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How to Create Your First iPhone Application - Smashing Magazine. 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 Magazine

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. How much does it cost to develop an iphone application? - Stack. I'm one of the developers for Twitterrific and to be honest, I can't tell you how many hours have gone into the product.

How much does it cost to develop an iphone application? - Stack

I can tell you everyone who upvoted the estimate of 160 hours for development and 40 hours for design is fricken' high. (I'd use another phrase, but this is my first post on Stack Overflow, so I'm being good.) Twitterrific has had 4 major releases beginning with the iOS 1.0 (Jailbreak.) That's a lot of code, much of which is in the bit bucket (we refactor a lot with each major release.)

One thing that would be interesting to look at is the amount of time that we had to work on the iPad version. We started the iPad development from scratch, but a lot of our underlying code (mostly models) was re-used. With such a short schedule, we worked some pretty long hours. Anyone who's done serious iPhone development can tell you there's a lot of design work involved with any project.

Take another hit, dude. Top 10 Tutorials to Develop iPhone Apps. If you are tired of downoading apps for your iPhone why not develop one.

Top 10 Tutorials to Develop iPhone Apps

Don’t worry, even if you are a novice with iPhone programming there are a good number of tutorials that can guide you with the development of iPhone apps. It’s obvious that you would find it hard when developing your first iPhone app. There is a whole lot of information in iPhone SDK Development that will guide you with the tools and APIs for iPhone application development. Further, there are some cool tutorials that will provide you a step-by-step guide for developing iPhone apps. After a thorough search I came across the top 10 tutorials to develop iPhone apps. 1. In order to build iPhone apps you would require a the basics of Cocoa Touch, Objective-C, and Interface Builder. Link 2. This tutorial gives you a brief introduction on how to get started with your first iPhone application. Link 3. This is a great tutorial for those new to iPhone SDK Programming (Cocoa in general). Link 4.

Link. Programming in Objective-C 2.0 (2nd Edition) (9780321566157): St.