Creating an IPhone app without coding

This course will teach you how to create an iPhone app without any coding using 2 pieces of free software.
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  • Lectures 26
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

The course covers the production of an iPhone app from start to finish. The materials needed are: 1) Xcode (a free download from apple), 2) the website Buzztouch (free to sign up for) and 3) an apple computer. The course will take about 2 hours to complete and it is structured using a step by step approach going through 24 lessons. Each lesson is a screencast walking you through the necessary steps to complete one section of the app. When the app is finished it will have screens that: 1) show websites 2) show directions to a location 3) display pictures via a powerpoint 4) allow the user to contact someone by email or text and 5) display videos accessing youtube. Other plug ins will be shown that are available from buzztouch. If you would like to see an app created with this material you can go to the app store, search for "warren pettitt" and download the app that I made for my wife's business.

What are the requirements?

  • an apple computer
  • an internet connection

What am I going to get from this course?

  • make an iphone app
  • submit that app to the apple store
  • use the buzztouch website

What is the target audience?

  • This Iphone course is meant for anyone who desires to make an app but does not know how to code.
  • This course would be great for small business owners who desire to have a presence in the online app market
  • It is not limited however to business people, anyone who desires to make apps could benefit from it. (many developers use buzztouch to make their apps quickly to increase their profits.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Getting set up with Xcode and buzztouch
00:44

I've been excited about teaching this class, hope you will join us.

03:45

This lesson will show you how to sign up for buzztouch (a free design website for IPhone apps) and how to download Xcode, both of which are free.

05:12

This lesson goes over:

a. buzztouch U - the section of the website that has tutorial videos

b. the free plugins buzztouch offers to developers

c. your public profile

d. your developer profile

05:39

In this section we will begin to develop our app. We will:

a. download an icon for our app

b. check out the core properties of the control panel

c. discover what the layout/tabs section is for

d. set a global theme for the app


4 questions

A few basic questions about Buzztouch

02:34

Hopefully it just brings a little (probably very small) smile to your face.

04:40

This lecture will go over the 2 sections that I use more than any others:

a. The layout section of Buzztouch

b. What is a theme and how do I use it for my app

02:46

This lecture covers the following 3 topics:


a. What are "screens" in buzz touch?


b. What are plug ins?


c. "Forums" can help answer many questions.


Section 2: Planning the app and getting set up
02:40

This lecture goes over an outline of the app we are going to make. Starting with an outline helps us think ahead and plan what type of screens we will need.

04:14

This lecture will cover:

a. How do we download the Xcode project?


b. How do we choose the plugins we need for the app we want to build?


c. How do we package the code?


d. How do we put the project files on our desktop?

04:01

This lecture will include:

a. How to drag and drop in the plugins and images folder into Xcode.


b. How to build our app for the first time.

3 questions

This quiz is to help make sure you know how to get the necessary code into Xcode.

05:48

We will be fixing 2 type of issues with this lecture. (Actually none of these need to be fixed, they do not stop the app from working, I must like to take care of them to clean up the code)

a. adding (int) to the code


b. clicking on "replace the long" to fix the issue.

Word of encourgement
01:33
Section 3: Developing our app
06:02

This lecture will cover:

a. What screens do I need to have open to work on my app with buzz touch?


b. How do I add a row to the home screen?

06:52

This lecture will cover:

a. How to add colors globally to my app.


b. How to add a background image to my home page.

06:04

This lecture covers:

a. How to make the menu for what websites the app goes to.


b. How to change the custom URL plugin to point to the websites you desire the app to go to.

3 Questions concerning developing our app
3 questions
02:17

This lecture covers how to set up the location plugin for your app.

03:27

This lecture covers:

a. How to set up the contact menu.


b. How to change the "send email" plug in.


c. Names of other similar contact plugins (phone and text).

04:10

This lecture covers:

a. How to add pictures to an app using the powerpoint plugin.


b. How to drop in the powerpoint file.


c. What to change on the powerpoint plugin screen.

07:26

This lecture covers:

a. How to set up the video menu screen.


b. How to go out and get the youtube videos.


c. How to add a background image to the video menu screen.

03:24

This lecture covers the "files" section of buzz touch and how I might use it for producing my app.

Close to the end...
4 questions
00:58

This short video tries to uncover the beauty of what buzz touch has done.

Section 4: Publishing to apple
02:50

This lecture goes over how to become an Apple developer so you can submit your app to the app store.

04:30

This lecture goes over getting a certificate for app distribution.

02:29

This lecture goes what an apple ID is for and how to get it.

14:08

This lecture covers:

a. how to fill in the iTunes connect website.

b. how to archive your app and validate it.

c. how to submit your build to iTunes connect.

d. finally how to submit the app to the app store.

Our final quiz...YEA!!!!
3 questions
Section 5: Bonus section
03:34

This video takes a look at the following plugins:

a. menu with image

b. video player

c. altimeter

d. GPS

e. image gallery

f. interactive quiz

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Instructor Biography

Warren Pettitt, Professor at Arizona Christian University

My name is Dr. Warren Pettitt and I have been teaching for over 45 years now. My PhD is in "teaching and learning" and over the years I have come to love technology and all it can do for the learning experience. My bachelors and masters degrees are in biology and for the past 15 years I have developed the Bioinformatics course at our University using the programming language python. This has been such a fantastic experience for me, it is a privilege to teach the students that walk through my door. Now I desire to bring my expertise to a wider community. My passions in teaching are biology, mathematics, and technology.

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