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How to make and sell an iPhone app with no previous programming knowledge!!

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This is a simple method of making your iPhone App sitting at home without having any previous knowledge of programming. Just follow all the instructions and you will be getting paid sitting at home. :D

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Made By Manish Kumar and Kayhan Feroze Qaiser
 
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Step 1: Step 1

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 Go to apple's website and register as a developer for free. You'll need an email address.

http://developer.apple.com/programs/register/

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Once you've made the account log onto it and click "download Xcode". This is the program you make the app in. (The file is very big so it may take a couple of hours to download). Once downloaded install Xcode.

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Visit the Sparrow site and click download. http://www.sparrow-framework.org/

Follow the instructions very carefully and set sparrow up. Sparrow is a framework that simplifies the programming process by making it shorter, quicker and easier to understand.

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Understand basic programming concepts such as variables, loops, functions and mathematical processes. You can google these and find out the basics from any website.

This link should get you started :-
http://cisnet.baruch.cuny.edu/holowczak/classes/programming/

Read the first few concepts and loop at the "C language" examples because that is what you will be programming in.

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Visit the sparrow wiki and go through their documentation to understand how to use sparrow.

http://wiki.sparrow-framework.org/

Then go through their tutorials to see this in action.

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Visit this page for a comprehensive yet simple tutorial for a working game.

http://maniacdev.com/2010/08/beginners-iphone-action-game-tutorial/

Go through the tutorial and understand each step. After this download the tutorial and open it with Xcode. Run it and see it in action. Try and modify the code to the game and see the results. Tinker with this till you think you have grasped how everything is working.
amurashova13 days ago

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amurashova18 days ago

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Tbus7 months ago

I completed a learn-at-home certificate course in iPhone and iPad apps recently ( http://www.ciebookstore.com/learn-to-create-ipad-... ) and this instructable covered most of what I learned and was a great review before taking my final exam!

Thanks guys!

howtowithmanish (author)  Tbus7 months ago

Glad you liked it :)

urathor10 months ago
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http://www.mobilepetrol.com/
JohnMarine10 months ago
I found perfect site for creating apps...Yesterday I ended up on some site called apps-machine.com . I have to share it with you guys. I started creating my own app and after 15 minutes clicking on their control panel(no programming,just clicks) I made app in what user could make effects on their photos,paint photos,play music,play videos,have notepad,chat and stream music. They got literally 1000's of features on their control panel :D I think this could be a gold mine :P :P And I read something that they have free app development and so on. Aaand you can change everything all the backgrounds,colors,tabs...and you instantly see it on that same page through their simulator..don't know how they managed to do that but it is super handy...I am super excited at the moment..time to get some apps on apple and play store :D :D
kyluddy11 months ago
What are ur apps?
lmarocain1 year ago
Instructions ok. But you did not mention that a Macintosh is a must.
dmo21 year ago
I created my first game app "Bomb Block Free" for iPhone and Android using a contractor designer and programmer. Since I can't do either, I was simply the project manager. I found this the fastest way to get an app created without any previous knowledge. I am working on my next game and it is much easier now since I have learned all the steps. Good luck to everyone taking a stab at this. It's fun but do expect to lose a lot of sleep lol!
willyg661 year ago
I am going to use App Inventor because you keep giving me the same link and all I download is a file not a program unless I am overlooking something that maybe you can help a little more with specifics. Thank you.
willyg661 year ago
Thanks but I have been there. All I get is a .dmg file. Isn't the an executable file?
howtowithmanish (author)  willyg661 year ago
Hey do you own a Macbook or a Windows?
willyg661 year ago
I cannot find anywhere to download Xcode.
howtowithmanish (author)  willyg661 year ago
https://developer.apple.com/xcode/
mystique11 year ago
You can create an iOS app without programming knowledge.Follow these steps in the site. http://bit.ly/10z5fFA
vrakov2 years ago
Now it's not tough to develop iphone apps without programming skills as quite enough sites offer not only templates for your future apps but as well do-it-yourself platforms allowing you to create complex apps from scratch and spending too little time. One of such services is snappii.Their WYSIWYG editor is a tool everyone will find easy to use
kohctik2 years ago
excellent post dude this seems like a very detailed report about how to create iphone apps. really sounds harder then most people think but its not i love building iphone apps check me out too if your interested


http://howtocreateaiphoneapp.blogspot.com/
kzaidi22 years ago
Great job man, wayy to go :)
sdurrani2 years ago
Well done Manish :) It's a great article!
brehg3 years ago
I love this site and this is a great article. But the statement "no previous programming knowledge" is questionable . In the middle of the directions it says you must learn basic programming. It's like saying "how to weld with no experience" and then the first step is "learn to weld". Still a great article and I will use it.
howtowithmanish (author)  brehg3 years ago
Haha thank you :) please rate this article and follow me :P