Develope iPhone/iPad Apps

Posted on 2012-08-24
Last Modified: 2016-02-13
I'm a (fairly) experienced .Net (vb) Developer with Web and WinFOrm Apps

Is there a way to do that with Visual STudio 2003 and is there a walk through site somewhere?
Question by:lrbrister
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    Hi Irbrister,

    I was am a Vb'er.  Objective C is a little different.  

    My answer is you cannot write a native iOS app for an iDevice with Visual Studio.  You need xCode which is Apples equivilent of Visual Studio (major difference is M$ rips you off and charges for the full version (this is one of my pet hates with VS).  xCode is free to use).  This I think is not 100% the opinion of everyone.

    See this link about Mono

    See this - which I just googled.

    It has been a while since I looked at the topic but I have a feeling that even when you finish writing an app, lets say you used a text editor.  You need xCode to complete it and upload it to iTunes.

    xCode by the way is only made for OSX.

    Of course if you are makeing a webApp then the answer would be different.

    Start here at the Apple Developer site.

    And to get you started these are the tutorials I first did.
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    by:Hamidreza Vakilian
    I suggest you to check out Stanford's iPhone Development course videos at iTunes U. They are free & complete trainings if you want to begin developing in Mac OS.
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    I agree with Programmer-x they are good if you have the time.

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