I spent the last 2 days learning and building my first real iOS app. I say ‘real’ because it’s the first app that was meant to be distributed versus just running from the simulator which is how I ‘learned’ Objective-C eons ago.

The first app is just a simple (hopefully cute) app for my niece to play with. I’ll link it if I ever distribute it to the app store. But the important thing is that the whole process was actually very insightful to me.

A few positive things that I learned:

A few negative things that I learned:

Most of these thoughts are probably just me being new to this still but it’s a fun journey so far. I’m actually looking forward to more complicated project ideas now. :)