BYOA: Build Your Own App

BYOA: Build Your Own App

simple steps to create an app for your school

Becky Odajima & Mark Montgomery
February 6, 2014, 3:45 pm

Types of Apps

HTML 5 (Web Apps)

Native Apps

Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon

Planning and creating your App

*Purpose or Vision for your App

*App Building Sites

(many step by step tutorials included)

*Sources of Content

  • electronic calendar (facebook, google, eventful, eventbrite)
  • social network accounts (twitter, pinterest, facebook, instagram)
  • web links
  • email, phone, contact info
  • pdf documents uploaded to web
  • pictures or videos

*Developer account

Apple - $99 (annually)

Google - $25 (one time)

Amazon - free

*Graphic editor for logos, splash screens, icons

App Building Sites

Free Service Providers

The App Builder



Paid Service Providers

Conduit Mobile

Shout Em

Appy Pie


App Factory

Demonstration Time