Welcome to the first in our ?Beginning iOS Development? series! This series starts from the ground up, teaching you the fundamentals of the platform with the intention of leaving you capable of writing your own iPhone applications by the final installment. In this tutorial, you will learn how to register with Apple, install Xcode, and officially become an app developer. You will also be introduced to the fundamental tools of app development and be shown where to go for technical documentation and example projects as you learn.