Published: 6 years ago

How to build an iPhone application in 20 minutes

Auston Bunsen, founder of Mobuilt, gave a great presentation at South Florida iPhone developers’ April meetup on how to build an iPhone application in 20 minutes using frameworks like or Safire, builded by Auston, or PhoneGap.
Safire should be released in the next couple of weeks, and I’m really looking forward to trying it myself.

Check out also my presentation “Marketing thoughts about the iPhone apps business” from the same meetup

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  • http://where-can-i-purchase-an-iphones.blogspot.com/ cyberkid@free gadget

    i cant view this video..maybe because of my connection. btw i have download it. 75mb. very big.

    thank you

    • Windy

      You’re calling 75mB big, and you call yourself “cyberkid”?

      LOL. How do you survive on the internet?

  • http://where-can-i-purchase-an-iphones.blogspot.com/ cyberkid@free gadget

    i cant view this video..maybe because of my connection. btw i have download it. 75mb. very big.

    thank you

    • Windy

      You’re calling 75mB big, and you call yourself “cyberkid”?

      LOL. How do you survive on the internet?

  • http://www.phonefreelancer.com how to iphone app

    Good tutorial for those beginning in iphone development. Right now there is a ton of money in the industry and this is a great place to start.

    • Vladimir

      You’ve got the point here. iOS and Android OS app development is a humongous market now, and as any huge market there’s also a hard competition as well. Forget everyone who said that you can build an awesome app in 5-20 minutes. Well, you may do that, but your app would be worth nothing. First thing to point out here, you need to do the market research and see what apps are already there live at AppStore. Now, think what would you like to share with everyone around the world through your app, and this will be your start-up idea. You may use a online app building tool to save some time, avoiding the programming routine, and to design the app at the same time. Try using SeattleClouds.com, you may select a starter application template and design it further on. In addition, I would like to give you a tip, make your first app as a free of charge one for the beginning, then do the research and see how many downloads you get per day/week/month and so on. Start using iAd Network and/or AdMob. No doubts that if you spend some extra time on this, developing apps, you be able to make the paid ones then. This industry evolves with huge steps, do not miss your chance to get into it and start earning money this way. 

      Cheers!

  • http://www.phonefreelancer.com how to iphone app

    Good tutorial for those beginning in iphone development. Right now there is a ton of money in the industry and this is a great place to start.

  • http://onenightin.com Sarah Craig Waller

    Hey, I am interested in knowing how to build an application for the iphone using my website that I have created. It would be a great app and I can see it now being a success!

    I am cabin crew so I am all over the world, would be great to get some advice or even to meet for a chat.

    I hope to hear from you

    Cheers

    Sarah

    • http://www.bigforge.com Eileen

      Check out http://www.bigforge.com. Use LocalBeacon to build your app, it’s really easy, no programming required and you don’t even need to submit to Apple. You’re app can be up and running in a matter of minutes. If you do it yourself it’s free, if you need help our pricing is very reasonable. We’re a new company and would love a chance to earn your business!

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Vladislav-Rakov/100000313410890 Vladislav Rakov

      As well you can try snappii.com where apps can be made with no programming skills. It’s based not only on templates but on WYSIWYG editor as well which can be easily used to drag and drop tabs you need in your app.RSS feeds to receive feedback,Nearby to determine your locations. You have site so it will be possible to use html code inside apps. Besides it’s not expensive.

    • Vadim Gore

      Sarah,
      you might like to check Seattle Clouds to develop your iPhone app. This service provides several solutions for you app including such page types as mobile page, inapp browser page and html page. Depending on the page type you prefer you may use your mobile site’s URL or embed iframes into your app. Use SC contact us form to submit your question on customer support will answer your questions.

  • http://onenightin.com Sarah Craig Waller

    Hey, I am interested in knowing how to build an application for the iphone using my website that I have created. It would be a great app and I can see it now being a success!

    I am cabin crew so I am all over the world, would be great to get some advice or even to meet for a chat.

    I hope to hear from you

    Cheers

    Sarah

    • http://www.bigforge.com Eileen

      Check out http://www.bigforge.com. Use LocalBeacon to build your app, it’s really easy, no programming required and you don’t even need to submit to Apple. You’re app can be up and running in a matter of minutes. If you do it yourself it’s free, if you need help our pricing is very reasonable. We’re a new company and would love a chance to earn your business!

  • http://www.jailguide.com PeteMaxwell

    Good read – I’d like to add that when choosing a place to develop your app really read the fine print (terms and conditions). Some places state they will own your app and simply pay you royalties… not many people read the T&C. I’d like to learn how to code.. but it is beyond me.
    I use a place that only pays the developer once the app is complete. The money sits in escrow – http://www.rentacoder.com- it works flawlessly. I have had some apps done for as little as $100. So, if the developer doesnt finish the project they dont get paid. Often things happen and coders walk off or simply try to run – this is a great way to keep everyonein line with the project. Thanks again from a great read!

  • http://www.jailguide.com PeteMaxwell

    Good read – I’d like to add that when choosing a place to develop your app really read the fine print (terms and conditions). Some places state they will own your app and simply pay you royalties… not many people read the T&C. I’d like to learn how to code.. but it is beyond me.
    I use a place that only pays the developer once the app is complete. The money sits in escrow – http://www.rentacoder.com- it works flawlessly. I have had some apps done for as little as $100. So, if the developer doesnt finish the project they dont get paid. Often things happen and coders walk off or simply try to run – this is a great way to keep everyonein line with the project. Thanks again from a great read!

