iOS Development using Objective-C and Xcode 10

MBL-136 (5 Days)

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Overview

This iOS Development using Objective-C and Xcode 10 training class teaches developers how to develop and maintain native iOS applications in Objective-C for iPhone and iPad. Attendees learn basic and advanced skills in UI design and application development using Xcode.

Location and Pricing

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In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

All students will learn how to:

  • Understand syntax, types, and flow control of Obj-C
  • Perform Unit Testing with XCTest
  • Integrate UI Design with Interface Builder
  • Use blocks for passing code
  • Utilize collections for storing data
  • Understand protocols for defining roles
  • Implement categories to extend classes
  • Incorporate design Patterns to bind them all

Outline

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Introduction
Getting Started
  • Intro to Obj-C
  • Data Types, Variables & Constants
  • Strings, Numbers, Bools
  • Literals
  • Type Casting
  • nil
Unit Testing
  • Introduction
  • XCTest Framework
  • Asserts
  • Performance Testing
  • Xcode Service
More Objective-C: Flow Control
  • Loops
  • Switch
  • Logical Operators
UI with Interface Builder
  • Introduction
  • View Controllers
  • Views
  • Outlets
  • Actions
More Objective-C: Functions
  • Parameters
  • Return Values
  • Blocks
  • Completion Handler
Debugging
  • Introduction
  • Breakpoints
  • Debug Gauges
More Objective-C: Objects and Memory
  • Properties
  • Dot Notation
  • Automatic Reference Counting (ARC)
  • Object Initialization
Windows and Views
  • View Types
  • Responder Chain
  • View Resizing
  • Screen Size Considerations
  • Autosizing
  • Auto Layout
More Objective-C: Collections
  • Arrays
  • Sets
  • Dictionaries
  • Enumerations
Asset Management
  • Asset Catalogs
  • App Icon
More Objective-C: Beyond Basics
  • Protocols
  • Categories
  • Blocks
Application Patterns
  • Model-View-Controller (MVC)
  • Model-View-Presenter (MVP)
  • Model-View-View-Model (MVVM)
  • Target-Action Pattern
  • Subclassing
  • Delegation
  • Protocol Oriented Programming (POP)
Storyboards
  • Introduction
  • Scenes
  • Segues
  • Moving Data Between Controllers
Navigation Controller
  • Introduction
  • Root View Controller
  • Navigation
  • Segues and Passing Data
UI Design
  • Constraints
  • Missing/Insufficient Constraints
  • Misplaced Views
  • Conflicting Constraints
  • Content Hugging, Compression Resistance
Table Views
  • Overview
  • Delegates and Data Sources
  • Table Styles
  • Cell Styles
  • Prototype View Cells
  • Navigation
  • Static Table Views
Universal Apps
  • Introduction
  • UI Considerations
  • Full Screen
  • UI Variants
UIPicker View
Directories and Files
  • Introduction
  • Obj-C Classes
  • Pathnames
  • Directories
  • Files
  • File I/O
  • UserDefaults
CoreData
  • Introduction
  • Entities
  • Relationships
  • Code Generation
Multitouch, Taps and Gestures
  • Touches
  • Gestures
  • Gesture Recognizers
Drawing
  • Introduction
  • Points, Coordinates, Pixels
Animation
  • CoreAnimation
  • Animation Blocks
  • Transformations
App States
  • Introduction
  • AppDelegate
  • Considerations and Limitations
  • Background Execution
Notifications
  • Overview
  • Permission
  • Local Notifications
  • Push Notifications
  • Notification Center
CoreLocation
  • Basics
  • Location Accuracy
  • Distance Filter
  • Location Updates
  • Calculating Distances
MapKit
  • Introduction
  • MKMapView
  • Regions
  • Map Type
  • Location
  • Annotations
Concurrency
  • Introduction
  • Grand Central Dispatch (GCD)
Networking
  • Reachability
  • Synchronous Downloads
  • Asynchronous Downloads
  • GET and POST Requests
  • JSON
Localization
  • Introduction
  • Resources
  • Language and Region
  • Translation Considerations
Running on a Physical Device
  • Developer Account
  • Development Certificate
  • Registering the Device
  • Build for Device
Performance and Power Optimization
  • Introduction
  • Measuring Performance
  • Memory Considerations
  • Networking Considerations
Deployment
  • Icons and Launch Storyboard
  • Archiving
  • Distribution
  • iTunes Connect
Debugging
  • LLDB and Custom Breakpoints
  • Stack Trace
  • Thread Inspection
  • View Hierarchy Debugger
API Design
  • Server calls
  • Completion Blocks
  • User Feedback
  • Handling UI Updates
  • Notification Center
Instruments
  • Leaks
  • CPU/Performance
Threading
  • Operation subclassing
  • Concurrent Queues
  • Serial Queues
  • OperationQueue vs GCD
  • Semaphore-based Locking
Swift and Obj-C
  • Interoperability
  • Bridging Header
  • Swift from Obj-C
  • Obj-C from Swift
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

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Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

MBL-136

Duration:

5 Days

Prerequisites:

  • Prior Object-Oriented Programming experience in Java, Objective-C, C#, or C++
  • Mac OS usage experience

Training Materials:

All iOS students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Mac running macOS 10.13 or later with at least 8GB RAM
  • Xcode (latest)
  • Lab files that Accelebrate would provide

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