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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 31 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
5 hours to complete

Introduction to Swift

30 videos (Total 237 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
30 videos
Introduction to Swift11m
Getting Started with XCode13m
Swift Basics Part 1: Types, Constants, Variables9m
Swift Basics Part 2: Control Flow - Part 17m
Swift Basics Part 3: Control Flow - Part 26m
Swift Basics Part 4: Numbers10m
Swift Basics Part 5: Loops10m
Swift Basics Part 6: Strings7m
How to Create an Array5m
Using Arrays /Modifying Values of Arrays10m
Comparing Arrays7m
How to Create a Dictionary8m
Using and Modifying Dictionaries Part 18m
Using and Modifying Dictionaries Part 26m
Properties of Dictionaries3m
Using and Modifying Sets Part 110m
Using and Modifying Sets Part 210m
Using and Modifying Sets Part 36m
How to Create a Basic Function7m
Function with Parameters Part 19m
Function with Parameters Part 25m
Function with Parameters Part 38m
Functions that Return a Value(s) Part 16m
Functions that Return a Value(s) Part 210m
Scope / Improper Conditions7m
A Word on Function Types2m
Using Closures9m
More Closure Syntax9m
Properties of Closures2m
1 reading
Course Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz1h
Week
2
5 hours to complete

Looking Further into Swift

21 videos (Total 170 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
21 videos
How to Create Raw-Value Enumerations8m
Using Enumerations Part 111m
Using Enumerations Part 25m
Using Enumerations Part 37m
Enumerations Methods and Limitations4m
How to Create Structures12m
Structures Methods and Limitations3m
Creating Classes in Source Files5m
Working with Classes Part 15m
Working with Classes Part 210m
Creating Properties Part 110m
Creating Properties Part 28m
Working with Properties Part 19m
Working with Properties Part 26m
Access Control11m
Default Initializers Part 18m
Default Initializers Part 25m
Default Initializers Part 38m
Creating and Working With Initializers Part 18m
Creating and Working With Initializers Part 29m
1 reading
Playing with Swift (Playground Assignment) Instructions10m
Week
3
5 hours to complete

From Programmer to Developer

26 videos (Total 236 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
26 videos
Protocols Part 29m
Protocols Part 37m
Error Handling Part 19m
Error Handling Part 24m
Extensions9m
Generics Part 17m
Generics Part 211m
Memory Management and Arc Part 111m
Memory Management and Arc Part 26m
Equatable and Comparable11m
Interoperability Part 14m
Interoperability Part 211m
Interoperability Part 39m
Cocoa Application Speaking Text Editor Sample11m
Writing Speaking Text Editor Part 110m
Writing Speaking Text Editor Part 211m
Writing Speaking Text Editor Part 35m
Event Driven Applications with Swift and XCode Part 110m
Event Driven Applications with Swift and XCode Part 26m
Event Driven Applications with Swift and XCode Part 35m
Writing an iOS Application (Cocoa Touch Applications) Part 111m
Writing an iOS Application (Cocoa Touch Applications) Part 210m
Writing an iOS Application (Cocoa Touch Applications) Part 312m
Writing an iOS Application (Cocoa Touch Applications) Part 44m
Writing an iOS Application (Shopping List Sample)14m
1 reading
Note10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz50m
Week
4
9 hours to complete

iPhone Applications and More

44 videos (Total 365 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
44 videos
HoBshare Overview Part 29m
HoBshare Overview Part 36m
HoBshare Overview Part 46m
HoBshare pt II UI and Class Setup Part 14m
HoBshare pt II UI and Class Setup Part 26m
HoBshare pt II UI and Class Setup Part 39m
HoBshare pt II UI and Class Setup Part 47m
HoBshare pt II UI and Class Setup Part 510m
HoBshare pt II UI and Class Setup Part 69m
HoBshare pt II UI and Class Setup Part 75m
HoBshare pt II UI and Class Setup Part 810m
MeViewController and SuperClass Part 18m
MeViewController and SuperClass Part 26m
MeViewController and SuperClass Part 311m
MeViewController and SuperClass Part 415m
MeViewController and SuperClass Part 57m
MeViewController and SuperClass Part 66m
MeViewController and SuperClass Part 78m
MeViewController and SuperClass Part 86m
MeViewController and SuperClass Part 96m
MeViewController and SuperClass Part 1011m
Models and Data Providers Part 17m
Models and Data Providers Part 26m
Models and Data Providers Part 39m
Models and Data Providers Part 43m
Models and Data Providers Part 58m
Models and Data Providers Part 613m
Models and Data Providers Part 77m
EditHobbiesViewController Part 19m
EditHobbiesViewController Part 26m
EditHobbiesViewController Part 35m
EditHobbiesViewController Part 45m
EditHobbiesViewController Part 58m
NeighborsViewController Part 17m
NeighborsViewController Part 26m
NeighborsViewController Part 39m
NeighborsViewController Part 411m
NeighborsViewController Part 510m
NeighborsViewController Part 611m
Fun Stuff: iWatch Installing HoBshare7m
Fun Stuff: iWatch Configuring HoBshare6m
Fun Stuff: iWatch Sending Hobbies from the iPhone10m
Fun Stuff. iWatch. Make A Call8m
3 readings
Starter Kit for Week 410m
Note10m
hoBshare Enhancements Assignment Instructions10m
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Top reviews from Toward the Future of iOS Development with Swift

By HBMay 30th 2016

Great overview of Swift - nice, challenging assignments. Instructors explain concepts well in videos.

By DLMay 11th 2017

Great course! This one is best one in this specialization(for now i finished 5 from 6 courses)

Instructors

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Justin-Nicholas Toyama

UCI Extension Instructor
Lead iOS Developer at Smilefish Corporation
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Frank Ayars

UCI Extension Instructor
CTO and Director of Software Development at Smilefish Corporation
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Ralf Brockhaus

UCI Extension Instructor
Founder and CEO at Smilefish Corporation

About University of California, Irvine

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About the iOS Development for Creative Entrepreneurs Specialization

This Specialization focuses on the basics of iOS application development. You’ll gain the skills you need to create your own app, including fluency in Objective-C and UIKit and SpriteKit user interface concepts, and you’ll learn to leverage networking, security, audio, video, location, and sensor frameworks. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to create a networked game that leverages sensors on the phone to create a unique gaming experience, and that you can showcase in job applications and interviews or offer in the iTunes store....
iOS Development for Creative Entrepreneurs

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