[OT] Mobile App Dev for dummies

Robert Merrill robertmerrill at gmail.com
Sat Sep 29 18:39:23 MDT 2012


Awesome places to start! Thanks!

On Sep 29, 2012, at 3:38 PM, Jason Hall <jayce at lug-nut.com> wrote:

> You can also use tools like the aforementioned titanium to develop in JavaScript and then cross publish to iOS and android, from any platform.  
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> On Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 3:24 PM, Caleb Call wrote:
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>> Instead of buying a developer license right away, why not just download Xcode (which is free) and create your app. You'll only ever need to buy the developer license if/when you want to put it on the app store.
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>> On Sep 29, 2012, at 2:27 PM, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> 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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