Know Your Knowledge Regarding the IOS

Basic Of IOS

IOS is a mobile operating system distributed by Apple Inc. It was originally released in 2007 for the iPhone. iOS is derived from OS X, with which it shares the Darwin foundation. iOS is Apple’s mobile version of the OS X operating system used in Apple computers.

What you Need To Begin IOS Programming

1.) Get MAC. 2.) Register an apple developer account. 3.) Install X-Code

Once you complete the installation process, you’ll find the Xcode folder in the Launchpad.

The simulator is powerful, however, it doesn’t simulate all featuresof iPhone. For instance, it doesn’t come with the camera or video capture feature. So if you’re building a camera app, the only way is test it on a real iOS device.In other words, you have to join the iOS Developer Program!

IOS, which was previously called iPhone OS, is a mobile operating system developed by Apple Inc. Its first release was in 2007, which included iPhone and iPod Touch. iPad (1st Generation) was released in April 2010 and iPad Mini was released in November 2012.

The iOS devices get evolved quite frequently and from experience, we find that at least one version of iPhone and iPad is launched every year. Now, we have iphone5 launched which has its predecessors starting from iPhone, iPhone 3gs, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s. Similarly, iPad has evolved from iPad (1st Generation) to iPad (4th Generation) and an additional iPad Mini version.

The iOS SDK has evolved from 1.0 to 6.0. iOS 6.0, the latest SDK is the only officially supported version in Xcode 4.5 and higher. We have a rich Apple documentation and we can find which methods and libraries can be used based on our deployment target. In the current version of Xcode, we’ll be able to choose between deployment targets of iOS 4.3, 5.0 and 6.0.

The power of iOS can be felt with some of the following features provided as a part of the device.

  • Maps
  • Siri
  • Facebook and Twitter
  • Multi-Touch
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • High end processor
  • Camera
  • Safari
  • Powerful APIs
  • Game center
  • In-App Purchase
  • Reminders
  • Wide Range of gestures
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