iOS 8 Development: Introduction to Building Apps LiveLessons (Video Training)
By Joe Keeley
Publisher: Pearson
Final Release Date: October 2014
Run time: 9 hours 18 minutes

Description
 
iOS 8 Development: Introduction to Building Apps LiveLessonsteaches viewers everything they need to know to build their first application using iOS 8. The most important components of a successful iOS application are introduced. After an in-depth overview of iOS 8 features, including common iOS patterns, views and controls, and navigation basics, viewers learn how to work with storyboards, implement and debug Auto Layout, add custom interactions to applications, use tables inside applications, and much more.

About the Instructor
Joe Keeleyis the CTO of Dragon Forged Software, Project Lead at Empirical Software, and coauthor of the book iOS Components and Frameworks(Addison-Wesley, 2013). Joe works on Resolve and Slender from Dragon Forged Software and has built a number of very successful apps for clients. Before getting into iOS development, Joe worked on enterprise software installations at companies including Apple, AMD, Vistar, Intelligent Electronics, and Ahold USA/Stop and Shop.

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

What You Will Learn

  • How to plan and design a basic application using Storyboard
  • How to create dynamic visual interfaces with Auto Layout
  • How to add interactions and tables to customize your application
  • How to connect your app with the outside world
  • How to add animation to your application

Who Should Take This Course

  • Developers looking for a practical introduction to iOS 8 application development

Course Requirements

  • Familiarity with Objective-C language
  • Familiarity with basic application development concepts

 
Table of Contents
 
Lesson 1: Overview of iOS
1.1 Understand what is needed to get started
1.2 Identify common iOS patterns
1.3 Grasp the basics of navigation
1.4 Understand view controllers
1.5 Understand views
1.6 Understand controls
1.7 Understand events
 
Lesson 2: Starting Your App with Storyboard
2.1 Add view controllers to a storyboard
2.2 Add views and controls to view controllers
2.3 Implement storyboard segues and transitions
2.4 Customize views and controls
2.5 Set up static tables

Lesson 3: Auto Layout
3.1 Understand the basics of Auto Layout
3.2 Use Auto Layout in Interface Builder
3.3 Implement Auto Layout programmatically
3.4 Debug Auto Layout
 
Lesson 4: Adding Interactions to Your App
4.1 Respond to button taps
4.2 Handle text entry and display
4.3 Display text in preferred font
4.4 Select and display images
4.5 Utilize gesture recognizers

Lesson 5: Using Tables in Your App
5.1 Display dynamic content in tables
5.2 Respond to table interactions
5.3 Create custom table cells
5.4 Implement forms with tables
 
Lesson 6: Connecting to the Outside World
6.1 Make a network call
6.2 Parse a JSON response
6.3 Upload and download images
6.4 Save data using simple approaches

Lesson 7: Animating Your App
7.1 Perform basic view animations
7.2 Animate Auto Layout views
7.3 Use basic transition animations
7.4 Animate inserting and removing table cells
7.5 Use UIKit Dynamics

Lesson 8: Xcode Features
8.1 Experiment with Swift playgrounds
8.2 Manage project images in Asset Manager
8.3 Build and run unit tests
8.4 Use source control integration
8.5 Understand the Capabilities tab
8.6 Distribute your app
 
Lesson 1: Overview of iOS
Learn the basic iOS patterns and understand the concepts of navigation, views, controllers, controls, and events.
 
Lesson 2: Starting Your App with Storyboard
Learn to add view controllers to a storyboard, implement storyboard segues and transitions, customize views and controls, and set up static tables.

Lesson 3: Auto Layout
Learn Auto Layout basics, how to use Auto Layout in Interface Builder, how to implement Auto Layout programmatically, and how to debug Auto Layout.
 
Lesson 4: Adding Interactions to Your App
Learn how to respond to button taps, handle text entry and display, display text in preferred font, display images, and work with gesture recognizers.

Lesson 5: Using Tables in Your App
Learn how to display dynamic content in tables, respond to table interactions, create custom table cells, and implement forms with tables.
 
Lesson 6: Connecting to the Outside World
Learn how to make a network call, parse a JSON response, upload and download images, and save data.

Lesson 7: Animating Your App
Learn how to perform basic animations, animate Auto Layout views, use basic transition animations, animate table cell insertion and removal, and work with UIKIT Dynamics.

Lesson 8: Xcode Features
Experiment with Swift playgrounds, manage project images in Asset Manager, build and run unit tests, use source control integration, work with the Capabilities tab, and distribute your application.

About LiveLessons Video Training
 
The LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home and Office Technologies, Business and Management, and more. View all LiveLessons on InformIT at: http://www.informit.com/livelessons

LiveLessons Video Training series publishes hundreds of hands-on, expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. This professional and personal technology video series features world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, Home and Office Technologies, Business and Management, and more. View all LiveLessons on InformIT at http://www.informit.com/imprint/series_​detail.aspx?ser=2185116

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