App Projects: Develop iOS Apps With Swift
What’s your next app project going to be? The best way to learn how to develop your own iOS apps is by picking a project, and sticking with it. What about a game, a chat app, or a to-do list app?
You’ll need a Mac, Xcode, and a bit of Swift programming. Check out the guides below – most of them even include step-by-step video screencasts, so you can follow along with the steps required to complete the project.
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Are you just getting started with developing your own apps? This is the recommended course of action:
- Get to know the App Ecosystem, like Xcode, which languages to use, and what tools you can use to make your developer life easier
- Pick an app project, like the ones below, and complete the guide. You can pick anything you like, and learn anything you want.
- See if you can fit together parts of guides, to create your own apps, or add a feature to an app you’re already building
Ready? Let’s go!
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Building an Instagram-Like App with Parse and Swift
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