Course Number: SWFT-110

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Swift Programming Training Overview

Accelebrate's Swift training course introduces experienced Objective-C programmers to the Swift language for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch. During the course, attendees complete activities that include building apps for both the iOS and OS X platforms.  

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Programming courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Understand the advantages of the Swift language and how it differs from Objective-C
  • Gain experience using Swift’s data types and standard library
  • Build iOS and macOS apps using Swift
  • Learn how Swift supports object-oriented development principles
  • Become familiar with the advanced features of the Swift language

Prerequisites

  • All attendees must have extensive experience with the Objective-C programming language
  • Previous experience building macOS or iOS applications using Xcode is assumed

Outline

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Introduction
  • Goals of the Swift Language
  • Swift vs. Objective-C
  • Interactive Playgrounds
  • Swift Package Manager
Swift Basics
  • Statements
  • Constants and Variables
  • Type Annotations
  • Type Safety and Inference
  • Type Aliases
Accelerated Language Concepts
  • Types
  • Operators
  • Strings and Characters
  • Control Flow
Collection Types
  • Mutability
  • Tuples
  • Arrays
  • Array Literals
  • Dictionaries
  • Dictionary Literals
Functions
  • Parameters and Return Values
  • Parameter Names
  • Default Parameter Values
  • Variadic Parameters
  • In-Out Parameters
  • Function Types
  • Nested Functions
Closures
  • Closure Expression Syntax
  • Trailing Closures
  • Capturing Values
Enumerations
  • Syntax
  • Switch Statement
  • Associated Values
Classes and Structures
  • Properties
  • Lazy Stored Properties
  • Property Observers
  • Instance Methods
  • Type Methods
  • Subscripts
  • Inheritance
  • Overriding
  • Type Casting
  • Initialization
  • Initializer Chaining
  • Deinitialization
  • Nested Types
  • Extensions
Automatic Reference Counting (ARC)
  • Introduction
  • Reference Cycles
  • Weak References
  • Unowned References
Optionals
  • Forced Unwrapping
  • Binding
  • Implicitly Unwrapped Optionals
  • Optional Chaining
Protocols
  • Syntax
  • Requirements
  • Protocols as Types
  • Delegation
  • Collections
  • Inheritance
  • Composition
Generics
  • Generic Functions
  • Type Parameters
  • Generic Types
  • Constraints
  • Associated Types
Debugging
  • Assertions
  • LLDB and the Swift REPL
  • Advanced Swift Debugging in LLDB
Interoperability
  • Interacting with Objective-C APIs
  • Interaction with C APIs
  • Mixing Swift and Objective-C
  • Migrating an Objective-C Project to Swift
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Swift training students receive a textbook, lab instruction manual, and a course workbook.

Software Requirements:

  • Mac running the current or immediately previous version of macOS, with 8 GB RAM or more
  • The latest version of Xcode (available for free from the Apple App Store)


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