Firestore iOS | Course Description | Alison

Create iOS Apps Using Firestore

Learn how to create iOS apps using Firestore with this free online iOS app development course.

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This free online iOS app development course will show you how to design cutting-edge apps for iOS using Firestore. You will learn how Firestore can help give your iOS app a competitive edge with it's easy to manage real-time end databases. You will also learn how to retrieve data and use observers and one-time fetches as well as filter, sort and update documents, and authenticate users using Firebase SDK.
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    3-4 Hours
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In this course you will learn how to create a Firebase project, which involves using Google P-lists and the Cocoapod add-on. The project app in this course utilises Firebase's Firestore system. Firestore makes it easy to manage a real-time back-end database and the tools and resources are helpful to many app developers.

The course begins by introducing you to the structure and architecture of using Firestore. You will learn how to add documents to the database, using various methods. The course teaches you how to retrieve data using observers and one-time fetches and how to filter, sort and update documents. Next, the course shows you how to authenticate users using the Firebase SDK, specifically using email and password. You will learn about doing transactions and multiple reads and writes at one time.

In addition, in this course you will learn how to apply security rules - lock down specific paths, collections or documents - based on whether you are an authenticated user or another user. The course shaows you how data is sorted and categorised and how real-time updates can be used. You will learn how to develop a 'like star' feature that updates successfully, and to develop authentication and log in/log out features.

If you want to design cutting-edge apps for iOS, getting familiar with Firestore technology will give you a competitive edge. Using this technology means you can be confident you are using the best development software and receive the support of important players such as Apple and Google. The DevSlopes instructor in this video-based course is a top programmer in the industry, so why not learn from the best? Start learning how to create iOS apps today!


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Learning Outcomes

Having completed ths course ou will be able to:

  • Create and save data to a Firestore database
  • Develop log in and create user features for an iOS app
  • Explain Firestore transactions
  • Develop user specific security rules
  • Develop an options menu to edit and delete posts
  • Explain how a gesture recogniser is used


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