- Published in issue 9/2017 on page 73
Creating iPhone and iPad Apps Made Easy
Control external devices using WiFi or BLE
There are several obstacles to be overcome before you can start writing applications for iPhones and iPads, and there are many cases where hobbyists who are just looking for a rudimentary app to control some external hardware would welcome a simple solution. Enter techBASIC: this is a platform that enables you to write your own iPhone and iPad applications directly on your mobile device, and it comes with a suite of libraries covering a wide range of functions. In this article we look at an example application that communicates with the outside world using BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy).