What are the best resources to make an app?

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    #1Android Development For Absolute Beginners

    Android Development For Absolute Beginners
    If you are an absolute beginner or even a master at Java programming already, this series of video tutorials are the perfect starting place for you!
    Videos

    Free

    Amit Patel
    Written on March 28, 2017
    "Android Development For Absolute Beginners is a good resource for those of us that know how to program but are a bit daunted by the steps required to make an app for your phone. It really does walk you through all the basis, for example the first includes instructions in getting all of the programs installed that you will need. It really is for beginners so not everyone will want to see it, but I am sure glad I found it."
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    #2Appy Pie

    Appy Pie

    Appy Pie is a mobile application development tool which allows users to create advanced applications for smartphones easily, without having knowledge of coding or app development.

    Online Tools

    Free- Varies by plan

    Samuel Washington
    Written on March 13, 2017
    "I have wished this service existed for years, it was great to finally see it happened. The ability to build an app without knowing extensive coding knowledge creates a bridge between an average persons concept and the next million dollar app. This kind of technological freedom could revolutionize small business, or even average households."
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    #312 Essential Resources for Building a Killer Mobile App

    12 Essential Resources for Building a Killer Mobile App
    This article offers valuable tips to optimize the development of a mobile application and its potential as a business.
    Websites

    Free

    William McDonald
    Written on January 22, 2017
    "I'm building an app from scratch with little knowledge, and I came across this site that told the best resources for building the best type of app. This page is perfect to figure out what you'll need in order to build the best version of the app you can. It's reputable information from a reputable source. "
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    #4Developing Android Apps - Udacity

    Developing Android Apps - Udacity
    This course blends the fundamentals of android application development in theory and practice.
    Course

    $199- month, after 14-day trial

    Gary Diaz
    Written on February 12, 2017
    "I enrolled in the developing android apps course through udacity to learn how to make an android application for use with the cloud. I like how there are industry pros that instruct you along the way, as well as lots of support for students from beginners to the more experienced."
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    #5Fake It Make It: How to Make an App Prototype in 3 Hours

    Fake It Make It: How to Make an App Prototype in 3 Hours
    Great guide for anyone who has an idea for an application and seeks to create a prototype and test it.
    Books

    Check price

    Randy Hanson
    Written on January 10, 2017
    "I was looking to learn a lot about making app's and i found this great book"Fake It Make It: How to Make an App Prototype in 3 Hours".The amount of valuable information on that book is priceless.What a learn about making app's on that book was beyond my expectations "
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    #6Mobile Apps Made Simple: The Ultimate Guide to Quickly Creating, Designing and Utilizing Mobile Apps for Your Business

    Mobile Apps Made Simple: The Ultimate Guide to Quickly Creating, Designing and Utilizing Mobile Apps for Your Business
    This book breaks down the process of app creation into a simple process that just about anyone can understand and follow.
    Books

    Check price

    Andrew Morales
    Written on January 16, 2017
    "Being a small business owner I am always looking for ways to branch out and expand. I have my own website and I run my own social media, but with the increased use of apps on smartphones I needed to find a way to get my product onto smartphones through an app to expand my business. The only problem was I didn't know how to create an app or even where to begin. Mobile Apps Made Simple opened a whole new world for me and allowed me to take things step by step. I learned the basics of how apps work and why apps work and it was geared toward someone who owned a business like me. This allowed me to see app ideas for a business and then use what I learned to tailor that toward my own app. I highly recommend it for anyone starting out a business or for anyone who just wants to learn how to create their own app."
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    #7iOS Development - One Month

    iOS Development - One Month
    Learn to build fully functional iOS apps in just one month. This course teaches you how to build an iOS application from scratch using Swift and XCode 6.
    Course

    $49

    Sean Allen
    Written on March 14, 2017
    "This is a great program for anyone interested in learning how to create their own app. It includes instruction that takes a person step by step through the process. It is a comprehensive 30 day introduction into creating your own customized app."
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    #8Appery.io

    Appery.io

    Appery.io is an online platform which offers a rapid app development environment with visual development tools, integrated backend services, and API plug-ins.

