10 Nov 2008, 05:08
I just finished going through chapter 2. I really like the way you create something pretty sophisticated and useful as the initial project. This shows the power of using the built in objects. Here are a couple of thoughts I had:
- maybe a footnote on what the blue lines in IB are - i.e. HIG reference
- note more strongly that using built in views/classes helps a lot, how much code and work would it be to create your own web view
- seems like using the built in stuff gets you 90% of the way to your app, but Mac OS X apps polish that last 10% and it will take 90% of your time
- I had been working on other apps and iPhone stuff before I created this project, so when I added the webkit framework I wasn’t in the right starting folder, perhaps a full path to this framework?
- maybe a footnote on why debug apps don’t run on other computers?
- if it is possible to edit the nib of Mail and save it, perhaps a caution not to since that could mess up the application, i.e. you are editing the real live nib file used by the application
Just my 2 cents.
27 Nov 2008, 01:38
Daniel H Steinberg
I’ve made some of these changes in the next Beta that will release. If you have a chance, in the future can you please submit errata so we don’t risk missing any of your excellent suggestions.
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