This is the setup I use and recommend to everyone.
You can’t go wrong.
First things first, run these commands on a lion machine:
–SEE ALL LION FOLDERS–
chflags nohidden ~/Library/
chflags nohidden /Library/
–SHOW ALL FILES IN FINDER WINDOW–
write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool true
defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE
–SHOW — Hard Drive not visible Mac OSx0–
If you open the Terminal (located in Applications/Utilities) and run ls /Volumes
One thing everyone should be able to have, is a link to Xcode, Interface Builder and the mac simulator.
This is where they all are:
First things first, get this xcode class from Stanford called iPhone Application Programming (Spring 2009) in iTunes U.
There are some other amazing iPhone/iPad courses from Stanford, you can find them here:
Check out iPhone Application Development (Winter 2010).
Some great fast commands for Xcode development are:
Great step by step on the process of putting your app in the app store.
Switch between code:
[option key] 1
[option key] 2
[option key] ]
[option key] [
[option key] [command key] [up key]
Some great plugins are:
iPhone Enterprise Information
Any good videos I find on Objective C Programming for the iPhone and iPad I’ll post up here.
This guy has some great vids:
A great example split view controller:
MGSplitViewController for iPad
If you want to zip up your executable for an app you will:
[your name]/Library/Application Support/iPhone Simulator/4.2/Applications/[folders to delete]
Clear out everything in this folder.
Build and Run your project.
In simulator close all open apps, even the ones running in the background.
Go back into
[your name]/Library/Application Support/iPhone Simulator/4.2/Applications/[zip up the folder created]
Zip up your project and that is it!
Put into any other computer as an executable.
Info on IBAction and IBOutlet
IBAction for methods
IBOutlet for objects or instance variables
After using OS X for a few weeks now I am learning what the best software out there is for it.
Below is some of the good free software for OS X:
Some other random but I found useful information:
The Apple Tablet iPad Video, check it out!:
A great article to read about the iPad.