iOS 8 App Development Workshop Using Swift

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iOS 8 App Development Workshop Using Swift

Workshop Code: hsts-w8

What Is Included in this Workshop

Workshop Overview

This workshop is designed to train both novice and experienced developers how to create native iOS Apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod using the Swift programming language. Created by experienced iOS developers, the workshop places a very strong emphasis on hands-on learning through a multitude of exercises and demonstrations. Students will be guided through a wide variety of in-class assignments specifically designed to offer practical solutions to common problems that address real-world production needs. Topics covered include: Multi-View Apps, Design-Patterns, Data-Persistence, Core Data, Web-Services, JSON and XML parsing, Maps and Location Services, working with Images and Animations, and handling Gestures. An in-depth look at the Xcode 6 IDE and its many features and tools will be included in our iOS with Swfit course.

Workshop Prerequisites

- Basic knowledge of programming in Swift is recommended to get the most out of this class. (Note that a separate Swift introduction course is also available.)
- Object Oriented Programming experience is recommended. (Note that a separate OOP workshop is also available.)
- Basic familiarity with Mac computers and working in Mac OS X is recommended

Job Roles For This Workshop

App Developers

Projects Using This Workshop

iOS, OS X & watchOS Development

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Overall Info About our Workshops


Enrollment Fee

In-person in DC for $390 or Online for $290 per 6 hour workshop

Workshop Session Dates

Our workshops are offered all year around. Upon registration we enroll you to the earliest available class but you can reschedule it free of charge. Location


Workshop Outline

Topics Covered in this Course.

1. Your First App- “Prepare for Takeoff”
A. Creating a new Project in Xcode
B. Designing an App interface using Interface Builder
C. Working with the Objects Library and the Attributes Inspector
D. Running and previewing the App using the iOS Simulator

2. Adding Interactivity
A. Writing Swift code in the ViewController file
B. Creating IBActions and IBOutlets
C. Activating Controls: enabling Buttons, Switches and Sliders
D. Using the Size Inspector
E. Creating an Alert with action Buttons from code
F. Working with Conditionals for basic Control-Flow

3. Enabling User Input
A. Working with Textfields to read in user inputted data
B. The iOS Keyboard and special alternate keyboard layouts
C. Alternate methods for dismissing the Keyboard
D. Using the Connections Inspector
E. More Control-Flow

4. Working with Image Assets & App Icons
A. Creating a Custom Icon for your App
B. Creating a Custom Splash Image for your App
C. Managing Image Assets: Regular & Retina

5. Writing Classes in Swift
A. Declaring a Swift class in a separate file
B. Declaring Stored and Computed Properties
C. Creating Instance Methods
D. Control Flow with the Switch Statement

6. Using the PickerView
A. Single Component Pickers
B. Multi-Component Pickers
C. Working with the Date Picker and the NSDate class

The following topics may be included at the discretion of your instructor.

7. Creating Multiview Applications
A. Using Navigation Controllers
B. Working with Segues
C. Passing Data between View Controllers
D. Creating Bar-Tab Application

8. Using TableViews
A. Creating regular and Multi-Sectioned TableViews
B. Drill-Down menus
C. Master-Detail scheme
D. Creating custom TableView Cells

9. Using Collection Views
A. Modifying Grid Layouts
B. Creating Custom CollectionView Cells
C. Enabling Cell-Tap Navigation to Detail Screens

10. Creating Views from Code
A. Initializing Objects with Code
B. Views, subviews, the Superview
C. The Subviews auto-array and View Index
D. Wiring up Views to IBActions using code

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