making app

What do i need to make an app for mobile phones. the software, technology, expertise i want to learn all of these and do apps for my self. I am totally green in all of the above.

I am good already in VB.NET

Anthony MatovuBusiness Analyst, MTN UgandaAsked:
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Stephen CalabreseCommented:
It depends on what type of platform you are targeting. If you are targeting windows phone then you would need a windows phone and Visual studios and C#. Android would need  the ADT bundle and java. If you want to do ios, then you would need an apple phone and computer and that would be done in Objective-C.

This could also be helpful if you want to target all devices and you know C#

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If you're good in, then one good alternative is Basic4Android:
The pricing is very good for this excellent rapid development tool. Only problem, it's for Android development.
I suggest, if you like this approach (try the trial version first), you can also buy the Apple version of this product (of course you have to buy it again). Your Android project can be used for the Apple project with almost no modifications, and it's the only solution available to make iOS apps without the need for an Apple Mac.
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