How To Make an App – Ep 1 – Introduction (Xcode 8, Swift 3, iOS 10)

How To Make iPhone Apps with NO Programming Experience!
Lesson 1: Introduction (Tools and Materials)
This lesson is an orientation of what you need to start making apps and the tools and resources that Apple provides.

Download the Key Takeaways Lesson Notes here:

This video series uses the latest and greatest from Apple (Xcode 8, Swift 3, iOS 10) 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.

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

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CodeWithChris is dedicated to teaching beginners and non-programmers all about building iOS apps. 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 3, Xcode 8 and app building from my course and materials!

Intro & Outro music
“Heartbreaker” by Jahzzar (


dat kawaii potato x says:

thank you so much im only young and im finding making my latest app idea a reality much easier!! :)

JoeDickie says:

He said iOS in the title. Why has this got MacOS

Jarrad Delborrelo says:

dont buy a mac be smart and use a vm :)

masterpwner1234 says:

Step 1 get a Mac, looks at his computer sees that his dad got him a 2008 Mac computer and shoots himself

Pai Charoensuk says:

I don’t have a mac computer.

imadabab says:

Super explanation. You deserve 100 subscriptions. Thanks a lot

Vertilogy says:

You could bootcamp your PC into a Mac. Bootcamp is free and comes with PCs and Macs. You can switch operating systems with it.

luke lundin says:


hinimee says:

Now I know why Mom sort of “begged” me to buy a make and luckily I did

ZAC K says:

Your playlists here look fairly dense, how do they difer from that mentioned on your website? content wise.

Mike The Man says:

Mac air?

Elisa Taylor says:

I’ve been using Applifier app builder to make iOS and Android apps. No coding needed. It’s a really cool and cheap software…. you can find it on google just search “applifier app builder”

CBRandonRR says:

I wonder if you need the latest version of Mac OS. We aren’t 5

I'mRipken says:

xcode sucks! i have yosemite 10.10.6 and its already outdated??? pretty stupid honestly.


You don’t need to pay to get a mac. Use VMware and install.

Spear :D says:

i have a mac xD

TubeCraftXXL says:

You probably also can use an virtual pc


Do I have to pay 99$/year or can I pay once for just publishing one app?

TheAdde7777 says:

does a macbook pro mid 2012-2013 work for this ?

Rey says:

i’m downloading xcode right now, 4.5 gig hell ya

Grand Sator says:

so this basically is for playstore only. can you also upload an app to playstore (android) too?

Javier Guzman says:

I really need help to create an app like fully create one I need someone who knows there way around it . Please help

Ricky says:

Is there any way submit an app for free

MarvCritt says:

Anyone from Upstate NY hmu! I’m interested in diving in

Allen Chen says:

thanks a lot man

Catchy Eggz says:

You can also use a virtual machine right??

Mohammed Barwani says:

So I need a Mac
Do I get it from McDonalds or KFC

An Onymous says:


Jonathan Baum says:

if you are on windows just make a virtual machine

Sam alam says:

does a Mac book air work too ?

Kartik Dhyani says:

error the request to Simulator.Playground failed
i am having this error plz help me

Monstrosity Animates says:

U can use dapp

Sam says:

This is amazing content, I going to get MacBook and start developing.. really appreciate your great content it makes me excited to do this ❤️

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