iOS Development Crash Course
Want to learn how to make iOS apps from scratch? If so, this hands-on 4 day training course is for you. This comprehensive course is instructed by veteran iOS expert Justin Junda (more about Justin at the bottom of this page). During the 4 day course (9AM-5PM) you will learn iOS programming through step-by-step instructions and many hands-on exercises. We’ll be using XCode 4.
You’ll leave this class confident knowing you can start building your first iOS app.
Who is this Class for?
This class is for existing programmers new to iOS development. Contact us if you’re not sure this course is right for you.
What You’ll Learn
Programming with Objective-C Fundamentals
iOS apps are built using Objective-C, an object oriented programming language. Though this is not a class on programming with Objective-C, you’ll learn enough to tackle iOS development.
Fundamental Programming Concepts
Variables, Statements, and Expressions
Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Scooting around iOS and XCode
iOS Developer Essentials
A Tour of XCode
The iOS Simulator
Testing on an iOS Device
iOS Application Basics
Application States, Windows, Views, and View Controllers Frameworks
Introduction to Storyboards
Handling User Input
Communication with Your Users
Adding Images to Your View
The UIImage Class
The UIImageView Class
Navigation Controllers & Table Views
Understanding how navigation within an iOS environment works.
Navigation Controller Interface & Hierarchy
Table Views, Styles, Types & Design
Tab Bars and Toolbars
Creating Page Based Applications
The PageViewController Class
Delegate and Data Source
The Page-Based Application Template
Creating UI Elements Programming & Views
UIButton, UILabel & UIImageView
The UIScrollView Class
Scroll Views and Text Fields
Popovers and Modal Views
Basic File Handling
The IOS File System
Introducing the NSFileManager Class
Property List Types
Creating Property Lists
Property List Editor
Adding a Settings Bundle
Reading Preferences with Code
Introduction to Core Data
Brief Overview of XMLParsing with NSXMLParser
Brief Overview of JSON
Brief Overview of Consuming Soap Web Services
Touches and Gestures
Touch Events & Phases
Gesture Events, Handling & Recognizer Phases
Where’s Waldo? Introducing Core Location
Handling Location Updates, Errors and Hardware Availability
Geocoding and Reverse Geocoding
Obtaining Compass Headings
Using the Camera and Photo Library
Building Background Aware Applications
Understanding Background Suspension
Executing Background Code
Creating Local Notifications
Ad hoc and App Store distribution
Obtaining and Registering UDIDs
Creating an App ID (Bundle Identifier)
Creating a Distribution Certificate
Creating a Provisioning Profile
Configuring Your Project for Distribution
App Store Distribution
What You’ll Get
Here's what's included with the course:
Course material in form of a binder
Example codes and exercises
A certificate of course completion
Pre-course video to get you and your computer ready for class
Breakfast and lunch everyday
Things to Bring?
Fresh attitudes ready for learning.
Mac Laptop, running Mountain Lion.
iOS device is preferred but not absolutely required as most of the apps can run on the iPhone simulator.
Instructor: Justin Junda
Justin is a senior software developer and entrepreneur with over twelve years of progressive programming experience with proven success in Electrical, Software and Computational Engineering, Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI), interactive design, and instructional design for intelligence, imagery, and systems training in commercial, Military, and government organizations. Justin is a ROCKSTAR programmer working for some of the largest commercial and government contractors in the business including Google, Blackboard, SAIC, Camber, Northrop Grumman and CACI in not only iOS development but also engineering as a whole. Also, he produced numerous award-winning products in video production for clients like Pepsi Co and Doritos, entertainment services; all while still maintain his true love of teaching others.
His creative thinking and out of the box processes makes him a standout developer. Justin has written and published numerous articles and video publications on topics ranging from iPhone / iOS, Flash, PHP, WordPress, Web Security, HTML5 App Development and even Blender. He is an active developer in the community of Los Angeles and looks forward to help growing the community.
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