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Swift for Experienced Objective-C Programmers

SWFT-110 (3 Days)
4.33 out of 5 (3 reviews)  

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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

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

Swift Programming Training 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 OS X apps using Swift
  • Learn how Swift supports object-oriented development principles
  • Become familiar with the advanced features of the Swift language

Swift Programming Training 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
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

SWFT-110

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

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

Training Materials:

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

Software Requirements:

  • Mac running OS X 10.11.5 or later, with 4 GB RAM or more
  • Xcode 8 (available for free from the Apple App Store) 

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877 849 1850
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866 566 1228
International:
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