The iPhone combines technologies of smartphones and personal computing. With a multitouch screen, built-in accelerometer and virtual keyboard, the iPhone also requires the mobile application developer to adopt a vastly different software design philosophy. With over a billion mobile apps sold, iPhone Programming is a critical part of the future of mobile technology. This five day course teaches the attendee all aspects of iOS mobile app development


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

Please refer to course overview

  • Introduction and Setup

  • Joining the Apple iOS Developer Program
    Installing Xcode and the iOS SDK
    A Guided Tour of Xcode
    An Introduction to Xcode Playgrounds

  • Swift Programming Language

  • Swift Data Types, Constants, and Variables
    Swift Operators and Expressions
    Swift Flow Control
    The Swift Switch Statement
    Overview of Swift Functions
    The Basics of Object Oriented Programming in Swift
    Swift Subclassing and Extensions
    Arrays and Dictionary Collections in Swift
    Understanding Error Handling in Swift

  • Views, Layouts, and Storyboards

  • Creating an Interactive iOS App
    Auto Layout in iOS
    Working with iOS Auto Layout Constraints in Interface Builder
    Implementing iOS Auto Layout Constraints in Code
    Implementing Cross-Hierarchy Auto Layout Constraints in iOS
    Understanding the iOS Auto Layout Visual Format Language
    Using Size Classes to Design Adaptable Universal iOS User Interfaces
    Using Storyboards in Xcode
    Organizing Scenes over Multiple Xcode Storyboard Files
    Using Xcode Storyboards to Create an iOS Tab Bar Application
    Working with the iOS Stack View Class
    iOS Stack View Tutorial
    iOS Split View Master-Detail Example
    Multitasking in iOS
    Implementing a Page based iOS Application using UIPageViewController
    iOS UIPageViewController Application

  • Data Storage with Files, iCloud, and Databases

  • Working with Directories in Swift on iOS
    Working with Files in Swift on iOS
    iOS Directory Handling and File I/O in Swift
    Preparing an iOS App to use iCloud Storage
    Managing Files using the iOS UIDocument Class
    Using iCloud Storage in an iOS Application
    Synchronizing iOS Key-Value Data using iCloud
    iOS Database Implementation using SQLite
    SQLite based iOS Application using Swift and FMDB
    Working with iOS Databases using Core Data
    iOS Core Data
    Introduction to CloudKit Data Storage on iOS
    iOS CloudKit Example
    iOS CloudKit Subscription Example

  • Touch, Taps, and Gestures

  • An Overview of iOS Multitouch, Taps and Gestures
    iOS Touch, Multitouch and Tap Application
    Detecting iOS Touch Screen Gesture Motions
    Identifying Gestures using iOS Gesture Recognizers
    iOS Gesture Recognition
    iOS 3D Touch Force Handling
    iOS 3D Touch Quick Actions
    iOS 3D Touch Peek and Pop

  • Advanced View Options

  • Basic iOS Animation using Core Animation
    iOS UIKit Dynamics - An Overview
    Introduction to iOS Sprite Kit Programming
    iOS Sprite Kit Level Editor Game
    iOS Sprite Kit Collision Handling

  • Extensions

  • Introduction to Extensions in iOS
    iOS Today Extension Widget
    Creating an iOS Photo Editing Extension
    Creating an iOS Action Extension
    Receiving Data from an iOS Action Extension

  • Multimedia, Facebook, and Twitter

  • Accessing the iOS Camera and Photo Library
    iOS Camera Application
    iOS Video Playback using AVPlayer and AVPlayerViewController
    iOS Multitasking Picture in Picture Tutorial
    Playing Audio on iOS using AVAudioPlayer
    Recording Audio on iOS with AVAudioRecorder

  • The App Store

  • Preparing and Submitting an iOS Application to the App Store


Developers interested in working in the iPhone environment will benefit from this course.




While there are no prerequisites for this course, please ensure you have the right level of experience to be successful in this training.


Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)


Not Your Location? Change

Course Schedule:

To request a custom delivery, please chat with an expert.