Diploma in Advanced iOS and Swift

Gain the skills to create efficient, robust applications and become a successful iOS app developer.

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iOS development is a fast-growing industry. Having the skills to create efficient, robust applications is integral in becoming a successful developer. This free online course builds upon your knowledge of iOS and Swift, and delves into more advanced topics such as protocols, extensions, Protocol Oriented Programming, unit testing, UI testing and the Vision Framework. So start the course today and take your programming skills to another level.
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    10-15 Hours
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iOS app development is a booming industry. Having the ability to create industry standard, robust applications is seen as a huge benefit to employer's. This course demonstrates how to take your iOS development skills to the next level and learn advanced frameworks and techniques. You will be introduced to some of the more difficult design and development concepts and you will gain an understanding of how to create state-of-the-art applications.

The course begins by discussing advanced Swift 4 concepts such as enumerations, extensions, protocols and delegates. It then explores data structures, algorithms before delving into Protocol Oriented Programming and Reactive Programming design patterns. Finally, course concludes with modules on unit testing, UI Testing and Apple's Vision Framework. The course offers a perfect array of advanced topics to ensure you're ready to create a variety of applications to the industry standard.

If you're interested in becoming an advanced iOS developer or you are interested in working in the tech industry, then this course provides an ideal starting point on the road to employment. With this course, the topics are explained clearly and concisely and their application in real-life is outlined. