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iOS Build a Simple iPhone App with Swift Getting Started with Xcode Tour of Xcode

Hi why set devices only to iPhone? If you're making an app don't you want it to work on every apple device like ipad too

Hi I was wondering why you set the "Devices" to iPhone only? If you're making an app wouldn't you want it to work on every apple device like ipad too? Just wondering, or is this just for simpler intro lesson sake?

3 Answers

Eric Gu
Eric Gu
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During the beginning, the instructors have a ton of concepts to pass on. They want to ignore addition complexity that is introduced with auto layout and size classes in order to focus on the core concepts at hand.

Thanks Eric

I agree with Eric. Also, later on, you can create universal apps for both iPad and iPhone. Some apps will not be both. The teachers just want to give you the basic idea so later on you can be flexible with both.