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Summer Academy is a free training course that will walk you through the process of making an app. Our experiences software developers will walk you through the process of making your own app. Best of all, it’s completely FREE.
We’ll take you from any level of experience, including ZERO, through to having a complete app ready to submit to either the Apple iOS App Store or the Android Marketplace.

Summer Academy Double Prize Give-Away

Complete the course and submit an app to enter

With your newfound app development skills you’ll be ready to submit an app to the store. We’ll reward you if you do by entering you into our draw to win not one, but two tablets.

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Learn LiveCode for FREE in our Summer Academy.
May 9th to June 27th

A 7 week course designed to teach you all you need to know to make your own iPad/iPhone or Android App. We will give you a LiveCode licence and show you how to use it over the 7 weeks. There’s no commitment and no risk: if at the end of the course you have decided that you love LiveCode you can complete the purchase of your LiveCode license. You can leave the course at any time.

Our experienced software developers will walk you through the process of making your own app in our new 7 week training course. We’ll take you from any level of experience, including ZERO, though to a complete app.

Learn best practices for designing/building for BOTH iOS and Android – we’ll even show you how to submit to the Android Market place and the iOS App Store.

What’s included in the program:

Step by step lesson plan

  • Learn about iOS and Android application design principals
  • Learn transferable best practices
  • Covers the basics of programming for complete beginners
  • Covers the basics of LiveCode for pro developers
  • Covers intermediate and advanced concepts
  • Become efficient with LiveCode
  • Improve your overall programming skills

A LiveCode license of your Choice

  • Yours for free for 7 weeks with the option to purchase on completion of the course
  • This will have everything you need to do the entire course

A weekly webinar run by our expert trainer

  • Replay webinar at any time in our webinar Library
  • Printable summary of each webinar available
  • Code and sample materials from each webinar will be in our webinar Library

A dedicated forum area for real time support from our experts

Participation earns credits

  • The more you participate, the more credits you earn. Earn credits for:
    • Completing a lesson
    • Posting/replying to a post in the forums
    • Recommending a friend
    • Attending a webinar
    • The list goes on...
  • Credits can be exchanged against further LiveCode products.

Dedicated lesson materials and sample code

Training Team

Elanor Buchanan, Senior LiveCode Developer: As a senior developer with RunRev for 5 years Elanor has considerable experience with LiveCode and with programming in general. She has consulted on every aspect of application development life cycle from requirements gathering and application design through to code architecting, implementation, refinement and delivering. She is driven by a desire to create simple but effective software solutions that meet the needs of real end users. Elanor was the beginners’ course tutor at RunRevLive.11 in San Jose, CA. Elanor is also friendly, helpful and patient –these characteristics make her the perfect choice of lead trainer for the LiveCode Summer Academy.

Ben Beaumont has held positions in software development, business development and product management at RunRev for more than five years and is now LiveCode Product manager. Ben is passionate about pixel perfect user interfaces and perfecting application design. Ben combines his depth of knowledge with his experience at creating brilliant user experiences. More than anyone Ben will get you excited about your own app and show you how to make sure that others love it too.

Kevin is the founder and CEO of RunRev. He combines know how covering the entire lifecycle of app creation - from concept to completion - with over a decade's experience developing LiveCode, a simple yet powerful programming environment for everyone. Kevin has run training workshops covering all aspects of software development. He enjoys explaining programming concepts in simple language, and wrote the original User's Guide for the LiveCode platform. This background makes him a great candidate to be our guest speaker, making regular appearances throughout our Summer Academy.

Who is this course suitable for?

  • Beginners and Hobbyists

    Impress your friends and family with your very own app. The LiveCode Online Summer Academy will take from any level of experience (including none)through to completing your own app in just 7 weeks. Learn a different aspect of mobile programming every week though lessons, webinars, and sample codes – all provided free of charge. Interact with other students in a dedicated forum area and get answers to your questions from our experienced tutors.

  • Professional developers

    Revolutionize your business with the number 1 cross platform development environment. Learn how other developers are saving time and money with a fast and easy compile free workflow. In fact our recent study shows that LiveCode saved developers $38,250 on average per project. Mobile is the market of the future. The LiveCode Summer Academy teaches you how to harness it now.

  • Educators

    Today's pupils and students want to learn relevant skills that use the latest technologies. Showing them how to create an App for either their iPhone or Android device will make for engaging, relevant lessons that your students will absolutely love. LiveCode allows you to focus on teaching the concepts of programming without having to focus on arcane syntax and symbols. Schools and universities around the globe are teaching with LiveCode. With the LiveCode Summer Academy so can you.

  • Students

    Mobile is the future - everybody wants you to be able to make an app. At the LiveCode Summer Academy we will teach you how to do just that. Our 7 week course will not only show you everything you need to know about mobile apps, you’ll also gain transferable skills that will help you get ahead in today’s competitive jobs market. And who knows, once your app goes live in the app store you just might make enough to put yourself through college.

How to join the LiveCode Summer Academy?

You pre-purchase a LiveCode license - either Personal, Commercial, or Upgrade from Personal - but your card is not charged until the course is complete

If at the end of the course you feel that LiveCodeis not for you, you can cancel the payment and no charge will be made.


Get your LiveCode built app into both the iOS and the Android app store by 30th June for the once in a lifetime chance to win not one but two tablets. That’s right, if you get your into both app stores you could win an iPad2 AND a Samsung Galaxy Tab – that’s an ios AND android platform for you to play, learn, code and deploy.

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