How to Make an App for Beginners (2018) – Lesson 1

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Learn how to make an app even if you have no coding experience!

This is a 10 part video series designed for beginners in mind to teach the fundamental skills for making apps on iOS.

In lesson 1, you’ll learn WHAT you need to learn and then you’ll dive right in and build your first Hello World app using Auto Layout.

This video series uses the latest and greatest from Apple (Xcode 9, Swift 4, iOS 11) and will teach a beginner with no programming experience how to make iPhone apps. I’m creating these videos with the assumption that the student has no prior knowledge and is starting from scratch.


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You can download the Cheatsheet from here:

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The lesson plan for the How To Make an App series can be found on my site here:

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Hi I’m Chris! I’m dedicated to teaching fundamentals about how to make an app. This is important if you’re trying to land an iOS job, be a freelancer, increase or start a business with an app idea. On the site, you’ll find a ton of free resources and tutorials to aid you on your journey to learn iOS development. Many people have successfully picked up Swift 4, Xcode 9 and app building from my course and materials!

Here’s just a sample of the success stories my students have sent in:


Andy Morgan says:

Hi Chris, I'm going to make an app for our thesis project and I want to know if this will also work for android? Also, your videos are awesome!

Victor mecland says:

gush! look at what i have been missing, i never knew there was/is a channel like this one… i really hope and wish to create a big app with these tutorials.. processing..!

parmeet singh says:

Hey Chris can I use it on an iPad


Hello! I want to know what kind of this code ( C# , JavaScript , php , … ) ?

Leandro Bustos says:

I'm going to build an app dude! Thank you so much I look forward to learning more.

Junjie Chen says:

Hi Chris,
Could you tell me how to run the app on my own device without spend $99?

Ang Babaylan says:

We are planning to make an app for our research project . Is this easy to make?

Alvin Williams says:

Hi Chris,

I want to make app but i dont have any skills. This video definitely helps for beginners.

all of HAS says:

Make a video how to create android apps without coding

Hui Teng Chong says:

Hi! I am running a social enterprise relating to homegrown food, want to make an app to redistribute excess harvests to people who appreciate =D Thanks Chris! I hope I can make it. I am IT idiot.

Sola Adeniyi says:

i will like to make a service app

Michelle Thomas says:

You are awesome…End of story

Saul Garcia says:

Making an app

M Richenburg says:

I'm making a anime app thanks so much!

BoBo Guidotti says:

This app build for ios only or Android also?

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