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Graphics and Animations are an essential part of the iOS User Interface.
From a UX standpoint, it lets users know that something has updated or moved on the screen. From a Design point of view, animations are a fun way to draw the attention of users and make your apps interactive. This is the extra value that will make your application stand out from others.
About the Class
The goal of the course is to teach techniques, from simple to complex, to create nice animation effects, bring life to iPhone apps, and offer an awesome user experience. This is another aspect of the iOS SDK that will make you enjoy iOS development even more.
What you will learn
In 4 chapters, you will take your iOS development experience to the next level with top-notch portfolio-ready projects.
In Section 1, you will set the stage for basic, yet very cool, animation effects with Basic Animation APIs of UIKit to animate move, size, and color. The first demo will show you how to animate objects on the UIKit. You will greet users with move and fade animations, create and adjust animation easing to customize visual effects.
Section 2 covers layer animations and the Core Animation API. We will dive into higher levels of UIKit methods to animate view layers and create cool visual effects like gradient and shape animations. We'll replicate the twitter the splash screen as an example of the powerful things you can achieve with view layers.
In Section 3, you will learn techniques to create your own custom view controller transition and presentation. By the end of the section, you will have created your own custom controller presentation controller with a picture gallery.
Section 4 walks you through a Weather App tutorial with tableView rows animation, crossfade, and cube transitions. We will use new techniques of transform, cross dissolve and fade animations to take your experience with iOS UI to the next level.
- Each section includes project-based demos and a finished app that you can showcase in your work. You are going to learn how to use view animations and how to convert a simple view into an awesome view. You will be introduced to iOS 9 iCore Animation to create an eye-catching splash screen and some other extras to set your app apart from others.
- By the end of the class, you will be well prepared to turn any views into and interesting, attractive, and fascinating user interface.
Note to Students: This class is a beginner's guide to iOS Animations, but please note that the class requires basic knowledge of the Swift language, XCode and the iOS SDK. For the best learning experience, students should know how to start a project, run a project on the simulator, use the interface builder, and understand Swift.
Now, be ready to take your iOS Development to the next level. Join the new iOS & Swift Animation course to learn to bring life to your application
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|Section 1: Getting Started|
Class Requirements : what you need
Class Requirements : what you should know
Class Objectives & PresentationPreview
Project Files & Assets
|Section 2: UIView Animations|
Starter Projects (download)
Hello World App OverviewPreview
Animating Hello World
animateWithDuration() Class method
Delay & Completion Parameter
UIView Objects & Animatable Properties
Random Quote App Overview
To get started, download the starter project from the right-side panel.
Displaying Quotes - IBAction
forismatic API usage
Fading Quotes In and OutPreview
RGB Colors and UIColor()
Launchscreen & Login Form Animated (Spotify Brand)
Launch Screen - Visual Effect Blur
Spring Animations parameters
Adding Keyframe Animation
Animating the Login Form
UIView Animation APIs
|Section 3: Layer Animations|
Project Files (download)
Slot Machine App Overview
Spinning the Wheel
Emojis Unicode Table
Animating Play Button
Animation Easing Options
Gradient Animation - END
Playing Sound (AV Foundation)
System Sound Services Reference (Apple Reference)
Twitter SplashScreen IntroPreview
Twitter SplashScreen - Project Files
Reveal and Animation with iCore Animation
|Section 4: Custom View Controllers Transition|
Project Files (download)
Creating a Segue Class
UIStoryboardSegue Class Reference
Perform & Animate Segue
UIViewControllerTransitioningDelegate Protocol Reference
dismissViewControllerAnimated:completion: (Apple Reference)
Overview & ProjectFilesPreview
CollectionView Data Source
Adding Photos to Library
Pictures Collection - Like Instagram!
Customizing the Picture Gallery - Data Source
UIViewControllerAnimatedTransitioning Protocol Reference
Container View & Transition Context
Custom View Controller Transition
|Section 5: Building a Weather App|
Project Files (download)
Api Calls & Weather Forecast Data
OpenWeatherMap API Documentation
Get Weather Data (JSON response)
Animating the Table Rows
5-day Weather Forecast
Fade In & Out Transition
Cross Fade Animation
Conclusion & Final Words
My name is Sandy. I am a freelance Web Designer and Developer based out of Toronto, in Ontario, Canada.
I love creating beautiful, professional and user-friendly websites using the Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash to name a few.
Also, I am keen on Web marketing, Web analytics, Visual Design, Video Editing, Photography and WordPress development.
On top of being a Udemy instructor, I am an avid learner of new technologies and digital stuff.