Developing iOS apps is a very challenging process but one area that takes up more time than anything else is its design. It doesn’t matter what your app can do — if it’s poorly designed then people just won’t use it.
POP‘s aim is to make the early stages of testing an app’s design as effortless as possible by making use of the most fundamental part of process — your sketches.
Mobiletuts+ is all about quality tutorials for mobile developers. Topics covered include native development with the iOS SDK – so if you’re looking to get into iOS development, Mobiletuts+ is the place to start.
The release of the iPhone 5 and iOS 6 has generated a lot of excitement, but the many new hardware and SDK changes can leave iOS developers feeling overwhelmed. This article will help you keep your skills up-to-date by providing a quick, high-level overview of the most important changes for iOS developers!
We’re excited to let you know about the latest addition to the Tuts+ family — Gamedevtuts+!
Gamedevtuts+ is dedicated to teaching game development, with tutorials, tips, and articles about level layout, game design, coding, and working in the industry. We walk you through how to create games from scratch, go into the theory behind game development, level and character design, discuss working in the industry, and much more…
Read on to find out more about the all-new Gamedevtuts+!
iOS 5 has been officially released, and iOS developers are eager to begin making use of the many new features available in the iOS 5 SDK! If you’re at all interested in developing for the iPhone as well as using one, our First Look at the iOS 5 SDK is a must-read.
With the release of iOS 5 SDK, the iOS development platform has reached a new level of maturity. It is apparent with this SDK release that Apple is really listening to the needs and requests of the development community. Not only has Apple recognized the common goals and pain-points expressed by iOS developers, but they have also sought to provide tools at the SDK level that will solve many of the common problems we face and completely alleviate some of the most frustrating pitfalls.
With the latest SDK, one thing is certain: it has never been more exciting to be an iOS developer!
Here at AppStorm we love getting to know our readers better. The primary reason for this is always so that we can better target our content towards the people reading it. We want to make AppStorm as interesting as possible for you so we post polls like today’s to get a better glimpse of who you are.
Today’s poll asks whether or not you’re interested in the development side of iPhone apps. We know you love playing with new iPhone apps, or else you wouldn’t be here, but we’d also like to know how many of our readers are part of the amazingly talented group of people generating all of that lovely App Store content that keeps us afloat!
Vote in the poll at right and then leave a comment below telling us more. If you’re a developer, what apps have you created and how did you learn the requisite skills? If you’re not a developer but are interested in learning more, you might want to check out our sister site MobileTuts for daily tutorials on every mobile platform out there!
Announcement time! I’m incredibly excited to let you know that the first ever AppStorm book (in conjunction with Rockable Press) is coming soon!
If you’ve ever thought about developing an iPhone app (or even if you already have), this book will be a fascinating read. It will provide you with all the knowledge and technique you need to spot a great opportunity, get the most from the App Store, make smart decisions about development, craft a stunning interface, and promote your app successfully.
I’ve conducted a series of interviews with some phenomenally successful iPhone developers that have kindly shared their expertise, and also completed a fascinating survey of over 1,000 iPhone users and developers.
Read on to find out more, and discover how you can sign up in advance for a voucher that will give you 25% off the purchase price when it goes on sale!
You love great iPhone apps. Why not make them?
Envato, the creators of iPhone.AppStorm, have launched a new website dedicated to free education on mobile development. It’s called Mobiletuts+. We’ll walk you down the path of making your first simple fortune cookie app with the iPhone SDK, learning Objective-C, and eventually adding more advanced features to your apps.
If you’ve never done iPhone development before, or consider yourself a beginner, don’t worry – the site will grow with its users. We’re starting with the basics, then moving on to more advanced stuff. Soon enough we’ll have a repository of free content for all skill levels – beginner, intermediate, and advanced.
The content at Mobiletuts+ is written by professional developers, top-selling book authors and programming mavens. We hope you’ll be blown away by the quality of what we have to offer.
Nobody could argue that the iPhone has been a revolutionary product in the cell phone industry. A fantastic SDK and third-party application support has enabled programmers to release thousands of apps to millions of people around the world. There are some fantastic apps available and many people are making a living from developing for the iPhone.
In this “ultimate toolkit”, we’re showing you everything you need to get started; books, tutorials, software resources, screencasts, podcasts, blogs, forums, conferences, software libraries, design kits, icons, and even where to hire a developer if you decide not to go it alone!
I hope you enjoy the roundup, and feel well equipped to embark on iPhone development will a full set of resources at your disposal.