Websites, Tutorials and Tools We Use and Love


Tutorials (3)
Promoting Your Apps
This site contains a ton of fun tutorials. Beginning iPhone Programming,iOS 5 Tutorials, iOS 6 Tutorials, iPad Development and many more!
An introduction to android development
Based on Android 4.1.By Lars Vogel. Development with Android and Eclipse. Basic Android User Interface components, Android Development Tools, Application Architecture, Installation, Layout Manager and ViewGroups, Fragments Tutorial, Tutorial: ActionBar and more!
Getting started
Here you'll find sets of lessons within classes that describe how to accomplish a specific task with code samples you can re-use in your app.
Videos (2)
Android Developers Youtube Channel
This is the home for Google+ Hangout videos from different live events, as well as for videos containing demos, tutorials, and anything else related to Android development.
Android Developer Videos
Android Design for Success, for Engineers, Navigation in Android, Playing with Patterns
Books (3)
Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform
Within minutes, Hello, Android will get you started creating your first working application: Android's version of "Hello, World." From there, you'll build up a more substantial example: an Android Sudoku game. By gradually adding features to the game, you'll learn the basics of Android programming. You'll also see how to build in audio and video support, add graphics using 2D and 3D OpenGL, network with web pages and web services, and store data with SQLite. You'll also learn how to publish your applications to the Android Market.
Beginning Android 4 Application Development
By Wei-Meng Lee. This fast-paced introduction to the newest release of Android OS gives aspiring mobile app developers what they need to know to program for today's hottest Android smartphones and tablets.
Professional Android 4 Application Development
Publication Date: April 13 2012 | Series: Wrox Professional Guides
Tools (5)
Android Asset Studio
ICON GENERATORS, Device frame generator, Simple nine-patch generator,Android Action Bar Style Generator, Android Holo Colors Generator
Eclipse SDK is free and open source software that has Android plugins. Eclipse is a powerful tool for all Android developers
Android SDK
The Android SDK provides you the API libraries and developer tools necessary to build, test, and debug apps for Android.
Websites (2)
Must have for backwards actionbar compatibility. ActionBarSherlock is an extension of the support library designed to facilitate the use of the action bar design pattern across all versions of Android with a single API.
Android Developer Resources
Official Android Developer Resources. Tutorials, Videos, Training, Documentation, Tools, Downloads.
Blogs (3)
Android and Me
Plenty of Android related material
Android Official Blog
News and notes from the Android team
Android Developer Blog
Official Android Developers Blog
Communities (2)
A place for Android fans everywhere to meet, share and get the latest on all things Android.
Android Developers
Android Developers Community on Google+


Tutorials (5)
A "Leaks" Tool Tutorial
Finding iPhone Memory Leaks: A "Leaks" Tool Tutorial
Xcode Instruments
Apple Instruments User Gude
iPhone Tutorials
This site contains a ton of fun tutorials. Beginning iPhone Programming,iOS 5 Tutorials, iOS 6 Tutorials, iPad Development and many more!
Videos (2) iOS Videos
Official Apple Videos page
iOS Developer Videos
WWDC 2012, WWDC 2011, WWDC 2012 Videos. iOS Videos.
Books (2)
iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (3rd Edition)
By Joe Conway and Aaron Hillegass. Winner of a 2012 Jolt Productivity Award!
The Core iOS 6 Developer's Cookbook (4th Edition)
By Erica Sadun
Tools (4)
TestFlight - Beta Testing On The Fly
Excellent platform for beta testing your iOS apps
Xcode is Apple's powerful integrated development environment for creating great apps for Mac, iPhone, and iPad.
Instruments environment lets you analyze the performance of your iOS applications while running in Simulator or on a device
Websites (2)
iPhone Life Magazine
The ultimate destination for iPhone and iPod touch users, featuring iPhone Life, the only print magazine for iPhone and iPod touch users.
Official Apple Website for Developers
iOS Dev Center, Mac Dev Center, Safari Dev Center
Blogs (1)
Mac Blog, iOS Blog. Boasts an active community focused on purchasing decisions and technical aspects of the iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Mac platforms.
Communities (1)
iOS Developers page on Google+
iPhone/iPad Apps Development Blog - Hire iOS Developers
UI Design (16)
The iOS Design Guidelines Cheat Sheet
Updated Design guidelines for iOS 8, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+. One of the best design cheat sheets we have seen.
The iOS Design Cheat Sheet
A collection of useful data about iOS devices, App icons, User Interface and Typography.
Mobile prototypes
Create mobile prototypes. Fast. Test on a device. Get feedback. Make a better product.
UI Components & Frameworks (7)
An implementation of the sliding functionality found in the Path 2.0 or Facebook iOS apps.
Open Source, 100% API compatible replacement of UICollectionView for iOS4.3+
KTPhotoBrowser is a lightweight photo browser for the iPhone and iPod touch. It looks and behaves like the Photos app found on the iPhone.

Windows Phone

Tutorials (3)
Windows Phone 8 Training Kit
Official Windows Phone 8 Training Kit
User Experience Design Guidelines for Windows Phone
Official Windows Phone User Experience Design Guidelines from MSDN.
Windows Phone Dev Center
Official Windows Phone Dev Center. Getting started with developing for Windows Phone.
Videos (1)
Windows Phone Dev Video
Best Windows Phone development videos here to help you learn about the platform, tools, and tips and tricks for writing great apps and games.
Books (1)
Professional Windows 8 Programming
Application Development with C# and XAML by Nick Lecrenski, Doug Holland, Allen Sanders, Kevin Ashley
Tools (3)
Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Phone
The Windows Phone SDK 8.0 is a full-featured development environment to use for building apps and games for Windows Phone 8.0 and Windows Phone 7.5.
Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone
The toolkit includes project templates for Windows Phone and Windows Azure, class libraries, samples, and docs for key scenarios, such as auth, push notifications, and cloud storage.
Windows Phone Toolkit
The toolkit includes open source code, samples, docs, and design-time support for the Windows Phone platform.
Websites (3)
Windows Phone Applications Development
From start to finish, Generation App provides what you need to make coding Windows 8 apps or games a snap. Find the tools, help, and support you need to make sure your app is available now that Windows 8 is here.
Windows Phone Dev Downloads
Developer downloads for Windows Phone
Official Windows Phone Dev Center
Submit App, Get SDK, View Code Samples, Blogs
Blogs (1)
Windows Phone Developer Blog
Official Windows Phone Developer Blog
Communities (2)
Forum - Developing for Windows Phone
General questions regarding developing apps and games for Windows Phone
Windows Phone Communities
Development forums, Dev Center forums, Developer blog, Twitter, Facebook page, Registered developer newsletter.

Market your Mobile App

Tutorials (3)
81 ways to market your mobile app
Less descriptive but a longer list of possible marketing activities
50 ways to promote your iPhone app
Even more ideas on ways to market your Mobile App
A Marketers Guide to Selling Your Mobile App (Without Apple)
An interesting article on how to market your Mobile App outide of Apple App Store