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App Development Timeline

On the Apple iOS app development reference page, Apple has an iPhone App timeline or roadmap (shown above) that looks similar to a subway map. Each stop along the development workflow path is represented by a clickable navigation point. These are the stops along the development workflow path displayed an outline format:

App Visual Appearance

The real challenge beyond learning how to develop an app is knowing how to make it attractive and easy to use so that it will be appealing. For example, you can learn how to use a graphic design program, but that doesn’t make you a graphic designer. If you’re not a designer, you may need to hire someone with graphic design skills or utilize some pre-designed stock images for your app. Search for iOS on Shutterstock or other similar stock image services.

Inspiration

The video below is one example of many showing how app development can have a positive impact in the world.

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Additional Resources

Here are some additional resources for app development. Information provided on the Apple website will be indicated below.

  • Business App Development (Apple)
  • Development Center (Apple)
  • Financial Earnings Potential (Apple) – All the ways you can promote and sell your app.
  • Photography Content Delivery – Are you thinking about creating an app to deliver photography content? Rather than developing an app from scratch, you may want to consider a third party developed solution to deliver your content through. As yourself… Are you really wanting to develop an app, or are you in the content creation and delivery business? You may want to focus on content delivery and use a pre-existing platform that can be branded for you.
  • ReverbNation.com Musician / Band App – Are you wanting to develop a custom app to promote your music? Rather than developing an app from scratch, you may want to consider a third party developed solution to deliver your content through. As yourself… Are you really wanting to develop an app, or are you in the content creation and delivery business? You may want to focus on content delivery and use a pre-existing platform that can be branded for you.
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