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iPhone Developing - Is it hard?

View Poll Results: Is developing Complicated?
Yes, very. 14 60.87%
Sorta, not really. 6 26.09%
No, not at all. 3 13.04%
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04-19-2009, 12:53 PM
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iPhone Developing - Is it hard?

Is it complicated? Because I don't wanna waste $99. Complicated by means of coding, visuals, ect.

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04-19-2009, 01:10 PM
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Download the Free SDK to try it out.

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04-19-2009, 01:14 PM
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Free? Where?

Also, will I need a Mac? Or is it PC compatible?

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Last edited by Kyle; 04-19-2009 at 01:17 PM.
04-19-2009, 01:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Pocket Kyle View Post
Free? Where?

Also, will I need a Mac? Or is it PC compatible?
Need a mac.

There is a free version on Developer.apple.com , but you cannot submit to App Store or run the apps on your device

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04-19-2009, 01:22 PM
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Need a mac.

There is a free version on Developer.apple.com , but you cannot submit to App Store or run the apps on your device
Oh, well scratch that. Do MacBooks work?

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04-19-2009, 01:30 PM
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Yes,

It needs to be an intel based Mac and running Mac OS 10.5.5 or later

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04-19-2009, 01:31 PM
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Yes,

It needs to be an intel based Mac and running Mac OS 10.5.5 or later
Ok. Well, I was saving up for a Mac anyways.

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04-19-2009, 02:17 PM
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If you need to ask, then yes you would probably find it difficult.

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04-19-2009, 05:29 PM
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If you need to ask, then yes you would probably find it difficult.
Yes, you may find it difficult, but I, for one, will do all that I can to help you! So many people have helped me (namely Andrew Schenk of Schenk Studios And Arkanigon), so there are many people that will lend you a hand, thats for sure.


Good luck!
04-19-2009, 09:07 PM
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It does take time and effort. But overall I don't think it is that hard... You will be frustrated at times, so you need to have patience... The beginning is the hardest... but after some time you'll get used to it.

And there are plenty of resources... videos, tutorials...

Last edited by arkanigon; 04-19-2009 at 09:15 PM.