Hey iOS Dev NewBies! Learn XCode basics & Make a simple App!

iPhone & iPad apps is a cinch! I'll guide you! We'll get familiar with Xcode, our tool to build apps and dive right in!
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

Learn how simple it is to build an iPhone application! You'll take your first steps in getting familiar with the basic building blocks for making an iPhone app, and you'll see just how easy it is to do it! Even without knowing how to code!

Have FUN and build confidence in your own abilities to create iPhone apps through following this tutorial for beginners.

  • Download & Install XCode
  • Tour XCode
  • UI (User Inteface) Elements - Putting Buttons, Labels & More on the screen.
  • Connecting Actions to Buttons and make things happen on the screen
  • Getting familiar with If-else (Also known as conditional) statements
  • Building your FIRST iPhone App!

A Powerful tool to help you create ANYTHING! (Well ... almost anything ;)

XCode is the tool we'll use to work with when creating iPhone Apps, but the even MORE important tool is YOU and your creative powers!

Content and Overview

Kids are some of the most creative people in the World, right!?! We learn by doing, and in this course, you will DO! Lets dive in and start getting our hands dirty!

Mainly suitable for Kids aged between 7 through 11 and/or any beginners in iPhone app development, through the course of 12 lectures you'll learn how to download and use XCode, the basic tool for creating iPhone applications, as well as learning some of the fundamental building blocks that you'll use to build apps.

And hey, how do you feel about bananas? Great! Mee too! Cuz we're gonna make our very first "Hello Banana App"!

Beginning with the download and installation of XCode, the course will take you through a basic tour of it's different areas, and what you can do with it. You'll learn how to add labels and buttons to your screen, and explore other types of UI (User Interface) elements that you can work with and customize. You'll see how you can add "Actions" to buttons, and start seeing how easy it is to "make things happen" and make your app "do stuff". At the end of the course, we'll also begin touching a bit on simple coding concepts.

The course will take about 1 hour to complete, and at the end of the course I'll take you through building your very first Hello Banana! iPhone app, and you will get a feel for yourself of how simple it is to create your own amazing apps! You'll be able to work alongside with the tutorials. You'll begin to feel comfortable getting your way around XCode and have the confidence you need in order to break through to your next level of creating even more complex and advanced apps.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn to make an iPhone app in less than 2 hours!
  • Suitable for Kids and beginner programmers who learn by doing.
  • Focused on learning things one step at a time.
  • The understanding that having FUN and ENJOYING what you do is just as important as the knowledge of how to do it.

What are the requirements?

  • You'll need a Mac computer :) No software needed! We'll cover downloading everything we need!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Feel comfortable getting around XCode, apple's software we'll use to create iPhone apps!
  • Understand the basic building blocks of an iPhone app
  • Learn what an if-else statement is
  • Build your very first iPhone app

Who is the target audience?

  • This making iPhone apps course is meant for very very very beginners who have no experience programming, and want to get started with the basics!
  • Mainly Suitable for Kids aged 7 through 11 years old.
  • This course if probably not for you if you're looking to learn more advanced and complex iPhone app programming

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.


Section 1: XCode, your main tool for developing iPhone Applications

Some of you may be thinking ... "I love using apps on my iPhone, but hey! I want to make my own app! But wait, I'm just a kid! What do I know about making iPhone apps?" Well guess what!? You already know EVERYTHING you need to know. This course will show you how!

Section 2: My Coding Kitchen. Getting to know XCode

Lets take quick tour of the place you'll be spending your time building your new apps. There are 3 Main sections to pay attention to: The Left, The Center, and The Right.


The left is a list of all your files that you're working with as you go along creating your app.


The middle is where you'll be doing most of your typing and playing!


The right is where you'll be able to make some change to some more things that will help you as you code!

Section 3: The You and I (UI)

Are you ready to see your name on the screen? In Big Red (Or Yellow, Or Blue, Or Orange, Or ANY COLOR!) Letters!?!


Tappety Tap Tap Tap! Buttons are you first peek into the world of letting your fingers do the talking!


Lets take a look at some of the other UI elements we can work with!


TextFields are cool, but what if I want to type A loooooooooot of stuuuuuufffffffff :)


Lets explore button actions a little further, shall we?

Section 4: Hello Bananas!

Lets layout some of the UI elements we've learned for our Hello Banana App.


So we've got our UI elements, right? Lets hook the up to our button, and test our user's spelling abilities!

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Instructor Biography

Yehuda Oren Cohen, iOS Develper & Instructor

Originally from Miami, Florida, I studied and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelors in Business Administration and Management Information Systems. I have been working within the technology sector since 2000, beginning as a web developer. My last 6 years have been spent in Tel Aviv, Israel, focused on developing iPhone applications both as freelance, and more currently as lead mobile developer at Wibbitz, an Israeli start-up for the last 3 years.

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