[OT] Mobile App Dev for dummies
torriem at gmail.com
Sat Sep 29 14:27:00 MDT 2012
On 09/29/2012 02:12 PM, Robert Merrill wrote:
> Ok, so I have a back log of apps that I want to develop. Anyone know
> of some quick ways to Dev mobile apps? iOS preferred (heresy!) as
> well as android.
> Toolkits IDE's or other things to get started? I do NOT think I'm a
> programmer, but I'm a reasonable hack. How can I get started?
> Or, outsource? Or, else/other?
Well you start by buying a Mac, then buying a developers' license (RMS
appears to have been quite prophetic in this regard), and downloading
the latest Xcode IDE. And a book or two?
That's really the only way. It's Apple's way. Their tools.
Android is a bit more accessible, and available on Linux. Download the
SDK from google, get a book or two, read a tutorial, and give it a shot.
It's Java in the Eclipse IDE, and the paradigms and program lifecycles
in Android are a bit different from what you might already be familiar with.
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