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How to Build Your Own Touch Screen Software

How to Build Your Own Touch Screen Software

If you want to learn how to develop your very own touch screen applications, either for the iPhone or for the PC, the following quick guide should send you in the right direction.

1. Developing touch screen software for the iPhone

Beginning iPhone 3 Development: Exploring the iPhone SDK is the best book for anyone who wants to start developing for iPhone and iPod touch.
It delivers a clear picture of the entire development process from registering as an iPhone developer through creation of complete applications.
It is written in a fun and easy-to-follow style and you only need a minimal knowledge of Objective-C.
Best practice coding methodology is used throughout the book and there is a huge amount of code samples illustrating each feature of the iPhone.
Beginning iPhone Development is the definitive guide for iPhone development, and anyone aspiring to develop for the iPhone should get this invaluable reference.

2. Developing multi touch screen software for Windows 7 using Visual Studio and C++.

Touchscreen Software - Hear MusicIf want to use iPhone like events (pinch, flip, zoom) on Windows, the best place to start is this Windows 7 online training course.
This unit explains the basics of Windows 7 touch screen software and its APIs: Exercise 1: Build a Multitouch Application. A basic knowledge of C++ is required.

Prerequisites (click on the links to download directly from microsoft):

Touch-based interfaces are no longer just a matter of using larger buttons. Since Jeff Han’s demo at the 2006 TED conference and introduction of iPhone, gestural multi-touch software, has spread both on hand-held devices as well as net-books and desktop PC. It’s time for developers to start preparing for the touch screen era.

8 Responses to 'How to Build Your Own Touch Screen Software'

  1. Prabhu - May 5th, 2010 at 1:11 pm

    I want to know weather we can make a touch screen software on .PHP. And also I want to know that can we make remote terminal software for the screen which we will boot with wireless through mac address.

    we are looking to build a remote tuouch screen software who can select and buy there daily goods from there home.

    please help me to get some idea and technical details on it.

  2. zaklady sportowe - May 20th, 2010 at 6:25 pm

    It’s big pleasure to read your website, will back here soon

  3. Lezka - July 6th, 2010 at 9:16 am

    I want to add gestures to my WPF schematic control. Any good like to help with this?


  4. TouchScreenFan - July 7th, 2010 at 8:16 am

    Hi Lezka!

    I found an interesting project (with source code) using Visual Studio 2010 beta 2 and WPF 4.0 on Code Project –

    Here is a video of it in action:

    Hope this helps.

  5. Electron - March 25th, 2011 at 12:34 am

    I thought that you would have your own article here.

  6. mahesh - April 4th, 2011 at 4:43 am

    i am a copputer science student,am very much intrested to moov into the feald of touch screens…
    so please can any one provide the information regarding the institutes,book or sites..

  7. ahmed khan chakarzai99 - January 16th, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    inshallah i am make a touch screen software easy install your computer and make your screen touch

  8. Jany P - February 3rd, 2012 at 1:47 am

    Well, I’m not a developer so I can’t build this kind of software but I knew a little about it.

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