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Installing the iPhone SDK
Summary
This article discusses the actual installation of iPhone SDK. The installation screenshots are included.
 
Table of Contents

Starting the iPhone SDK installation

Figure 1. Starting the iPhone installation

Starting the installation of Xcode Tools and iPhone SDK

Figure 2. Welcome screen of iPhone SDK installation

The License Agreement

Figure 3. The Software License Agreement

iPhone SDK Agreement

Figure 4. The iPhone SDK Software License Agreement

Installing components of iPhone SDK

Figure 5. Components of iPhone SDK

Developer Tools Essentials

iPhone SDK

System Tools

Standard Installation

Figure 6. The standard installation of iPhone SDK

Figure 7. Installing iPhone SDK

Successful Installation

Figure 8. Successful installation of iPhone SDK

Installed Components of iPhone SDK

Figure 9. The installed components of iPhone SDK

Getting Started with iPhone SDK

 

Starting the iPhone SDK installation

The following article shows the details of getting started with iPhone SDK:

Getting Started with iPhone SDK

After the iPhone SDK is downloaded (as discussed in the above article), double-click on the iPhone SDK to start the installation of iPhone SDK.

Figure 1. Starting the iPhone installation

Figure 1. Starting the iPhone installation

Starting the installation of Xcode Tools and iPhone SDK

Xcode is used for developing programs for both Mac OS X and iPhone.

Figure 2. Welcome screen of iPhone SDK installation

Figure 2. Welcome screen of iPhone SDK installation

The License Agreement

Figure 3. The Software License Agreement

Figure 3. The Software License Agreement

iPhone SDK Agreement

Figure 4. The iPhone SDK Software License Agreement

Figure 4. The iPhone SDK Software License Agreement

Installing components of iPhone SDK

Figure 5. Components of iPhone SDK

Figure 5. Components of iPhone SDK

By default, the following items are selected for installation:

  • Developer Tools Essentials
  • iPhone SDK
  • System Tools
  • UNIX Development Support

Developer Tools Essentials

These are the set of required tools to do iPhone / Mac development. This list of tools includes:

  • Xcode
  • Interface Builder
  • Instruments
  • Dashcode
  • Quartz Composer
  • GCC 4.0.1
  • GCC 4.2.1
  • LLVM-GCC 4.2.1
  • GDB
  • Mac OS X 10.4 (Universal) SDK
  • Mac OS X 10.5

iPhone SDK

This selection installs the iPhone SDK related components.

  • Tools
  • Header Files
  • Libraries
  • Documentation

System Tools

This selection installs the System Tools.

  • Shark
  • DTrace

Standard Installation

Figure 6. The standard installation of iPhone SDK

Figure 6. The standard installation of iPhone SDK

Installation takes a few minutes.

Figure 7. Installing iPhone SDK

Figure 7. Installing iPhone SDK

Successful Installation

Figure 8. Successful installation of iPhone SDK

Figure 8. Successful installation of iPhone SDK

Installed Components of iPhone SDK

Xcode and the other Tools, SDKs, Libraries, etc. are installed into the Developer folder (by default). The Xcode tool can be dragged on to the Dock for ease of starting the application.

Figure 9. The installed components of iPhone SDK

Figure 9. The installed components of iPhone SDK

Getting Started with iPhone SDK

The following article shows the details of getting started with iPhone SDK:

Getting Started with iPhone SDK

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