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Nov 29, 2009, 11:59 AM
Okay, I just got my fancy new 32 gig iPod Touch, (I'm posting from it) and I would like to make Apps for it. I am a Java programmer. Does the iPhone OS support Java? If so, how can I learn to program on the iPhone, and if not, what languages does it support and what do you recommend? I can't find any help...

Nov 29, 2009, 12:02 PM
No. There is no support for Java at all. Native apps are written in Objective-C. It is possible to use C++ if you want, but you still need Objective-C to interface with Cocoa Touch for the UI.

Nov 29, 2009, 12:05 PM

Nov 29, 2009, 12:24 PM
I want to learn Objective C. Are there any tutorials or something?

Nov 29, 2009, 12:39 PM
Look at the sticky at the top of this forum: it's got all the details.

Nov 29, 2009, 12:51 PM
Also, Standford recorded and posted 'iPhone Application Programming (CS192P)'. It is available via iTunes.