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How do I write an app? (without paying for a service)? Answered

I found plenty of places to pay for it, http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/13_tools_for_building_your_own_iphone_app.php 
but how can I do it myself?




8 years ago

You need to register for an AppleID, then you can go here and log in with it (or go to the page and click register). You then should be able to download Xcode. It does have limitations, unless you spend $99 to get into the developer program, and once you pay, you are able to port the app to an actual Idevice (rather than the virtual one) and let your app into the store. You cannot submit an app to the app store without paying this, but you may be able to put on a website (maybe, Idk). In Xcode you can start an iPhone app project, but let me tell you in advance, its not as easy as it looks. It takes a lot of programming, and a good knowledge of the classes and their uses. I didnt get past mostly making a splash screen. But its very possible if you program a lot :)
Good luck, hope this helps!


Answer 8 years ago

oh BTW this might be a killer but you must have a mac to run Xcode and the like...