Age for creating app?

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by swb1192, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. macrumors 6502

    Dec 4, 2007
    I'm 16 years old and I'm planning on creating an app. I will be learning this through trial-and-error (that's how I learned html, css, etc.). It'll take me a while to learn, of course, but that's not the point of this thread. I'm wondering, how old do you have to be to have your app on the App Store? Or is there no age restrictions?
  2. macrumors 604


    Jul 4, 2008
    Silicon Valley
    18 and older I believe. I'm in the approximately-same boat as you are in. I'm 15 and I'm starting to code my app during winter break. Just get one of your parents to sign up for you, and then use their credentials to push out your app.
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502

    Dec 4, 2007
    Good idea. It'll probably take me 3 years to create an app anyway, at this rate ;D
  4. macrumors 6502a

    Mar 13, 2008
    You could go through the trouble of starting an official business, that way you could do it in your own name. But going through your parents is alot easier, and what I'll likely do (I'm 15) if I ever finish my app, which is only a matter of time and putting in effort. I'm just too lazy lol.

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