Mobile Development

Getting Started

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This section contains a number of chapters which will provide an overview of the tools you will use to create your first mobile app. Each provides references and useful resources to guide you in your learning journey.

It is important to note that as you work with Xcode, you will become more familiar. Start with an overview of Xcode, observing the controls and tool tips. Once you're comfortable with the layout, start digging into the features.

Quickstart Tool Overview

  1. Xcode - An overview of Xcode IDE, how to navigate Xcode and associated resources.
  2. Inteface Builder - Visually create and debug views with Interface Builder.
  3. Playgrounds - Playgrounds are a way to experiment with code in a sandbox environment.

Further resources

Apple provides a searchable directory of informative resources including source code tutorials available for download.

iOS Developer Library -