Can Apple Teach Me?

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by TheShinyMac, May 7, 2009.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    TheShinyMac

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    Apr 3, 2009
    #1
    Hello,
    I want to start designing my own iphone/ipod touch applications. I already have the sdk. I live pretty close to a apple store and they have these bars not the genius bar but a different one where they help people with learning things.
    Is it possible for me to have a appointment with a genius and maybe have him or her show me the ropes of developing app store apps any response is welcomed
     
  2. macrumors 6502a

    vinay427

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    Sep 18, 2008
    #2
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    I'm not sure, but you can start with the tutorial videos on the developer site.
     
  3. macrumors regular

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    May 19, 2008
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    Most likely not. Learning to code an app is infinitely more complex than learning how to use iWork. I believe the bars you're talking about are more for people to learn about their computer, and the software they can use with it. What you're wanting to learn is more like building a car engine, and those bars probably go over how to drive the car.

    You should be watching the videos on the website, and reading the tutorials. That's your best introduction.
     
  4. macrumors 68000

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    Feb 12, 2008
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    Illinois
    #4
    I doubt the Geniuses can help you. In my area, the Apple store doesn't have a single person who even downloaded the SDK.

    But the closest you can get is the free Stanford iPhone Programming podcast on iTunes U. The two instructors both work at Apple as developers.
     

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