Brian Surface

iOS Developer and Teacher

Brian is the founder and lead iOS Developer at Adamantium Mettle, L.L.C.. Brian has developed a number of apps for iOS and implemented several iOS and third party frameworks.Brian has built apps on popular platforms such as iCloud, Firebase, and Parse. He has tackled a number of challenges in app development and looks forward to passing on his knowledge and experience to other app developers. 

Brian got his start in app development being self-taught utilizing every resource available to include books, documentation, videos, and eventually a number of online courses. As a consummate e-learner Brian has experienced the good and the bad of online courses. Based on his vast experience in the e-learning realm he develops the curriculum and lectures based on best practices and proven techniques.  This allows Brian to create lessons that are concise, to the point, and avoiding all the technical jargon that can often over complicate concepts.

Brian's programming languages include Swift, Java, Python, HTML5, and CSS3. He is certified in Swift and Java by the Cambridge Certification Authority.  Brian's other interests include Cyber security as he is currently pursuing a certificate in Cyber security from Champlain College. Champlain College was Awarded the "Best Cyber Security Higher Education Program" by SC Magazine in 2013 and 2015. He is already incorporating this knowledge and skills into his courses.

In addition to the real world experience above Brian is a former educator with 14 years experience. Brian holds a Master's Degree in Education. He believes in step by step process with a keep it simple approach because why make something complicated if it doesn't have to be.

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