ipad apps?

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by ares25, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. ares25

    ares25
    Expand Collapse
    iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2011
    Messages:
    1
    Thanks Received:
    0
    so im taking computer programing in school and we get to try to create our own apps, is there any ideas you can think of? anything that would be a big hit and that people would buy? games are more than welcome thanks!! also i will mention you if the app gets into the store and goes crazy!
     
  2. iFrog

    iFrog
    Expand Collapse
    Super Moderator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2010
    Messages:
    1,568
    Thanks Received:
    22
    We had moved your thread to the iPad apps area, you will get better attention in here.
     
  3. fogislandgames

    fogislandgames
    Expand Collapse
    iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2011
    Messages:
    7
    Thanks Received:
    0
    You have to do what you enjoy, but I recommend a few things:
    1-The game should be quick to play
    2-Integrate GameCenter/MultiPlayer
    3-Be ready to invest in sounds & graphics if they are not your strong suit. Probably more important than the programming (but be bug free!)

    If you are not use to openGL, then I recommend you keep the game simple where you can use preset images and UIViews.

    Ideally, create a card game or dice game that you can playtest without coding first. That way you can tweak it a lot with your friends to make sure it's fun. Once you get the hang of the game, then you can focus on the programming part. Good luck!
     
  4. debsylvania

    debsylvania
    Expand Collapse
    iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2011
    Messages:
    94
    Thanks Received:
    1
  5. Tim SPRACKLEN

    Tim SPRACKLEN
    Expand Collapse
    iPad Legend

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2011
    Messages:
    15,236
    Thanks Received:
    121
    If you feel like learning how to develop your own apps you can do so for free. Go to iTunes on your iPad, click on 'iTunesU' at the bottom right hand side, select 'Universities and Colleges', then scroll to Stanford. Scroll right through the courses and you'll find a 25 lecture course on programming iPad apps. It's free and, by the end of the course, you'll be able to program some simple apps yourself. It's a great resource from one of the best Universities in the world.

    It's now available at

    Developing Apps for iOS (HD) - Download free content from Stanford on iTunes

    Tim
     
Similar Threads
  1. pbentoncron
    Replies:
    10
    Views:
    1,690
  2. Sewen
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    1,052
  3. 123bosco
    Replies:
    4
    Views:
    1,061
  4. JASON HALL
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    761
  5. JASON HALL
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    790
Loading...

Share This Page