Apple's Swift is swiftly (sorry) continuing its journey to replace C and Objective-C. Swift 3.0 is the latest version and first major release since the language was open-sourced. It contains major improvements and refinements, and we'll take you through the full lowdown in this online course. Learn everything you need to know about the language's latest features right here!
Learn the Latest Swift 3 Syntax
Optimise Your App for the App Store
This online course is a must for any Swift developer who wants to get up to speed with Swift 3 and use iOS 10 features. You will need a working knowledge of previous versions of Swift, and some experience with app development. However if you're migrating over from C or Objective-C, you should be more than capable of following along.
The course starts off with an overview of Swift fundamentals and Swift 3's new syntax. Once the basics are covered, you'll learn about classes and methods, message integrations, notifications, and Sirikit implementation. As you do so, you'll move into building small apps in each section, each one making use of a new iOS 10 feature. These are the building blocks that will allow you to create a wide range of applications, all based on Swift 3 and the latest iOS update.
By the end of this course, you'll know how to optimise your app and use the latest iOS features to your advantage, therefore boosting your chances of having your app accepted to the App store and purchased by customers.
Swift is a relatively new programming language dedicated to all things Apple (iOS, MacOS etc.). It is considered the successor to C and Objective-C, taking the best elements of both and modernising them for safety and efficiency. It is a general purpose language and is designed to work with Apple's Cocoa and Cocoa Touch frameworks. It is used for building apps for all Apple platforms.
Unless you've been living under a rock for the last few decades, you'll know that Apple has a strong hold over the technology world; a hold that won't loosen its grip any time soon. You'll also know that this computer giant does things a little differently to everyone else. That's why having the ability to develop apps for iOS is vital for any successful developer – particularly when new versions are releases at such a regular pace. But don't worry; this course will get you up to speed.
Create Stunning Apps for Apple with Ease
Build your own Apps from the Ground Up
This course will teach you everything you need to know to get started with creating Apple apps for iOS 9. It has been designed for students who are already familiar with programming structures and the software development process, and who have an interest in applying this to iOS applications.
With over 57 lectures and 6.5 hours of content, you'll go through the entire app building process from planning and design right up to publishing your app in the iTunes App Store. Starting with an overview of becoming an iOS developer and Apple's developer centre, you'll then progress to building the user interface of your app. This includes storyboards, controls, navigation and more. Following that, you'll move on to specific iOS features like posting to social media, geocoding, and son on, before getting to grips with the data side of things. Finally, you'll cover how to publish your app.
By the end of this course, you'll be well on your way to becoming a fully fledged Apple developer, and you'll have all of the knowledge and experience necessary to create flawless, fun, and fully functioning apps for the Apple community.
Xcode: Xcode is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that contains all the software you need to create beautiful, fast, and easy to use applications for Apple devices like iPhones and iPads. You can experiment with new APIs, add additional source code, and even make use of he interface testing feature, which records your app in action.
Swift: Swift is one of the newest programming languages to hit the scene and was especially developed for iOS and OS X (i.e Apple products). Swift is one of the most simple languages to get a handle on, and what's even better is that it makes creating lighting-fast, fun and interactive apps easy.
One of the downsides (or upsides, depending on your outlook) to Apple and iOS is that it doesn’t play nice with the rest of the programming world. It takes some special knowledge and training to become and Apple developer. If you already have some programming experience, this isn’t a problem. Start with this course and you’ll get a head start on the road to your dream career.
Create native iPhone and iPad Apps using Xcode and Swift
• Master the most popular iOS features
• Write apps that use GPS, social networking, remote data and in-app purchases
• Take your existing programming skills to the next level
• Get up to speed on iOS 9 updates and changes
• Get on the right path to a career in app development
Take the First Steps to Becoming an Apple Developer
If you already have some programming experience and want to take your skills up a notch, or if you want to learn specifically about creating apps for Apple, or even if you just want to get an update on programming for iOS 9, this is the perfect course for you. With 58 lectures and 5.5 hours of content, you can delve right into the world of Swift, Xcode and iOS 9, and come back up for air as a bona fide expert.
This course covers all of the most important and most popular features of iOS 9, including interfacing with remote data services, accessing media and the media library, using GPS to track location, social networking, data access with cloud-kit and in-app purchasing. You’ll cover all of the above and dig right down into the nitty gritty straight away.
By the end of this course, you’ll know how to create native iPhone and iPad apps using Xcode and Swift and can proudly call yourself an intermediate iOS 9 programmer. You’ll know how to implement all of the above features using iOS frameworks, using source code which is provided. At each step you’ll review and analyse the behaviour to help compound your knowledge.
• Xcode: Xcode is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that contains all the software you need to create beautiful, fast, and easy to use applications for Apple devices like iPhones and iPads. You can experiment with new APIs, add additional source code, and even make use of the interface testing feature, which records your app in action.
• Swift: Swift is a multi-paradigm programming language created for Apple. Deemed by its creators to be a ‘modern programming language that is safe, fast, and interactive’, it is designed to work with the Cocoa and Cocoa Touch frameworks for iOS, OS X, watchOS and tvOS applications. It was introduce by Apple in 2014 and is currently in its second version.