Mastering Server Side Swift Using Kitura
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Mastering Server Side Swift Using Kitura

Take your Swift skills to the Cloud!
4.4 (6 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.
1,050 students enrolled
Created by Mohammad Azam
Last updated 5/2017
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $195 Discount: 95% off
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Develop the backend service for their apps and websites using Kitura framework
  • Take their skills to the next level, utilizing the Swift language to create server side API's
  • Increase their bill rates since now they can build a complete backend using Kitura
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Requirements
  • You should be familiar with Swift Programming Language
  • You should be comfortable using Xcode. This course requires Xcode 8.2 and Swift 3.0
Description

Are you interested in learning how to write a complete backend API using Swift? 

Swift on the server is the future of iOS development. And now you can learn it from the comfort of your home.. in your own time.. without having to attend class. 

My name is Mohammad Azam, creator of many popular online courses including Mastering MapKit in iOS Using Swift and Creating Stickers and iMessages Applications in iOS 10 Using Swift 3. 

I have created over 2 dozens apps and some of my apps were even featured by Apple on the App Store. I have worked with fortune 500 companies as a lead iOS developer and helped them grow their business ten folds. At present I am a full time iOS Instructor at The Iron Yard where I teach users how to create amazing iOS applications. 

What’s stopping you from signing up to today?

You don't have enough time: Not a problem at all. We have designed the course so you can learn everything you need to know in less than 4 hours. In fact if you think that the course fell short on delivering topics then we will give you your MONEY BACK. 

Here are some of the reviews from our previous courses: 

"His course is AWESOME very detail instructions."

"Mohammad Azam has an excellent teaching style which makes it easy & fun to comprehend these Swift features in such a short course & he explains the concepts in more detail & clarity than most instructors. Plus, his videos are well prepared & he's very articulate. I hope he will create more courses."

"Excellent teaching. Just perfect!!!"

"Great course!! This is a great introduction to MapKit and the CoreLocation Framework for newbies like me." 

"I never used any server-side Swift before but watching this videos have made me realise how easy it was to setup and run server-side Swift. Brilliant! thanks Mohammad Azam for creating such a brilliant course!"

Buy this course today and this is what you’ll get. 

Firstly, I am using Xcode 8.2 with Swift 3.0 with this course. I will show you how to build real apps that consume the Kitura backend service. You will also learn how to use the templating engine of Kitura to create websites. 

"Very Good instructor and quick to answer questions. Enjoyed the lectures." 

The course is accompanied with all the code sample files. 

You will also receive a UNLIMITED support on Udemy forums. I am very active on forums and make sure that every questions is answered. 

Can you believe you get all this (and more) for just $195?

"Awesome class for really learning how to setup and implement MapKit in your iOS apps using swift. Def. one of the best classes I've taken on Udemy. Looking forward to more classes offered by Mohammad Azam. A++ class"

Why learn Server Side Swift?

Swift has taken the world of programming by storm. It is one of the most fastest growing languages available. Cloud computing is changing the world everyday and now you can use the power and the simplicity of the Swift language to create Cloud enabled applications. 

Kitura will allow you to create backend services which can be consumed by iOS, Android, Windows and Web Applications.

By using server side Swift using Kitura you will have complete control over your deployment process and strategy. 
Who is this for?

This course is for anyone who wants to take their skills to the next level. Server side Swift is a new technology and companies will be jumping on it in the future to create their backend systems. Server side Swift can also help you to earn higher salary since now you know how to write a complete backend from scratch.   

Is this course right for me?

Look: if you are still not convinced then I urge you to check out my 5 star reviews in other courses. I am a well known developer in the iOS community with a large following. I do a lot of speaking engagements in which I spread knowledge and education. 

If you are not satisfied with the course then I offer a 100% REFUND. I am confident that you will enjoy the course and you will utilize the knowledge you learned in this course in your future applications.

What are the requirements?

- A Mac Computer
- Xcode 8 or above and Swift 3.0
- Basic understanding of the Swift language and the iOS SDK - I'll teach you everything you need to know about server    side Swift using Kitura 

What am I going to get from this course?

Create backend services and API using server side Kitura framework
Remove the dependency on third party frameworks and non-iOS technologies 
Become a professional app developer, take freelance gigs and work from anywhere in the world
Bored with the same old, same old? Apply for a new job in a software company as an iOS developer
Who is the target audience?

Anyone who wants to be an app developer: This is a complete course, just like my Complete MapKit, iMessages and Swift courses.
Anyone who wants to learn to code: Server side Swift is the future and the future is right NOW.
Anyone who wants to understand how computers work: Learning to code is so much more than being able to make apps - knowing how computers work is your key to a hugely powerful world.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for app developers who want to learn Server Side Swift using Kitura
  • This course is for developers who want to take their skills to the next level
  • The course is for developers who wants to earn extra passive income on the side
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Curriculum For This Course
34 Lectures
03:15:26
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Welcome
6 Lectures 27:17

In this lecture, Mohammad Azam is going to introduce the overall structure and the content of the course. 

