iOS App Development Essentials

Course Overview

In this course you'll be shown a complete introduction to iPhone and iPad development, emphasizing the newest technologies and best practices for iOS 10. This edition has been fully updated for Swift 1.2 and Xcode 6.3.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for Developers and architects who will be developing applications for iOS devices.

Course Outline

1 - Introduction and Setup

  • Start Here
  • Joining the Apple iOS Developer Program
  • Installing Xcode and the iOS SDK
  • A Guided Tour of Xcode
  • An Introduction to Xcode Playgrounds

2 - Swift Programming Language

  • Swift Data Types, Constants, and Variables
  • Swift Operators and Expressions
  • Swift Flow Control
  • The Swift Switch Statement
  • An Overview of Swift Functions
  • The Basics of Object Oriented Programming in Swift
  • An Introduction to Swift Subclassing and Extensions
  • Working with Array and Dictionary Collections in Swift
  • Understanding Error Handling in Swift

3 - Views, Layouts, and Storyboards

  • Creating an Interactive iOS App
  • An Introduction to Auto Layout in iOS
  • Working with iOS Auto Layout Constraints in Interface Builder
  • An iOS Auto Layout Example
  • Implementing iOS Auto Layout Constraints in Code
  • Implementing Cross-Hierarchy Auto Layout Constraints in iOS
  • Understanding the iOS Auto Layout Visual Format Language
  • Using Size Classes to Design Adaptable Universal iOS User Interfaces
  • Using Storyboards in Xcode
  • Organizing Scenes over Multiple Xcode Storyboard Files
  • Using Xcode Storyboards to Create an iOS Tab Bar Application
  • Working with the iOS Stack View Class
  • An iOS Stack View Tutorial
  • An iOS Split View Master-Detail Example
  • A Guide to Multitasking in iOS
  • An iOS 9 Multitasking Example
  • Implementing a Page based iOS Application using UIPageViewController
  • An Example iOS UIPageViewController Application

4 - Data Storage with Files, iCloud, and Databases

  • Working with Directories in Swift on iOS
  • Working with Files in Swift on iOS
  • iOS Directory Handling and File I/O in Swift – A Worked Example
  • Preparing an iOS App to use iCloud Storage
  • Managing Files using the iOS UIDocument Class
  • Using iCloud Storage in an iOS Application
  • Synchronizing iOS Key-Value Data using iCloud
  • iOS Database Implementation using SQLite
  • An Example SQLite based iOS Application using Swift and FMDB
  • Working with iOS Databases using Core Data
  • An iOS Core Data Tutorial
  • An Introduction to CloudKit Data Storage on iOS
  • An iOS CloudKit Example
  • An iOS CloudKit Subscription Example

5 - Touch, Taps, and Gestures

  • An Overview of iOS Multitouch, Taps and Gestures
  • An Example iOS Touch, Multitouch and Tap Application
  • Detecting iOS Touch Screen Gesture Motions
  • Identifying Gestures using iOS Gesture Recognizers
  • An iOS Gesture Recognition Tutorial
  • An iOS 3D Touch Force Handling Tutorial
  • An iOS 3D Touch Quick Actions Tutorial
  • An iOS 3D Touch Peek and Pop Tutorial

6 - Advanced View Options

  • Basic iOS Animation using Core Animation
  • iOS UIKit Dynamics – An Overview
  • An iOS UIKit Dynamics Tutorial
  • An Introduction to iOS Sprite Kit Programming
  • An iOS Sprite Kit Level Editor Game Tutorial
  • An iOS Sprite Kit Collision Handling Tutorial
  • An iOS Sprite Kit Particle Emitter Tutorial
  • An iOS 9 MapKit Flyover Tutorial

7 - Extensions

  • An Introduction to Extensions in iOS
  • An iOS Today Extension Widget Tutorial
  • Creating an iOS Photo Editing Extension
  • Creating an iOS Action Extension
  • Receiving Data from an iOS Action Extension

8 - Multimedia, Facebook, and Twitter

  • Accessing the iOS Camera and Photo Library
  • An Example iOS Camera Application
  • iOS Video Playback using AVPlayer and AVPlayerViewController
  • An iOS Multitasking Picture in Picture Tutorial
  • Playing Audio on iOS using AVAudioPlayer
  • Recording Audio on iOS with AVAudioRecorder

10 - The App Store

  • Preparing and Submitting an iOS Application to the App Store

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This is a 5-day class

Price: $3,495.00
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08/14/2017 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
10/23/2017 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL

Class times are listed Eastern time
This class is available for Private Group Training