New iPhone in the Pipeline?
Rumours continued to strengthen this week that Apple are having 4″ (~10cm) screens manufactured for a new generation of iPhone. Current iPhone displays measure 3.5″ (~9cm) across the diagonal. Apple and rumours go together like salt and pepper of course (and many of them can be taken with a pinch of the former) but reports […]
World Wide Developer Conference 2012
The Apple World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2012 will take place from June 11-15 in San Francisco, CA, providing an opportunity for developers to tap into Apple’s latest innovations in iOS and Mac OS development. Such is the demand for this event, the tickets sold out within two hours of becoming available on April 25! […]
Version Control for iOS Projects
Why Version Control Is Important Imagine the situation: You’ve created an app for the iPhone or iPad, tested it and submitted it to the App Store. It’s going well. People are downloading it and giving it good reviews. In fact it’s going so well that you’ve decided to concentrate all your development time on adding […]
Making Friends with Objective-C
When I teach iPhone and iPad courses for Learning Tree, there are usually a few comments about Apple’s choice of Objective-C as the programming language for iOS. Typically something along the lines of, “Why couldn’t they just use XYZ?”. It is true that Objective-C can appear strange at first. Most students that attend Learning Tree […]