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Overview

In this four-session video workshop, you'll quickly learn how to create simple web apps with features that take advantage of the device's remarkable functionality. You'll also learn to use Apple's tools to create native Cocoa-based iPhone apps. Each video session offers an easy-to-follow, hands-on lesson. It's the perfect way to get started with iPhone app design.

Presented by CreativeTechs in partnership with O'Reilly, each session offers easy-to-follow, hands-on lessons. You'll begin the course by building iPhone apps with standard web tools, then you'll learn how to create native Cocoa-based iPhone apps using Apple's tools. It's the perfect way to get started with iPhone app design, and all you need to know in advance is HTML, CSS, and JavaScript basics.

  • Build working web apps for the iPhone, using HTML and CSS web standards

  • Learn what a mobile web app is and how it differs from a native iPhone app

  • Create gestures and animation using JavaScript and the iUI and jQTouch libraries

  • Integrate your web app with several iPhone features

  • Build simple native iPhone apps using the TapLynx library

  • Learn how to build on your new-found iPhone web app development skills

Subscriber Reviews

Average Rating: 4.7 out of 5 rating Based on 10 Ratings

"An alternative way of creating iPhone apps" - by Gee on 10-JUL-2010
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I would not recommend this video to anyone that doesn't already have a grasp of javascript, php and tried a little Obj-C.

Elizabeth explains how to create web apps, i.e. apps that are on the web and can be tagged onto the home page of the iPhone, thus making them appear as if they were written in XCode.

It is an extremely easy going video with one new feature discuss per lesson and enjoyable to watch, without having to understand heavy code.  For me, I watched the entire video in less then 3 days.

Though you should watch Stephen Kochan video before this one.

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"Absolutely fantastic!" - by Anonymous on 03-JUN-2010
Reviewer Rating: 1 star rating2 star rating3 star rating4 star rating5 star rating
Now this is how you do instructional videos!  Well-paced and full of great information without any holes or omissions.  Thank you, thank you, thank you!
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Table of Contents

Chapter/Selection

Time

Sneak Peek

About this video course and sneak peek sample

Play Video

00:22:30

Jan 5, Overview - Get Ready for Class

Overview Week: Get Ready for Class: Class Apps and iPhone Simulator

Play Video

00:36:50

Overview Week: Get Ready for Class: Extras: Cool Stuff for Designers

Play Video

00:02:26

Jan 12, Week 1 - Your iPhone Biz Card

Week 1: iPhone Biz Card: Sizing your pages for the iPhone

Preview

00:20:41

Week 1: CSS Media Queries

Preview

00:22:29

Week 1: iPhone Biz Card: navigator.userAgent and redirecting for iPhone

Preview

00:12:04

Week 1: iPhone Biz Card: Styling for the iPhone with CSS

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00:09:39

Week 1: iPhone Biz Card: Lists

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00:13:10

Week 1: iPhone Biz Card: Creating detail lists

Preview

00:12:14

Week 1: iPhone Biz Card:Accessibility, other mobile browsers, Web apps, homework

Preview

00:08:53

Jan 19, Week 2 - A Simple Web App

Week 2: Design a Web App: CreativeTechs Web App

Preview

00:27:19

Week 2: Design a Web App: Tapping into iPhone Features

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00:16:58

Week 2: Design a Web App: Three ways to link to video

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00:12:35

Week 2: Design a Web App: Submit an email by form

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00:08:34

Week 2: Design a Web App: Positioning the tabs

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00:08:18

Week 2: Design a Web App: Getting more app-like

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00:15:22

Week 2: Design a Web App: Web app usability

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00:14:46

Week 2: Design a Web App: Homework

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00:02:30

Jan 26, Week 3 - Interactive Scripts

Week 3: Scripting and Libraries: Swipes and Slides

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00:49:45

Week 3: Scripting and Libraries: iUI

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00:22:00

Week 3: Scripting and Libraries: jQTouch

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00:19:48

Week 3: Scripting and Libraries: Homework

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00:11:09

Feb 2, Week 4 - iPhone Native Apps

Week 4: Native Apps: iPad

Play Video

00:04:13

Week 4: Native Apps: Build an app to play a video

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00:15:18

Week 4: Native Apps: Create the interface

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00:27:51

Week 4: Native Apps: Hook up the Play button

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00:17:54

Week 4: Native Apps: Add code to play the video

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00:08:22

Week 4: Native Apps: Add a home screen icon

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00:01:24

Week 4: Native Apps: Create an RSS-based app with Taplynx

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00:10:13

Week 4: Native Apps: Add a Twitter tab

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00:09:26

Week 4: Native Apps: Getting your native app on your iPhone

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00:23:25

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Content

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  • LearnBuildiPhone_Overview.pdf.zip
  • LearnBuildiPhone_BizCard.zip
  • LearnBuildiPhone_WebApp.zip
  • LearnBuildiPhone_ScriptingLibraries.zip
  • LearnBuildiPhone_NativeApps.zip
  • Free Online Course
  • Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML
  • Mobile Design and Development
  • Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Programming the iPhone User Experience