditional statements5m 21s
5. Building Your First Full Application
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