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Getting started with Programming iPad

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions - Site Assistance' started by Forzalex, Jan 21, 2013.

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    Good afternoon,

    I am trying to start programming for iPad. To create a few educational things for my children.

    I hav just downloaded xCode onto my parents Mac computer. But when I tried to open it, I received a message, saying that it was not openable on this architecture. Could someone point out to me what I have done wrong?

    Thanks
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    What version of the Mac OS is it running?
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    Many thanks for you help.
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    I have to admit I am not sure. I tried to download 10.6.6, but I got a similar error message
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    It is likely that your parent's Mac is too old to run a new enough version of OS X.

    Click on the Apple icon in the menu bar and choose About This Mac. You can find the basic processor and year info needed to look up your compatibility with different versions of OSX.
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    I agree, i looks like OS X is too old.
    Make sure you have plenty of memory too or you will grow tired of the colorful rotating ball real quick :)
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Tutorial for our App
    http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...sistance/107524-ipad-forums-app-tutorial.html
    Tutorial on creating posts on the Forum
    http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...-creating-posts-starting-new-threads-how.html
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://support.apple.com/manuals/#ipad
    3 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...1590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-don-t-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help...shortcuts-helpful-places-people-new-ipad.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

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