iBeacon development for iPhone

The iPhone developers guide to iBeacons with in-app integration examples and a complete end to end system.
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.8 out of 5 (93 ratings)
3,526 students
1hr 15min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

Students will be able to create an iPhone app that uses iBeacon technology
Download and use an iBeacon Simulator
Understand how to deploy iBeacons


  • Basic Swift iPhone programming
  • Mac OSX 10.11 El Capitan with XCode 7 installed


Course Description

Learn the basic concepts of Apples iBeacon eco-system, iOS development tools for developing iBeacon applications and actual hands on coding examples of how to create a real iBeacon iOS application with the Swift programming language for iOS 9.

Build a strong foundation in XCode 7 and Swift. This course helps you understand and implement iBeacon technology in your own app with the latest technologies.

  • Swift programming language
  • XCocde 7
  • iOS 9
  • iBeacon fundamentals
  • Advanced integration for background modes
  • Remote Server integration for HTML5 / Ad Pop-Up API
  • Discussions on what iOS devices are supported
  • Overview of BlueTooth Low Energy (BLE)

Professional skills and experience from an iOS Architect with over 8 years experience.

Learn the fundamentals but also tips and tricks of the experts. Learn about the different type of iBeacons, why size matters for battery life and see actual iBeacon devices.

We will walk thru XCode setup and creation of a project iOS iPhone application that uses iBeacons to include Notifications and Remote Server API Integration.

Content and Overview

This course explains Apples iBeacon systems and how they are used with iPhone application development. We explain the overall system in detail focused on developers not the marketing folks. We explain how the iBeacons work and how they are integrated into an application with examples in Swift, Apples latest programming language for the iPhone. All examples are based on iOS 9.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Detailed explanations of iBeacon technology for iOS 9
  • Learn how to integrate into your apps from an iOS professional
  • Suitable for any iOS programmer, Swift basics for iBeacons are presented, no experience as a UI developer or server developer is expected.
  • Teaching by example, several hands on examples showing every detail to the smallest degree from starting a new application to running it on a device.
  • Access to Instructors GitHub account with many extras and examples.

If you don't have an iBeacon device don't worry, we provide a simulator that runs on an i-Device to help your development.

Who this course is for:

  • iPhone Developers interested in IoT technology


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Tom Jay
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 1,377 Reviews
  • 54,193 Students
  • 11 Courses

I have over 20 years of Java Enterprise development experience with AWS, Spring Boot, REST API's, Microservices and MongoDB.

I created the back end system at a large bank and created one of the first iOS mobile applications available on the iPhone in 2008.

I've created dozens of of Full Stack End to End solutions from Banking, Social Messaging, Event Discover and Medical device interfaces, Stock Trading, Real Time Bidding Marketplaces and more.

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