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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.

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

Course Outline

1 - Introduction & 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, & Storyboards

  • iOS Application and Development Architecture
  • Creating an Interactive iOS App
  • Understanding Views, Windows and the View Hierarchy
  • An Introduction to Auto Layout in iOS
  • Working with iOS Auto Layout Constraints in Interface Builder
  • Implementing iOS Auto Layout Constraints in Code
  • Implementing Cross-Hierarchy Auto Layout Constraints in iOS
  • Understanding the iOS Auto Layout Visual Format Language
  • Using Trait Variations to Design Adaptive User Interfaces
  • Using Storyboards in Xcode
  • An Overview of iOS Table Views
  • Using Xcode Storyboards to Build Dynamic TableViews
  • Implementing TableView Navigation 
  • Working with the iOS Stack View Class
  • A Guide to Multitasking in iOS
  • Implementing a Page based iOS Application using UIPageViewController

4 - Data Storage with Files, iCloud, & Databases

  • Working with Directories in Swift on iOS
  • Working with Files in Swift on iOS
  • 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
  • Working with iOS Databases using Core Data
  • CloudKit Data Storage on iOS

5 - Touch, Taps, & 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
  • iOS 3D Touch
  • Implementing TouchID Authentication in iOS Apps

6 - Advanced View Options

  • Drawing iOS 2D Graphics with Core Graphics
  • Interface Builder Live Views and iOS Embedded Frameworks
  • Using Core Graphics and Core Image
  • iOS Animation using UIViewPropertyAnimator
  • iOS UIKit Dynamics
  • iOS Sprite Kit Programming
  • iOS Multitasking, Background Transfer Service and Fetching
  • iOS Application State Preservation and Restoration
  • Integrating Maps into iOS Applications
  • Getting Location Information using the iOS Core Location Framework

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
  • Building iOS Message Apps
  • Using Event Kit to Create Date and Location Based Reminders

8 - Multimedia and Social Media

  • Accessing the iOS Camera and Photo Library
  • 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
  • iOS Speech Recognition
  • Introduction to SiriKit
  • Integrating Twitter and Facebook into iOS Applications

9 - The App Store

  • Making Store Purchases with SKStoreProductViewController Class
  • Building In-App Purchasing into iOS Applications
  • Configuring and Creating App Store Hosted Content for iOS In-App Purchases
  • Preparing and Submitting an iOS Application to the App Store
Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

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