    Online Tools

    $60- Varies by plan

    Henry Duncan
    Written on March 21, 2017
    "Appery.io quickly solved the trouble I was having trying to develop my app. It helped me solve the solution of trying to figure out hot to connect to the back end of services. Saved me a headache with clear instructions and guides. Would recommend to anyone looking for app resources."
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    #9[TUTORIAL] How to Build Apps

    [TUTORIAL] How to Build Apps
    Video series tutorials to develop complex mobile applications with the Snappii platform.
    Videos

    Free

    Kyle Cook
    Written on March 7, 2017
    "I've always been into programming, but I never ventured too far away from simple windows applications with Visual Basic. However, it's 2017 and I wanted to do whatever I could to learn about developing apps. These are my absolute favorite tutorials on developing apps. They make it very easy to understand, and show how you can incorporate the concepts through many different possible real life scenarios. The videos also kind of open your eyes and make you want to explore and understand additional concepts. I was hired by the company I work for to develop an app that helps customers order from the business I work for. I'd say that's pretty impressive for only a few months of working on it. It seemed a little bit over my head at first, but I'm cruising along nicely. All in all I'm very impressed with these videos."
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    #10App Development Courses

    App Development Courses
    In these free, online mobile app development courses from ALISON, students will learn the fundamentals of mobile app
    Course

    Free

    Arthur Parker
    Written on January 14, 2017
    "Alison is absolutely the best place to learn new things. The app development courses they offer in particular are amazing. Whether you're a complete beginner or already know the basics, they'll have you up and running in no time. Who knows, maybe you'll create the next best-seller!"
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    #11APPS: The Ultimate Beginners Guide for App Programming and Development

    APPS: The Ultimate Beginners Guide for App Programming and Development
    The Ultimate Apps guide is full of useful information and tricks essential for anyone interested in developing mobile applications.
    Books

    Check price

    Ye Wu
    Written on January 18, 2017
    "When I start making my first app, I will probably buy this book. I wouldn't if it were more expensive, but since it's so cheap, I might give it a try. First I'm going to see if there are any free online resources, though."
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    #12[TUTORIAL] How To Make iPhone Apps With No Programming Experience

    [TUTORIAL] How To Make iPhone Apps With No Programming Experience
    In this series of video tutorials, you will learn how to navigate Xcode 8, how to write and read Swift code, how to build your application's user interface in Xcode and finally how to add logic while handling user interaction!
    Videos

    Free

    Larry Harrison
    Written on March 19, 2017
    "Finding resources for making an app is actually pretty easy, but I think the YouTube playlist "How to make iPhone apps with no programming experience" really hits home hard. It's got a completely extensive wealth of knowledge that takes even the most inexperienced beginner through a step-by-step process."
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    #13Apper

    Apper
    Apper is the new-generation DIY apps developer tool providing an easy way to create outstanding and personalized mobile app design.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Tyler Howard
    Written on February 10, 2017
    "Breaks the complexity of building an app into bitesize, manageable chunks. You don't need coding or programming experience, and the app has a built in ability to market your new app."
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    #14App Builder

    App Builder
    App Builder allows you to make apps from HTML content. You can also include scripts, CSS styles, images, etc.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Timothy Russell
    Written on February 19, 2017
    "I had a great idea for an app, but didn't have the raw skills to make it happen. App Builder took care of all of that by making it a snap to make a functioning app. Just enter the stuff you want to have happen and it takes care of the rest."
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    #15ApkCreator - Web2App Lite

    ApkCreator - Web2App Lite
    Easily build customized android apps from web content quickly & without coding skill by using your phone, tablet and desktop! This is the best free solution available on the market.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Gerald Robinson
    Written on March 11, 2017
    "I always wanted to create apps but I have no coding skills at all. This app makes it easy to do that. I am gonna make a bunch of money this way (ha, I hope) by making some super cool apps. Even if I don't make any money, it will be a blast creating apps for my family and friends :)"
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    #16Android Development Tutorials

    Android Development Tutorials
    On this site you can find tutorials about Eclipse, Android, Git, Web programming and other Open Source related programming tasks.
    Websites

    Free

    Jacob Perry
    Written on January 8, 2018
    "For would be Android developers that need good tutorials to get started then check out these Android Development Tutorials to get started. They are organized in a logical and comprehensive way to teach you everything you need to become a competent developer and make great apps."
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