Month: October 2011

Apple iPhone/iPad Simulator!

Finally our wait for Apple iPhone/iPad simulator has come to an end! Now you can test your web applications using iPhone/iPad emulator for Windows!!! Thanks to Electric Plum for this awesome simulator for Windows.

Download the Apple iPhone/iPad Simulator from the link. Once you download the link, install the simulator by clicking on setup.exe.

Once you are done with installing, launch the Electric Mobile Simulator!

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It gives you an option to choose which simulator to launch – iPhone / iPad. Now select the desired device, to test your web application!

Let say, we selected Apple iPhone!

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To enter the URL, mouse over on the title bar, it shows the Address Bar, where you can type the URL.

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Here we go with mobile web page of Google!

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If you want to switch over to iPad, you can always go to  Simulate->iPad.

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You can even test your web application, by switching the orientation – Potrait / Landscape by selecting Orientation –> Potrait / LandScape 

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Do check more options in View menu, for zoom in, zoom out, reset etc..,

Tip:- You can make you website Mobile compatible by adding the Viewport meta tag to your web page.

<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width" />

For more information on Apple iPhone web development, do check my previous blog post.

Happy Web Programming!!!