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Diving Deep into Swift [Integrated Course]

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Learn
  • Learn advanced protocol-oriented programming
  • Create original custom operator and operator methods
  • Understand and extend standard library collections and protocols
  • Learn flow control tricks
  • Get introduced to Carthage, Swift Package Manager, and particular CocoaPods
  • Become acquainted with Cocoa and the Objective-C legacy of Apple’s platforms
About

Swift is a general-purpose, multi-paradigm, compiled programming language developed by Apple Inc. for iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS, and Linux.

This course takes you deep into the Swift language. It aims to take you beyond the fluency you need for everyday Swift development, and towards becoming a true master and understand how the language works at a deep level.

You will learn Swift development, mostly using Xcode on Apple platforms, along with the ability to port your knowledge to Ubuntu Linux. You will learn stylish tricks to write elegant, professional and powerful Swift code.

With this Swift course, you will have a working understanding of how the Objective-C heritage of Apple’s platforms shapes many of its APIs. This is essential knowledge to take you past from an intermediate level into true mastery.

By the end of this course, you will be working heavily with Xcode, and will be ready to tackle graphical user interface development on macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS. Finally, you will be ready to build your own Swift applications with ease

Key Features

  • Understand in-depth Swift’s memory management system
  • Learn to use various concurrency managements systems in Apple’s Foundation
  • Start using CocoaPods to integrate third-party libraries into your projects
  • Learn how to integrate low-level C language libraries into your Swift projects
  • Develop a basic understanding of the Objective-C heritage of most of Apple’s frameworks
  • Develop web applications using the Vapor framework

Who this course is for

You need to have a fluency in Swift’s fundamentals to take this course. You should already be able to write Swift code quite comfortably. However, if you aren’t satisfied with being just a good developer, and if you want to take the extra steps to become a true master, then this is the right course for you.

Features
  • Understand in-depth Swift’s memory management system
  • Learn to use various concurrency managements systems in Apple’s Foundation
  • Start using CocoaPods to integrate third-party libraries into your projects
  • Learn how to integrate low-level C language libraries into your Swift projects
  • Develop a basic understanding of the Objective-C heritage of most of Apple’s frameworks
  • Develop web applications using the Vapor framework
Course Length 1 hour 39 minutes
ISBN 9781788394437
Date Of Publication 31 Oct 2017

Authors

Jonathan Crooke

Jonathan Crooke has been a professional iOS developer since 2009. He has worked on applications with userbases in the millions, from media and social media applications to e-commerce, learning, and productivity applications for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, for companies such as SoundCloud, EyeEm, Memrise, and Zalando. He has followed the development of iOS iPhoneOS 3.0 and has written popular open source tools, spoken at conferences, and taught and shared his skills with learners. He will show you how to get started, and start getting results immediately!