  • KailZhang

    I did a little research on frameworks like phonegap. I found it was not very smooth to navigate back and forth in a typical tableview app on simulator, which is actually not surprising. Anyway, phonegap is very promising, especially considering Apple said they would not reject phonegap apps only because it’s built on phonegap.

  • KailZhang

    I did a little research on frameworks like phonegap. I found it was not very smooth to navigate back and forth in a typical tableview app on simulator, which is actually not surprising. Anyway, phonegap is very promising, especially considering Apple said they would not reject phonegap apps only because it’s built on phonegap.

  • Tony ward

    I can’t view this video on my 3GS because it’s the wrong format. Can someone make an app for that

  • Tony ward

    I can’t view this video on my 3GS because it’s the wrong format. Can someone make an app for that

  • Anees

    Hello,

    I like your brief bio and I found you as my nature.
    I am from Toronto and interested to build iphone applications as per critivity. I respect and love to make friendship with creative person.

    If you trust me and want to continue, as per your wish.

    Thank you and have a nice day.

    Anees

  • Anees

    Hello,

    I like your brief bio and I found you as my nature.
    I am from Toronto and interested to build iphone applications as per critivity. I respect and love to make friendship with creative person.

    If you trust me and want to continue, as per your wish.

    Thank you and have a nice day.

    Anees

  • http://mindthepeople.blogspot.com/ Lucian@ MindThePeople

    Hi Davide,

    Wow! It would be great to actually build an app in 20 minutes. I must try it.

    I am a little uncertain of the outcome though. Building an excellent app takes knowledge and “app intelligence” (as I call it).
    I started creating apps by reading an e-book that actually taught me everything I needed to know. I strongly recommend it to any new or experienced developer, as it helps you enrich your insights and calibrate your app even better.

    You can find the e-book here:
    http://d8942704lyr8ykfx0i392lfq0c.hop.clickbank.net/?tid=DAVIDEDICILLO

    The price was totally worth it as I had big incomes afterwards.

    Good luck to all!

  • Ttzttz Zary

    I am a 11 year old building a iphone application!

  • TCILover

    Hi, question for you. Is it possible for your basic every day mom to build an application for ipad/iphone? How hard is it? What requirements do I need to get started. Just thought you might be able to point me in the right direction. Thank you. Carolyn O

    • Vladimir

      Building iPhone apps is no longer a problem even though you lack in programming skills now. There’s a bunch of web based app builded tools giving almost everyone to build their own apps. I personally use SeattleClouds ( http://seattleclouds.com ) online app building tool. You may simply select a starter application template there, design its appearance, add some interactivity to your app, etc. The main problem though is how bad you want that app, and you should think thoroughly about the main idea, goal it should bring to the end user. Keep in mind that Apple keeps on rejecting simple applications, like web clippings. Thus, interactivity is what you need to think about clearly. Some tips here, you may add an interactive map if promoting your business, use push notifications, add a Facebook Fan page, a Feedback page, a RSS Feed page, etc. You’ll be surprised to see what you can actually achieve if you invest some extra time in making your app. Cheers!

  • Anonymous

    A good guide to learn more about building Apps:

    http://www.appvised.com

  • http://twitter.com/ChrisSeels1 Chris Seels

    Making apps is a lot of fun and it’s very exciting once you put it on the market and start making money.  I’m starting to get addicted.  I owe it all to a great program that got me to where I am now, you can get use the same software I use from http://learnhowtomakeanapp.blogspot.com/

  • Ziyad Laher

    Can somene contact me that would make me an app ? my e mail yasmins_beauty_services@hotmail.co.uk

  • Anonymous

    I’ve built some awesome apps using http://snappii.com and I have no programming skills at all

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_KHXXSLBO3R5HWZL44X7R4BKIMA Benjamin Roberts

    For any and all who are interested, Fiberlink will be hosting a FREE webinar on Thursday highlighting the best practices for iOS application development. If you are interested in learning more, don’t miss out. Register here today: http://bit.ly/pDxUIC

  • Destiny Roman

    The ultimate guide to app making: Create iPhone Apps That Rock: A Guide for Non-Technical Folks

    http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/createiphoneappsthatrock/id478079263

  • Vadim Gore

    Another online app development tool that can be used both by web programmers and ordinary users is Seattle Clouds. It’s interface allows editing pages in design mode and in code mode as well.

    Another strong point is the free preview app “Seattle Clouds” for iPhone, iPad and Android devices. It can be used for testing your app vs the online simulator. Install it on your device, login with the same credentials you use on seattleclouds.com and observe directly on your device all the changes you make to your mobile app.

  • http://seattleclouds.com/ build iphone app

    Thank you for this 
    great presentation 
    on how to build an iPhone application in 20 minutes. 
    I’m  looking forward to trying it myself.

  • Nursemoreno

    i have an APPLICATION IDEA FOR APPLE call me 323-440-2357 or email me at nursemoreno@gmail:twitter.com im looking for someone who can help me program me this
     

  • Stuart Gauntlett

    Maybe an obvious question but, once you’ve made an app and if it’s accepted, when people buy it, does the designer get paid? If so what, royalties or something? A percentage of each app sold?

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