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wirelessapps
May 1, 2009, 01:46 AM
Hi,

I am new to iPhone programming and looking into buying a Macbook for this purpose. Is the multi-touch Macbook really needed for iPhone programming? Will the multi-touch pad be of any use while testing iPhone applications that have multi-touch features in them. Please advice.

-M



Flowbee
May 1, 2009, 01:47 AM
No.

wirelessapps
May 1, 2009, 02:32 AM
if I write a iPhone app which has multi-touch features, how can I test it? Are there ways in iPhone simulator to test multi-touch features without a multi-touch pad on the macbook?

ditzy
May 1, 2009, 03:59 AM
if I write a iPhone app which has multi-touch features, how can I test it? Are there ways in iPhone simulator to test multi-touch features without a multi-touch pad on the macbook?

you need an iPhone or iPod touch.

BlackWolf
May 1, 2009, 04:10 AM
you need an iPhone or iPod touch.

or press the alt key

firewood
May 1, 2009, 09:44 AM
or press the alt key

That only allows for testing with some gestures (zoom), but not others (triple swipe, hold plus tap, etc.).

For that, you need an iPod Touch (refurb, used off of ebay, etc.)

BlackWolf
May 1, 2009, 01:37 PM
That only allows for testing with some gestures (zoom), but not others (triple swipe, hold plus tap, etc.).

For that, you need an iPod Touch (refurb, used off of ebay, etc.)

k, true :D (triple swipe, like it :D)