Intermediate Mobile App Development (Swift 3, iPhone iOS10)
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Intermediate Mobile App Development (Swift 3, iPhone iOS10)

Gain the proficiency to start a career as an iOS developer with Swift 3 & Xcode 8 (learn 10 different iPhone API's)
4.8 (14 ratings)
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1,223 students enrolled
Created by Dee Aliyu Odumosu
Last updated 4/2017
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This course includes
  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Feel confident in your iOS app development skills.
  • Work with multiple developers on a single project using BitBucket.
  • Integrate third party library in your app using cocoapods.
  • Draw 2D graphics, use core data, add gesture recognisers and much more.
Course content
Expand all 83 lectures 05:20:03
+ JSON Serialization
6 lectures 24:12
Designing the UI of the JSON app
Quick introduction to what JSON is and how to add it to our app
How to read JSON from bundle and convert it to data
How to serialize JSON from data
Get the friends dictionary from JSON object
Displaying the json contents on a tableview
+ Core Data
11 lectures 44:25
Core Data App UI Design
Add UIAlertController to get user input
Save value provided by the user and display on table view
Modify UIAlertController to take 2 textfield inputs
Initialise a cell with a style without registration
Set up the data model for the entity and attributes
Save NSManagedObject to core data
Fetch all the objects inside the core data using fetch request
Displaying NSManagedObject details using value for key
Edit NSManagedObject values
Deleting objects from the managed context
+ How To Use Cocoapods
4 lectures 25:09
Installing Cocoapods
Pod init, pod file and pod install
Using a third party library with cocoapods in our app
Integrating another third party library with cocoapods
+ CALayer
11 lectures 20:03
Creating the UI for CALayer App Sample
CALayer definition and the color property
Add border to a layer
Add corner radius to a layer or view
Add shadow to a layer
Add content (image) to a layer
Mask to bound property of a layer
Adding a layer as a sublayer
Add gradients to a layer
How to flip a layer
Setting layer contents gravity
+ 3D Touch Quick Action
7 lectures 28:31
Designing UI for the Quick Action app
Creating shortcut item inside info.plist
Creating shortcuts items inside app delegates
Performing action when the shortcut item is selected
Presenting different screens from shortcut item
How to add a custom icon to shortcut item
Checking force touch capability of device
+ Gesture Recognizers
7 lectures 30:29
Creating UI For Gesture Recognizer App
Add tap gesture recogniser to an object
Add a long press gesture recogniser
Add a swipe gesture recognizer
Add a pinch gesture recognizer
Add a pan gesture recognizer
Add a tap recognizer from object library and create action
+ Touch ID
7 lectures 35:02
Touch ID App UI Design
Checking if a device can use Touch ID and dealing with errors
Showing a successful Touch ID on device and displaying error on label
Evaluate policy and dealing with errors
Successful access to the secret page and unwind segue
Setting up the fall back password
System cancels error
+ How to Download with URL Session
7 lectures 35:41
Designing the UI of the app
Creating urlsession and download task objects
Showing progress and successfully download file to the UI
download completed with error delegate method
How to set the progress view to monitor download progress
How to stop, pause and resume a download task
Configuring app transport security setting in info.plist
  • You will need to know basic iOS development before joining this course.
  • This course is ideal if you have completed the Mobile App Development for Beginners course, but the beginning course is not required.

Are you a beginner developer that’s looking to improve your skills? Do you want to take your iOS development skills to the next level? Do you want to learn some of the new Apple API such as Touch ID and Quick Action? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this course is for you. Also, if you have taken my beginner course, then this course will take you to the next level.

After completing this course, you will be ready to apply for jobs. You will gain a confidence boost in your skills and your ability. 

In this course you will work on 10 different APIs, including drawing with Core Graphics, Using Touch ID, persisting data with Core Data and much more (see full curriculum below).

It is recommended that you have a basic working knowledge of iOS development before enrolling in this course. If you don’t have any knowledge of iOS development, I recommend starting with my Mobile App Development for Beginners course first.

After completing this course:

1) You will be ready to for an iOS development job.
2) You will be able to develop medium to complex apps.
3) You will have a better understanding of working with repository and integrating third party libraries into your own app.
4) You will have more confidence in your skills and ability.

Here is what you will learn in the course:

3D Touch Quick Action

- Learn the two different ways to create home screen shortcut menu when a user 3D Touches on the icon

- How to perform different actions based on the menu selected from the quick action

- How to add custom icons to shortcut item

- How to check the force touch capability of a device 


- Learn how to get the layer of a view and how to change some of the properties such as background colour

- Learn how to add a border to a layer

- Learn how to add a corner radius and a shadow to a layer

- Learn how to add content such as an image to the layer

- Understand the Mask to bounds property of a layer

- Learn how to add gradient to a layer

- Learn how to add flip a layer

Cocoapods & 3rd Party Libraries

- Installing cocoapods

- How to initialize pod file for Xcode project

- How to integrate third party libraries into our project

Core Data

- How to add UIAlertController to obtain user inputs

- How to set up core data model, entity and properties

- How to save value to core data

- How to fetch all records from core data

- How to display NSManagedObject record

- How to edit core data records

- How to delete an object from Core Data

Core Graphics

- How to use Quartz 2D API to draw a 2D line

- How to draw paths

- How to draw a rectangle 

- How to fill a path with a color

- How to fill a rectangle with color while preserving it’s path color

- How to draw a circle/ellipse

- How to add shadow to drawings

- How to draw an image on a view at a point, or in a rect

- How to redraw a view with the SetNeedsDisplay method

Gesture Recognizers

- How to add tap gesture to a view that does not have a tap gesture

- How to add long press gesture to an image view

- How to add swipe gestures to a view

- How to add pinch gesture recognizer

- How to add pan gesture recognizer

- How to add gestures directly on the storyboard object.

JSON Tutorial

- How to read a JSON file using a built-in API

- How to display the contents on any JSON in a table

Touch ID 

- Checking a device support for Touch ID

- Dealing with an error where user has a Touch ID capable device but has not set a passcode.

- How to use Touch ID to protect sensitive information on iOS devices

- How to set a fall back password when a Touch ID fails

Download from Internet using URLSession

- Create URLSession and Download task objects

- Delegate methods to track completed and download errors

- Set progress view to monitor download progress

- How to stop, pause and resume an active download task

- Configure app transport security setting in order to work with http links

Version Control with Bitbucket and SourceTree App

Topics include;

- Creating an account with BitBucket

- How to connect Xcode to a repository on BitBucket

- How to commit and push code from within the Xcode

- How to create a new Xcode project from an online repository 

- How to pull changes from a repository

- How to use source tree to commit, push and pull changes

- How to checkout another version of a app.

This course is going to help you take your app development skills to a whole new level. 

If you're ready to become a proficient app developer so you can work as a freelance or full-time developer, click the "Buy Now" button and join the course today!

Who this course is for:
  • This course is for you if you want to learn marketable app development skills so you can find work as a developer.
  • This course is for beginning to intermediate iOS developers with some experience, but it's not for the complete novice.
  • You should have a basic working knowledge of Xcode.