Delivery Options: Attend face-to-face in the classroom, remote-live or via on-demand training.
Face-to-face or remote-live: CDN$3,275
Discounts: We offer multiple discount options. Click here for more informaiton.
Face-to-face or remote-live: 5 Days
On-demand: Approximately 35 hours of coursework with personal facilitation, to be completed in a four week span.
In this hands on Swift programming course, attendees learn how to develop iPhone and iPad apps using Swift and Xcode. Students begin by learning the fundamentals of the Swift language. They then learn how to build object-oriented applications by creating Swift classes with properties, initializers and both instance and class methods. Coverage includes use of advanced Swift features like generics, closures, and error handling.
During exercises, students use Storyboards to design user interfaces for iOS apps, and configure view controller classes to interact with iOS views and controls (labels, text fields, buttons, segmented controls, switches, table views, etc.) using IBOutlets, create event handlers using IBActions and then code events handlers. Students also learn how to use segues to manage transitions between views.
Students become proficient in implementing master/detail apps. Features explored include configuring table views, designing details views, implementing add features, and coding "swipe to delete." Students also learn how to implement different types of custom table view cells. This type of app is among the most common app found in the marketplace.
Students learn how to persist data using three different techniques: read and write local files on the device, make asynchronous calls to Web services and parse XML data from the HTTP response, and use Core Data to interact with local SQLite databases.
Students examine how to work with images, as well as use touch and gesture recognizers to respond to complex user interactions like pinch to zoom. They learn how to use tab bar controllers to build a multi view app. They learn about the life cycle of an iOS app and how to write code to respond to state transitions, including scheduling code to run in background when the app isn't active.
Throughout the Swift iOS training course, students work with Apple's Cocoa Touch UI Framework. They examine how to implement Apple's delegate design pattern which is used in many APIs. Students practice these skills by working with pickers and collection views, as well as writing code to capture images with the camera.
The Swift programming course emphasizes best programming practices. Comprehensive hands on exercises are integrated throughout to reinforce learning and develop real competency. Students create iOS apps using Swift from the ground up, demonstrating the features of Swift, iOS, and its supporting code libraries.
Prior programming experience in an object-oriented language such as Objective-C, Java, C# or C++ is required when learning Swift programming.
|Programming iOS Apps in Swift on a Mac
|Swift Data Types
||Swift Control Structures
|Object Oriented Programming Constructs
||Swift Error Handling
iOS Design Patterns
| iOS Apps
|Enhancing iOS Apps
Building Sophisticated User Interfaces
Designing Master/Detail Applications
|Reading and Writing Files
|Working with Web Services
||Using Core Data
|System Events and Background Execution
||Touch Recognition and Gestures
|Working with the Camera
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Excellent class. The instructor was simply excellent and very knowledgeable. One of the best classes I have attended in a long time.
— H.B., Bureau of the Physical Service
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