In this chapter, you have taken the first steps in learning to create applications for iOS. You have downloaded and set up Xcode and covered some of the basics of the devices and Apple’s developer program. Through the rest of the book, you continue your journey into the world of creating iOS apps. Each chapter focuses on important skills for some area of development. Though the territory might be unfamiliar, the book provides a focused map to guide you through.
In the next few chapters, you learn the Objective-C language and create your first application in Xcode. From there, you continue to expand your knowledge of iOS development, including user interface elements, adapting to screen size and language, performance tuning, debugging, and how to ship your app. When you are ready, turn the page to start writing your first iOS app.