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31 Days: Make iPhone Apps and Games with Swift for iOS 8

A project in Rochester, NY by Paul Solt

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iOS App Courses: You will make iPhone apps in one month with daily video tutorials, code exercises, Q&A videos, and app challenges.
Backers: 502
Average Pledge Per Backer: $95

Funded: $47,560 of $10,000
Dates: Aug 15th -> Sep 29th (45 days)
Project By: Paul Solt
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Latest News

$46,073 - 2/5 Stretch Goals Unlocked!

September 29th - via:
$45,000 - 2D Game Art Stretch Goal Unlocked!We've unlocked two of the five stretch goals. You will get design templates for iPhone apps and 2D Game Art to use with the course materials. Alongside the art you'll get to watch 3 videos tutorials for... (Read More)

$43,513! - Very close to 2nd and 3rd Stretch Goals!

September 29th - via:
Thank you!We've almost unlocked the second stretch goal: $45,000 - 2D Art for Games. I was in Athens, Greece this summer teaching an iPhone Game Programming workshop to 7th-11th graders. The food and weather were fantastic. Athens, Greece No... (Read More)

1/5 Stretch Goals: The Media Pack

September 26th - via:
Last week I added 5 stretch goals for a Media Pack. Today we unlocked the first stretch goal by flying past $40,000. These stretch goals will unlock additional content for the Media Pack. You can use the Media Pack to add high quality designs, game... (Read More)

Stretch Goals: Media Pack - Art, Sound, and Music

September 22nd - via:
Learning to code is part of the process of creating an app Apps are a multimedia experience. Beyond code, you need to learn to work with art and sound resources. The stretch goals below will help you polish and finish your iPhone app or game. I want... (Read More)

Amazing iPhone Icons, 3 Bonus Courses, and iOS 8

September 18th - via:
I have had a bunch of questions about the bonus courses. Use the link below to get started today. There's a great Swift Primer course which will help you install Xcode and start your first app.  I also included two iOS 7 Objective-C courses, which... (Read More)

Live iPhone App Q&A on Wednesday 2pm EDT + Xcode Keyboard Shortcuts

September 10th - via:
Live iPhone App Q&AI'll be hosting a live Q&A session on Wednesday, 9/17/14 at 2pm EDT. The event will be recorded, and you will be able to watch it later. Email or post questions below and I will answer them during the... (Read More)

Make apps for  Watch

September 10th - via:
On Tuesday, Apple announced the new iPhone 6 as well as the  Watch (Apple Watch).  Watch The Apple Watch is what I was expecting from Apple. It's designed to help you live a better and healthier life using state of the art sensors and... (Read More)

Live Stream - Apple Announcements Today - 10am PDT (1pm EDT)

September 7th - via:
Watch Apple's new announcements today at 10am PDT (1pm EDT), or video the recording after work. Apple built a temporary white building to showcase something special at the event. Click to watch on This announcement will be... (Read More)

3 Additional Courses for Backers - Start Learning Right Now

September 7th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

7 Videos to Kickstart Swift

August 28th - via:
Please watch 7 videos on using Xcode, UI drag-and-drop layout, and Swift coding. Like the videos? -> Like and Comment on this update What should I do differently for the full-course? Do you like the mouse highlighting? Did you try following along?... (Read More)

Swift + Xcode 6: Videos 1, 2, and 3.

August 28th - via:
I'm sorry for the delay, I have a list of 17 issues with Xcode 6 (beta) that prevented me from posting videos last night. I'm working on a PDF with work-arounds and will include it in the course materials (i.e. anything that's not fixed after iOS 8... (Read More)

Swift tutorials - I need your help...

August 26th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Please let me know what simple apps you'd like to make. I'm looking for ideas for the first few Swift tutorials. One of my students was struggling with date and time in his... (Read More)

111% Funded! - When do you start? Vote now.

August 25th - via:
Thank you! The Kickstarter project is officially funded! 111% Funded! When do you start?I will be creating new tutorials based on your feedback starting Wednesday, August 27th.  The pre-course materials will help you setup your Mac and learn some... (Read More)

Friends Discount - Nearly Funded in 7 Days!

August 22nd - via:
Hey, thank you for supporting this project! I love all the feedback that you've provided via email, messages, and comments. Please become involved with the project and help me build course materials that will help you learn. Interactive LearningAt... (Read More)

Welcome and Thank You!

August 18th - via:
Thank you for your support! I'm super excited to make a better iPhone app course for Swift and the upcoming iOS 8. Swift Preview Swift Programming Language I'd like to create early preview materials for you, what would you like to see? Swift videos?... (Read More)

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