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Make iPhone               & iPad apps               Outsourcing, buying code                 and re-skinning apps.www.thec...
Development options     •   Time     •   Money     •   Expertise     •   Range of functionality
Build it yourself from scratch  Requirements:  • An uptodate Mac running xCode  • An iPhone or iPodtouch, iPad or both to ...
Build it yourself from scratchAdvantages:• Cost: You do not have to pay a developer to make the app  for youDisadvantages:...
Build it yourself with online software  Requirements:  • An uptodate Mac running xCode  • An iPhone or iPodtouch, iPad or ...
Build it yourself with online softwareAdvantages:• Cost: You do not have to pay a developer to make the app for  you, inst...
Online software websites www.Ibuildapp.com www.mobile.conduit.com www.phonegap.com www.appsbar.com www.mobileroadie.com ww...
Buy code and reskin  Requirements:  • An iPhone or iPodtouch, iPad or both to test the app  • Graphic editing software lik...
Buy code and reskinAdvantages:• Cost: Cheaper than creating an app from scratch. You can pay a  developer to add in some e...
Websites to buy code:www.Sellmyapplication.comhttp://www.sellmyapp.com/http://sourcebuying.com/http://www.mobileappsgaller...
Outsource  Requirements:  • An iPhone or iPodtouch, iPad or both to test the app  • Graphic editing software like photosho...
OutsourceAdvantages:• Time: Faster than coding yourself, slower than buying code.• Features: You can get your app made to ...
Based on the pros & cons of each option, its not up to you todecide which is right for you.CHALLENGE: Choose which approac...
WHAT’S NEXT? Learn xCode, reskin an iPhone game, adsand upload to Apple. http://ude.my/bvb04      Visit our app blog for t...
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Overview of mobile iPhone and Android app outsourcing, buying code and reskinning apps

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Being able to build, update, publish and add ads to your app will save you SO MUCH money in comparison to paying developers to do this for you. It's actually much faster as well once you get a few done and get used to the process.

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This course is designed to get you started using xCode. It is for COMPLETE beginners. No prior use of xCode is assumed. xCode only runs on a mac, so if you want to follow this course you will need access to a mac & an Apple iOS developer license, which costs $99/year.

After completing this course:

You can open and navigate through xCode
You will be able to update the app name, icons, music and graphics
You can put revmob.com and chartboost.com ad networks into your apps
You will know how to reskin an iPhone game
You will know how to upload an app to Apple
You will know how to turn the shine off icons
You will know how to create and set up an app ID
You will be able to run a build in the xCode emulator and to view a working app on your mac
You will have an overview of how the mobile provisioning certs are used in apps
You will know how to find and deal with keychain errors and how to fix some common issues
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Overview of mobile iPhone and Android app outsourcing, buying code and reskinning apps

  1. 1. Make iPhone & iPad apps Outsourcing, buying code and re-skinning apps.www.thechocolatelabapps.com
  2. 2. Development options • Time • Money • Expertise • Range of functionality
  3. 3. Build it yourself from scratch Requirements: • An uptodate Mac running xCode • An iPhone or iPodtouch, iPad or both to test the app • Graphic editing software like photoshop or gimp (free to download). • You will need to learn how to program apps.
  4. 4. Build it yourself from scratchAdvantages:• Cost: You do not have to pay a developer to make the app for youDisadvantages:• Time: Learning how to program will take a while• Time: Programming a typical app takes a few weeks so you can publish a lot fewer apps per year than if you were using a few developers.• Expertise: You do need to enjoy programming and challenges.• Potentially reduced features: You can only include features you know how to code.
  5. 5. Build it yourself with online software Requirements: • An uptodate Mac running xCode • An iPhone or iPodtouch, iPad or both to test the app • Graphic editing software like photoshop or gimp (free to download). • Sign up with an online software portal. They usually have different fees depending what package you choose. • You do not need to know how to program but usually you do need to know technical things such as provisioning profiles, compiling in xCode, uploading to the app store, etc. It is good is you are technically minded, e.g. can do some basic HTML and set up a website level.
  6. 6. Build it yourself with online softwareAdvantages:• Cost: You do not have to pay a developer to make the app for you, instead you pay a low fee to use a software tool.Disadvantages:• Time: Learning how to use this will take a little time.• Expertise: In a lot of these you will need to download the code and compile it using xCode on your Mac. You will need to be technically minded as it can get confusing.• Reduced features: You can only include features in your app that are supported by the online software.• RISK: Be aware that Apple have got much tighter on approving apps. If your app is too simple and does not have enough interactive features (e.g. just pictures, text and videos), Apple will not publish it. Be sure to read their marketing guidelines in depth before choosing this option. In 2011, it was much easier to get apps through Apple’s review.
  7. 7. Online software websites www.Ibuildapp.com www.mobile.conduit.com www.phonegap.com www.appsbar.com www.mobileroadie.com www.AppBuilder360.com I have not used these www.genwi.com websites so do check them www.appbreeder.com out thoroughly before you www.appflight.com sign up www.buzztouch.com www.myappbuilder.com www.gamesalad.com www.appanda.com www.seattleclouds.com Recommendation: Use google to look for more app builder websites.
  8. 8. Buy code and reskin Requirements: • An iPhone or iPodtouch, iPad or both to test the app • Graphic editing software like photoshop or gimp (free to download). • Buy or create graphics to reskin the app. • Pay a reduced amount of money (compared to getting the app made from scratch) to integrate the graphics and upload the app to iTunes. This usually required hiring a developer. If you plan to integrate the graphics & upload the app to Apple yourself you will need a Max running xCode.
  9. 9. Buy code and reskinAdvantages:• Cost: Cheaper than creating an app from scratch. You can pay a developer to add in some extra features and monitisation options (ads, in-app purchases, etc).• Time: This is a fast option as most of the work is already done in the code you bought.• You don’t need any technical expertise.Disadvantages:• You are working mainly with the features that the app you have bought already has.
  10. 10. Websites to buy code:www.Sellmyapplication.comhttp://www.sellmyapp.com/http://sourcebuying.com/http://www.mobileappsgallery.com/download-iphone-source-code/ I have not used the above websites so do check them out thoroughly before you buy.Recommendation:Search google to look for more sites that sell code.
  11. 11. Outsource Requirements: • An iPhone or iPodtouch, iPad or both to test the app • Graphic editing software like photoshop or gimp (free to download). • Pay a team of developers and artists to create your app exactly to your specifications.
  12. 12. OutsourceAdvantages:• Time: Faster than coding yourself, slower than buying code.• Features: You can get your app made to your exact specifications.• You don’t need any technical knowledgeDisadvantages:• Cost: This is the most expensive option.
  13. 13. Based on the pros & cons of each option, its not up to you todecide which is right for you.CHALLENGE: Choose which approach is right for you. You canmix and match as well, e.g. outsource one app and buy codefor another app.
  14. 14. WHAT’S NEXT? Learn xCode, reskin an iPhone game, adsand upload to Apple. http://ude.my/bvb04 Visit our app blog for the latest news and exclusive info: http://thechocolatelabapps.com

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