How do I make my own app?

Discussion in 'iPhone/iPad Programming' started by topcash, Dec 11, 2008.

  1. macrumors member

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    Is there software that is given out by apple that will allow me to make my own app?
     
  2. macrumors 68000

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    developer.apple.com/iphone

    Edit: Removed 'www.' from the link to make it valid.
     
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    velvetelvis

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    link no work.
     
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    TuffLuffJimmy

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    That magic thing called the software development kit.

    Here it is
     
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    velvetelvis

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    thats funny, i didnt know about that site. "let me google that for you" lol
     
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    TuffLuffJimmy

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    I love it. A chance to use it comes up soooo often on this site.
     
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    velvetelvis

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    im sure that i alone could have given you numerous opportunities.
     
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    Is it possible to develop new apps on a Win Based machine?
     
  9. macrumors 6502

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    Simple answer, NO.
     
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    bassproguy07

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    lol......i was going to say the same even though I am sure you can....
     
  11. macrumors member

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    Learn to crawl first..

    Got to be honest, if Google is presenting challenges then programming is probably a step too far.
     
  12. thread starter macrumors member

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    thank you, Im sure glad someone acts there age on this forum.
     
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    Stampyhead

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    Thanks for the link. I, too, have been thinking about learning how to make iPhone apps. Does any one know, if I want to make an app just for my own personal use and not for public release, can I upload it to my phone locally or does it have to go through the App store?
     
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    TuffLuffJimmy

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    You have to pay the $99 developer fee that allows you to take your app and upload it to your phone ad hoc.
     
  15. macrumors member

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    IBM says here that you can write iPhone applications using Eclipse CDT.
     
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    robbieduncan

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    Right near the start it says you have to Jailbreak the phone: so this is not going to work if you want on the app store...
     
  17. macrumors member

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    The only problem would be code signing, but you can actually develop an iPhone application on Windows and compile for the AppStore on a Mac. Also I've found this interesting article at Ars but he used a Mac to compile/run.
     

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