Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

How to Make a Million-Pound App

Software packages and 'how to' guides promise anyone can build an app, but for every success there are countless failures. Dev finds out just how easy it really is.

A quick search online shows there are hundreds of software packages and 'how-to' guides that promise anyone can build an app. But for every Whatsapp or Snapchat there are countless failures. Dev embarks on a journey to find out just how easy, or not, it really is.

Along the way he meets young tech innovators, including Mohima Ahmed, recently named in Elle Magazine's 30 Women Under 30 for developing an English to Bengali translator app, which helps parents and school teachers communicate better; and Ted Nash, a serial entrepreneur who became the first teenager in the world to achieve 1,000,000 App Store downloads.

Dev immerses himself in start-up culture, learns to code and finds out just what it takes to build and launch a successful app.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Ariana Grande

    Problem (feat. Iggy Azalea)

    • Island.
  • Jme

    Don't @ Me (feat. Skepta, Shorty & Frisco)

    • BBK Records.
  • Drake

    Successful (feat. Trey Songz & Lil Wayne)

    • Cash Money.
  • Rudimental

    Not Giving In (feat. John Newman & Alex Clare)

    • Atlantic.
  • Rudimental

    Not Giving In (feat. John Newman & Alex Clare)

    • Atlantic.

Broadcasts