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Do you have some experience building apps for the iPhone or iPad and want to build an app from the ground up, but don't know where to begin? Look no further! In this course, you'll learn the process of building an iOS app, from brainstorming ideas to publishing on the App Store.
Lesson 1: ResearchIn this first lesson, you'll brainstorm and vet multiple app ideas. You'll begin to think about the UI elements used in each, get user feedback on the designs, as well as start thinking about relevant web APIs and libraries to use.
Lesson 2: BuildIn this lesson, you'll choose an idea to pursue and build it! We'll share tips for getting started, dealing with code that doesn't work, and how to submit to the App Store.
Lesson 3: ReflectIn this last lesson, you'll reflect on the process: what went well, and what you might do differently next time. Recognizing and learning from mistakes is what makes you a better developer!
- Jessica Uelmen - Jessica fell in love with teaching as a wee child when she forced her younger siblings to play "school" and learn all the things she mastered during the past school year. Armed with a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology from the University of Central Florida, she spent her early career teaching teachers how to use microcontrollers and robotics in the classroom. She also has her ME in Engineering Management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys reading, skiing, and traveling the world.
Udacity is a for-profit educational organization founded by Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, and Mike Sokolsky offering massive open online courses (MOOCs). According to Thrun, the origin of the name Udacity comes from the company's desire to be "audacious for you, the student". While it originally focused on offering university-style courses, it now focuses more on vocational courses for professionals.