Friday, May 29, 2009

Buy a Mac and get a free iPod Touch

Just to let you guys know that Apple is running a promotion for students and academic staffs. From now till September 8, you can get a free iPod Touch when you buy a Mac. 

This is a perfect opportunity to get started in iPhone programming and develop great apps!

There is still time to register for the upcoming iPhone course. Buy a Mac and join us now!

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Deploying iPhone Apps to Real Devices

Learn how to sign your iPhone apps, and deploy them onto real iPhone and iPod Touch.

"In our previous article on getting started with iPhone development, you learnt how to use the iPhone SDK provided by Apple to develop your first iPhone application. For testing purposes, you used the iPhone Simulator, provided as part of the iPhone SDK. While the iPhone Simulator is a very handy tool that allows you to test your iPhone applications without needing a real device, nothing beats testing on a real device. This is especially true when you are ready to roll out your applications to the world - you must ensure that it works correctly on real devices. In addition, if your application requires accesses to hardware features on an iPhone/iPod Touch, such as the accelerometer and GPS, you need to test it on a real device - the iPhone Simulator is simply not adequate. iPod Touch devices for testing."