iPad Development with Adam Shaw

In this episode, Leo is joined by Adam Shaw, developer at Bonobo Labs and Moleskine Studio. We talk about iPadOS 15 and developing apps for the iPad in 2021: Supporting multiple sizes, Apple Pencil, Pointer and Keyboards; as well as differences with the Mac and iPhone and issues with the iPad app market.

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Developing for iPad

  • Why develop an iPad app?
  • iPad vs iPhone
  • iPad vs Mac
  • Building Pro Apps on the iPad
  • Limits of iPadOS
  • Using Custom Controls

Designing for the iPad (specifically)

  • Migrating from iPhone to iPad
  • Designing for Different Sizes
  • Whether to support multiple windows
  • Supporting SplitView
  • Supporting Pointers and Keyboard Shortcuts

Pro Apps for the iPad

  • Problems with Pro Apps on the iPad 
  • Missing Pro Apps on the iPad
  • Swift Playground on the iPad

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