Creating Apps

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Distribute your App - iOS Developer Program. App Store You pick the price You get 70% of sales revenue Receive payments monthly No charge for free apps No credit card fees No hosting fees No marketing fees The revolutionary App Store experience makes it easy for you to reach millions of iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch customers.

Distribute your App - iOS Developer Program

The App Store is accessible through Wi-Fi and cellular networks so customers can discover and download your apps wherever they go. And once a user has downloaded your app, they will be notified whenever you post an update — directly on their iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. You can also create new or additional revenue from your app with: In-App Purchases In-App Purchase allows you to sell a variety of digital products and services directly from your app, including subscriptions, extra levels, and additional content or functionality. Custom B2B Apps You can also offer custom B2B apps directly to your business customers who have a Volume Purchase Program account. Ad Hoc Distribution. Develop on your Mac - iOS Developer Program. Development Tools in the iOS SDK Development Resources Xcode Complete development environment provides project management, a powerful source editor, and a graphical debugger.

Develop on your Mac - iOS Developer Program

Apple Developer Forums Post questions and share comments on a variety of topics with fellow developers and Apple engineers. iOS Simulator Run, test, and debug your application locally on your Mac using a simulated iPhone and iPad. Getting Started Videos & Documents Get the essentials on tools, frameworks, design methods, best practices and more. Instruments Collect, display, and compare performance data graphically in real-time to optimize your application. iOS Developer Library From articles and in-depth guides to release notes and sample code, you can find it all here.

Interface Builder Interface Builder makes designing a user interface as easy as drag and drop. Coding Examples. How to Make an iPhone App: Part One. See part two on coding your App.

How to Make an iPhone App: Part One

Love it or hate it, it's tough to argue about the success of the Apple App Store. While this venture might be a successful cash cow business model for Apple, how does business fare for the app developer? Pretty good, it turns out. One of the poster children for successful app development is Joel Comm. Or, as he is better known, the developer of iFart. Those are some pretty sobering statistics to digest while standing in the unemployment line. Making an Apple iPhone/iPod Touch app is not a venture that should be undertaken lightly.

Financial investment: you will need an Intel-based Mac computer with Mac OS X 10.5.5 Leopard for developing your app, as well as a couple of test devices (preferably both an iPhone and an iPod Touch). Granted, there are a couple of corners that you could cut for reducing development costs. First things first, though; let's build a machine that's able to support the iPhone SDK app development environment. How to Make an iPhone App: Part One. Test on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch - iOS Developer Program. Test in Real-Time Plug in your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch to use Xcode’s graphical debugger, or collect real-time performance data in Instruments’ timeline view.

Test on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch - iOS Developer Program

These powerful optimization tools allow you to quickly identify and address any performance issues. Test Over the Air. Developer Programs. Developer Technologies Overview. Developer Tools The Xcode developer tools package provides you with a powerful, easy-to-use development environment that includes everything you need to create great apps.

Developer Technologies Overview

See what's new in Xcode 5 iOS iOS is the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, continually redefining what people can do with a mobile device. Together, the iOS SDK and Xcode IDE make it easy for developers to create revolutionary mobile apps.See what’s new in iOS 7 OS X is the world’s most advanced operating system, built on a proven UNIX foundation. iCloud iCloud Storage APIs enable your apps to store content in iCloud, keeping your apps up to date automatically. Safari. How To Create Your First iPhone Application - Smashing Coding. Advertisement Update: 01/10/2012: The original version of this article by Jen Gordon was published in August 2009.

How To Create Your First iPhone Application - Smashing Coding

It was thoroughly revised and updated by the author in September 2012. — Editorial Team Since the iTunes App Store launched in 2008, over 500,000 apps have been approved by Apple, and thousands more app ideas are scrawled on napkins across the world every day. But question remains, how can a person with limited technical skills create an iPhone app? The good news is anyone can make an iPhone app, it’s just a matter of knowing the series of actions you need to take to make it happen. What Is Your Goal? The first thing to look at when embarking on any product development or entrepreneurial venture is your goals for the project. Let’s look at an example. Would not have planned in advance to hire help,would be unhappy with the time commitment required for him to take on the work personally.

Here are some examples of project goals: What Are Your Expectations? Where Do I Begin? Design. Developer Support Center. Resources for Apple Developers.