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This course teaches the basics of version 2 of the Swift language. Swift is a powerful language used to develop applications for iPhone, iPad, and OS X. In this course, you’ll learn about Xcode 7 (Apple’s integrated development environment), and learn to write short programs in Swift, which will prepare you to start learning to develop full applications for Macs and Apple’s mobile devices.
The course contains over 5 hours of video demos and many source code examples. It is divided into six units:
Unit 1: Xcode - covers the various parts of the Xcode interface and how to use them
Unit 2: Swift types - covers variables and constants and the various basic data types in Swift, along with a full discussion of optionals.
Unit 3: Collections and control structures - learn about arrays, sets, and dictionaries, which are used to group basic types into collections. Also covers loops and decision constructs in the Swift language.
Unit 4: Functions - beginning with a discussion of value and reference types, we explore Swift function syntax, which forms the basis for methods in object oriented code. We’ll also discuss closures, and give examples of when and how to use them.
Unit 5: Enumerations - Forget those simple C enums: Swift’s enumerations can contain methods, and the members of an enum may have underlying values, no values at all, or may be of different values altogether!
Unit 6: Structures and Classes - In Swift, structures (as well as classes) may have both properties and methods defined. We’ll focus mainly on the property syntax here (the method syntax is the same as function syntax, covered in Unit 4). A full discussion of stored and computed properties, property observers, lazy and static properties. We’ll conclude with a demo on inheritance.
All units have full source code and exercises (along with answers) to test your knowledge.
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|Section 1: Introduction|
The Xcode Interface - Part 1Preview
The Inspector Panel - Interface - Part 2
The Editor - Interface - Part 3
Hello World App - Part 1
Hello World App - Part 2
Hello World App - Part 3
|Section 2: String, Types and Tuples|
Variables and ConstantsPreview
Int, Double and their Subtypes
Optional Types and Nil
Strings and Characters
|Section 3: More on Arrays, Loops, Directories|
Fixing Unresponsive Playgrounds
Correcting the Command Line Tools Version
For, for-in, while, and repeat loops
If, guard, and switch
|Section 4: Functions, References and Closures|
Basic Function Syntax
Default and Variadic Parameters
Value and Reference Type Parameters
Function Types and Nested Functions
|Section 5: Enumerations in iOS|
Intro to Enumerations
Enumerations - Raw Values
Initialization in Enumerations
Mutation Functions in Enumerations
|Section 6: Classes, Structures & Methods|
Classes and Structures
Lazy Stored Properties
Type Properties and Methods
EDUmobile Academy develops high quality video training courses around topics in mobile development including iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, Java, Responsive Web Design and other emerging technologies.
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