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 PowerShell MVP who has worked in IT for nearly 20 years, and currently serves as a Sr. Database Engineer in Belgium. Always an avid scripter, she attended the Monad session at Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles back in 2005 and has worked and played with PowerShell ever since. Chrissy is currently pursuing an MS in Systems Engineering at Regis University and helps maintain RealCajunRecipes.com in her spare time. She holds a number of certifications, including those relating to SQL Server, SuSE Linux, SharePoint and network security. She recently became co-lead of the SQL PASS PowerShell Virtual Chapter. 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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