Creating an iPhone app could be an interesting experience. There are thousands of app developers who have earned a fortune. Thanks to their effort, the App store of Apple is really rich and you can get any app for any specific purpose, either for fun or for productivity. But the huge app treasure of Apple is still not enough for the iPhone lovers.
They need more and the developers are still working to come up with app or variations of apps. If you think you are also creative and can develop an app that everyone will like, you can surely proceed with this. If you are really successful with your app, you can earn a big profit from your own app.
The good thing is that anyone can develop an iPhone app but it will take dedication and some knowledge on app development. In the below; we will tell you how to develop an iPhone.
- Become familiar with necessary tools
Before you can develop your iPhone app, you will need to know your tools. Without knowing your tools, you can never build up your app. You do not need to be a programming expert but you will need some basic knowledge on programming language and platforms such as Xcode etc, A Mac computer running OS X 10.9.4 or later version, iOS SDK, C++. You will also need to know the anatomy of iPhone app i.e. how an iPhone app is developed.
- Develop an app concept
Once you know the basics, you will then need to brainstorm about what kind of app you want to develop. Keep it in mind that there are plenty of apps and developers. So you need to come up with different that will get you attention from the users. Even if you have a common idea for an app, it should be a little different from others so that your chances of success are higher.
- Learn the app design functions and tricks
Once you know the basic of iPhone app, your next course of action to design the app that includes the interface, outlook and environment of the app. This is a crucial part of app development. If your app isn’t good looking or engaging, it won’t click with the clients.
- Get started with the app development
This is a main stage of app development where you will have to use Xcode platform from apple to develop the app. If you didn’t know, Xcode is Apple’s integrated development environment (IDE) that includes a source editor, a graphical user interface editor, and many other features. The iOS SDK extends Xcode to include the tools, compilers, and frameworks you need specifically for iOS development and you can download it from Apple.
But we are afraid but there will some programming involved in this process in case you are planning for a decent app. You will need to get familiar with the Class, Strings, Loops concepts that you will need to use in the app development. Don’t hesitate to ask for help from the expert developers for guidance.