Professional iOS Chat App with Social Login using Firebase 3
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Professional iOS Chat App with Social Login using Firebase 3

Learn to build high-quality, full-function iOS chat apps to serve millions of users.
5.0 (246 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
3,434 students enrolled
Last updated 3/2017
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Includes:
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • FREE preview first HALF of the course including social login with Firebase 3 and complete front-end in Swift.
  • Build professional iOS chat apps which can be published on the app store right away to serve millions of users.
  • Best coding practices and intuitive, high-level thinking to become a great iOS developer
  • Master Firebase 3 for realtime iOS apps.
  • Design attractive UI for iOS apps.
  • Use Firebase to Implement a complete authentication system supporting social login such as Google Sign-In.
  • Master Firebase storage and synchronization features to store and synchronize media data for realtime applications.
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Requirements
  • You need a Mac, with XCode 7 installed (which is free).
  • You should know Swift 2.3 basic.
Description

Half of this awesome course is FREE

We are happy to offer a half of the course for FREE. We strongly recommend you to go through the free lectures before deciding to join us. :D

This course is about becoming professional

This course teaches you to build a complete messaging app at an industry-standard level, which can be published on the app store right away to serve millions of people. The course spirit is to equips you with good coding practices and intuitive, high-level thinking, which are crucial in becoming a professional developer.

You will build the must-have feature backed by the must-learn framework

In this course, you’ll learn to build a pretty, full-function messaging app which lets users sign in with their social network accounts, and send text, photo, and video messages. During the course, you’ll learn how to use Firebase to handle real-time data and synchronize media data such as photos and videos. The course also helps you to easily integrate chat functionality into your own apps, which is a must in publishing an app these days.

You know the what and why of every single line of code

The course equips you with good coding practices and intuitive, high level thinking, which are crucial in becoming a decent developer. Each module or lecture starts with a clear roadmap to help you see the big picture and how each element fits in. Every step or line of code is well-motivated and followed by intuitive explanations. At anytime during the course, you will be able to fully aware of what you are doing and why you are doing that.

You will master the hottest backend service and messaging library in the hottest programming language

In this course, we'll teach you to build a full-function iOS messaging app using the JSQMessagesViewController library. The app will be written in Swift programming language with the new Firebase backend. We focus on helping you to write clean and extensible code so that you can build your own chat apps with various database and backend services, or integrate the chat functionality into your own apps.

JSQMessagesViewController is a open-source iOS messaging library that becomes increasingly popular recently. It offers ready-to-use messaging features which can be easily integrated into your apps. You'll learn to use JSQMessagesViewController to build complete chat apps that allow users to send media messages such as photos and videos with thumbnails.

Firebase is a mobile-backend-as-a-service that provides several features for building powerful mobile apps. Firebase has three core services: a realtime database, user authentication and hosting. With the Firebase iOS SDK, you can use these services to build powerful apps without writing a single line of server code.

Firebase offers unlimited possibilities to sync your apps data to the cloud for storing and protection. When a Firebase database updates, all connected users receive updates in realtime automatically. With Firebase, power is in your hands - without learning other languages or frameworks.

Who is the target audience?
  • Who know a bit of iOS programming but still don't know how to build a complete, viable iOS app.
  • Anyone who wants to learn iOS programming.
  • Anyone who wants to turn ideas into professional apps that can serve millions of users.
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Curriculum For This Course
26 Lectures
03:58:59
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SWIFT 3 Source Code [Fully Updated]
1 Lecture 00:03
Download Swift 3 Source Code of The App Here.
00:03
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Build Chat Functionality with Fake Data
5 Lectures 43:06
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Handle Real-time Message Data with Firebase 3
11 Lectures 02:07:28
Handle real-time data with Firebase: storing and retrieving
08:40

Pull data from Firebase the right way
05:52

Upload and retrieve text messages with Firebase 3
10:43

What is Firebase Storage?
08:19

Save photo and video data to the Firebase 3 with the Firebase Storage
22:07

Retrieve photo and video messages from Firebase 3
10:28

User logout with Firebase 3
06:34

Structure user database and identify incoming-outgoing messages
09:18

Properly construct user database and display user information on chat view
18:12

In this lecture, we'll learn to asynchronously handle heavy tasks in the background to make the app run more smoothly.

Efficiently handle image data: Asynchronization
19:51

Asynchronization is hard; let's use third-party libraries
07:24
About the Instructor
The Zero2Launch Team
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3,434 Students
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Johns Hopkins University

The Zero2Launch Team develops high-quality programming courses around topics in mobile development including iOS, Android, Responsive Web Design and other emerging technologies.

We are coding geeks from the elite Johns Hopkins University, which ranks 11th on the 2017 U.S. News & World Report list of the Best Global Universities Rankings. We know how to teach you to code.