Do you fancy having a go at designing an app yourself? It’s difficult to make something yourself which will look professional and stand out from the crowd, but if you already have some design experience or fancy a new challenge, it could be fun to try. There are a number of options which you could take, ranging from brief online tutorials to full degree courses.
It might be a good idea to start out with a quick online course to see whether app development is something you might enjoy. There is plenty of choice in courses, and many of them are even free. This is an excellent starting point for anyone interested in app development, and it will give you good foundations to build on in the future.
If app development is something which you’d like to take on a little more seriously, try a more in-depth course. Again, these can be taken online, but if you’d prefer to be taught in a real-life classroom this is an option as well. Contact local colleges or adult learning centres to find out whether this is the kind of thing that they offer. If it’s a degree which you’re considering, check institution entry requirements and see whether they have open days which you could attend.
Once you’ve acquired the basics, the key is to practise as often as you can. As with any new skill, the more you do it the more you learn. You’ll get used to what works and what looks right by using your theoretical knowledge practically.