Hello World! I Created My First iPhone App (And Used Snow Leopard on a Netbook to do it.)

With the guidance of Apress’s Beginning iPhone 3 Development, I was able to create my first iPhone App in less than two hours. While the book’s first chapter used the classic yet very boring Hello World example, I knew I’d need to spice things up in order to keep my interest. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been playing pranks on my friend Chelsea and figured I could use an iPhone App to continue this trend.

Let’s just say, if Apple made a commercial for my App, it would state: Need to turn Chelsea on? There’s an App for that.

iPhone App

I know Netbooks are supposed to just be used for surfing, but they are plenty powerful as a secondary machine and hobbyist iPhone development. Earlier today, I was running Photoshop CS 4, Chrome, Adium and Xcode with no issues. Next up, writing a RealCajunRecipes.com iPhone app, then migrating the entire site to the WordPress platform!

Chrissy is a Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP who has worked in IT for over 20 years. She is the creator of the popular SQL PowerShell module dbatools, and holds a number of certifications, including those relating to SQL Server, Linux, SharePoint and network security. You can follow her on Twitter at @cl.

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4 comments on “Hello World! I Created My First iPhone App (And Used Snow Leopard on a Netbook to do it.)
  1. ONDA says:

    great! What netbook u have?

  2. Chrissy says:

    Dell Inspiron 10v. Check back a couple posts, I have detailed info there. VERY pleased with it so far.

  3. ONDA says:

    tnx your blog is great!

  4. ONDA says:

    mini 10v is nice but i don't like screen resolution….

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