Making useful Apps for
iPhone
 Ing. Omar Cafini
 http://www.omarcafini.info
 http://twitter.com/omarcaf




mitapp.com      ...
Apple iPhone
  A very succefull device
  A very strong
  marketplace system
  A great opportunity for
  everyone to be a
 ...
Your target is the single user

  Don’t develop thinking about
  a firm

  The user can be give you a
  feedback (reviews)
...
What kind of applications?

  Games are the most downlaoded apps...
  (market is changing in the last months..)




      ...
What method?

  Work in group (if possible)
  Search simil works, study the market
  Maybe there are already a lot of code...
Your idea is only a stand-alone APP?

 Mobile Web & Traditional Web,                    Web
 the same thing?
             ...
How to Build an iPhone App
that Doesn't Suck!
Step 1: Decide what to build
Principle 1: Know your users.
                 ...
Ecological Footprint

The Idea:
  A lot of hype on internet :-)
  Love for green and Earth
  Becoming aware of what we
  c...
Butterfly effect
  Small energy saving each of us => Huge energy saving
  the entire population.
  Saving energy is easy, j...
Screenshots v1.0




             ...v1.1 coming soon...
mitapp.com                     Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
ilBugiardino

The Idea:
  Give to the user an organized
  information on health and
  care
  Obtain health information als...
Description

  Digs into the main diseases, analyzing symptoms,
  therapies and drugs.
  Search terms and phrases into the...
Screenshots




mitapp.com    Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
ThankYou :)

                    www.MitAPP.com




 Credits:

  Omar Cafini [www.omarcafini.info]

  Paolo Quadrani [http:/...
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    1. 1. Making useful Apps for iPhone Ing. Omar Cafini http://www.omarcafini.info http://twitter.com/omarcaf mitapp.com Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
    2. 2. Apple iPhone A very succefull device A very strong marketplace system A great opportunity for everyone to be a competitive seller ... mitapp.com Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
    3. 3. Your target is the single user Don’t develop thinking about a firm The user can be give you a feedback (reviews) The user can talk with friends about your app (word of mouth) The user can talk about you on Social Networks (Facebook, Twitter, etc...) mitapp.com Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
    4. 4. What kind of applications? Games are the most downlaoded apps... (market is changing in the last months..) ? We are trying to think about something a little bit useful... We thinking about applications that people love because is something that we need. We don’t build yet a very useful app but we think that this way can be more exiting... mitapp.com Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
    5. 5. What method? Work in group (if possible) Search simil works, study the market Maybe there are already a lot of code developed and free to use... Agile? Why not. Code is the last thing mitapp.com Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
    6. 6. Your idea is only a stand-alone APP? Mobile Web & Traditional Web, Web the same thing? iPhone or mobile APP Build a community Project on each platform Internet of things mitapp.com Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
    7. 7. How to Build an iPhone App that Doesn't Suck! Step 1: Decide what to build Principle 1: Know your users. Step 2: Visit the app store Principle 2: Don't build your app in a bubble Step 3: Explore Possible solutions Principle 3: Be minimal Step 4: Sketch Principle 4: Quality through quantity Step 5: Build a paper prototype Principle 5: Fail early to succeed sooner. Step 6: Fire up omnigraffle Principle 6: Be pixel-perfect Step 7: Do It All Again Principle 7: Remember that nothing is precious Step 8: Okay, You can code finally Step 9: Beta Test Your App Principle 9: Test Before you submit Step 10: Release mitapp.com [source: Stanford CS193P] Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
    8. 8. Ecological Footprint The Idea: A lot of hype on internet :-) Love for green and Earth Becoming aware of what we consume each day and which is the impact of it on the planet mitapp.com Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
    9. 9. Butterfly effect Small energy saving each of us => Huge energy saving the entire population. Saving energy is easy, just pay attention on small things and habits: using electronic lamps for lightning closing the water if not used ... mitapp.com Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
    10. 10. Screenshots v1.0 ...v1.1 coming soon... mitapp.com Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
    11. 11. ilBugiardino The Idea: Give to the user an organized information on health and care Obtain health information also without accessing the internet mitapp.com Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
    12. 12. Description Digs into the main diseases, analyzing symptoms, therapies and drugs. Search terms and phrases into the text Save your favorites arguments ...More features coming soon... mitapp.com Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
    13. 13. Screenshots mitapp.com Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
    14. 14. ThankYou :) www.MitAPP.com Credits: Omar Cafini [www.omarcafini.info] Paolo Quadrani [http://paoloquadrani.blogspot.com/] mitapp.com Bologna 06 Novembre 2009
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