"Most discussions of software development with open
source starts down the “install the latest version of
Eclipse…” path. Though that may have some legs,
we’re not going to go there right now. We’re going to
take a very quick tour of “belt and suspenders” iPhone
development the way Apple intends it to be done and then examine
one interesting (and fun) open source project for iPhone.
Don’t worry, it won’t take too long and while not meant
to be exhaustive or even detailed this will (hopefully) be helpful
to those new to the platform who are still lurking in the shadows,
not ready to admit they are looking at developing on a Mac!
"The best way to get started with iPhone development is to visit
http://developer.apple.com/iphone/ and begin perusing the numerous
materials there. If you decide to stick your toe into the water,
here are the basic steps you will take:"