Preview 04:33

In this lecture students are going to learn the concepts between the server side Swift framework. 

Preview 03:55

This lecture look into different server side Swift frameworks available to iOS developers. 

Server Side Swift Frameworks
03:38

In this lecture students are going to learn how to setup a Kitura project from scratch. 

Setting Up Kitura Project
05:58

In this lecture students are going to learn how to make a request and get a response back from the Kitura server. 

Preview 04:13

In this lecture students are going to learn how to perform a GET and POST request. 

GET and POST Requests
05:00
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JSON
4 Lectures 22:05

In this lecture, students are going to learn about the structure of the JSON notation. 

Introduction to JSON
02:21

In this lecture students are going to learn how to return JSON from Kitura service. 

Returning JSON Data
05:48

This lecture explains how to convert custom classes to return JSON data. 

Custom Classes as JSON Data
07:27

In this lecture, students are going to learn how to return collection as JSON array. 

Custom Collection as JSON
06:29
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Reading User Data
4 Lectures 23:59

In this lecture, students are going to learn how to access parameters from the URL. 

Reading URL Parameters
05:31

In this lecture, students are going to learn how to read encoded form parameters using Kitura.  

Reading URL Encoded Form Parameters
04:57

This lecture explains how to read query string parameters using Kitura. 

Reading QueryString Parameters
06:15

In this lecture, students are going to learn how to read JSON parameters. 

Reading JSON
07:16
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SQLite Database Integration
5 Lectures 28:51

This lecture covers how to setup SQLite database.

Configuring SQLite Database
08:47

In this lecture, students are going to learn how to fetch records from the SQLite database. 

Fetching Records from the Database
07:53

This lecture explains how records can be inserted into the SQLite database. 

Inserting Records into Database
06:28

In this lecture, students are going to learn how to delete records from the SQLite database. 

Deleting Records from Database
04:52

This lecture includes the sample code for the project. 

Download Sample Code
00:51
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CouchDB Database Integration
7 Lectures 46:18

In this lecture, students are going to learn how to download and install CouchDB database. 

Downloading and Installing CouchDB Database
02:47

This lecture explains how to insert new records into the CouchDB database. 

Inserting Records into Database
09:32

In this lecture, students are going to learn how to retrieve records from the CouchDB database. 

Fetching Records from the Database
08:47

In this lecture, students are going to learn how to delete records from the CouchDB database. 

Deleting Records from Database
07:39

In this lecture, students are going to learn how to update records in the CouchDB database. 

Updating an Existing Record
06:46

In this lecture students are going to learn how to setup custom views in CouchDB database. 

Setting Up Custom Views in CouchDB
04:43

In this lecture, students are going to filter records using CouchDB custom views. 

Filtering Records Using Custom CouchDB Views
06:04
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Writing HTML
4 Lectures 24:35

In this lecture, students will learn how to create dynamic web pages using Stencil framework. Stencil pages are going to consume information from the Kitura service. 

Hello Stencil
05:59

This lecture explains how to pass model information from Kitura service to the Stencil web pages. 

Passing Swift Model to Stencil Templates
07:47

In this lecture, students are going to learn how to create reusable stencil templates. 

Creating Reusable Stencil Templates
04:15

In this lecture, students are going to learn how to create a master template which will serve as the base for all the other templates. 

Implementing Master Stencil Template
06:34
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Deployment
2 Lectures 17:43

In this lecture, students are going to download the tools necessary for deployment the Kitura service to IBM Bluemix server. 

Setting Up Tools for Deployment
05:08

In this lecture, students are going to trouble shoot all the deployment issues related with deploying to IBM Bluemix server and successfully deploy the service to the server. 

Deploying Kitura Service to IBM Bluemix
12:35
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 04:38

This lecture discusses our journey through the course and reflects what was covered.   

What did we learn?
01:52

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Bonus
02:46
About the Instructor
Mohammad Azam
4.3 Average rating
220 Reviews
6,981 Students
9 Courses
Apple Featured iOS Developer and iOS Instructor

My name is Mohammad Azam and I have been programming in iOS for the last 6+ years. Currently, I am teaching iOS at The Iron Yard academy, which is the world's largest coding bootcamp. Before joining The Iron Yard I have worked as a lead mobile developer for many large companies including Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, AIG and Valic. Currently, I am a senior developer at Blinds Dot Com, a Home Depot company. Before iPhone development I was leading projects in Microsoft ASP technology. I was also awarded the Microsoft MVP award five years in a row due to my contributions in the community.

I have also published several of my personal apps to the App Store including Vegetable Tree which was featured by Apple as the most beautiful gardening app on the App Store. I am a frequent speaker at local and national conferences and have authored many articles for many different development magazines.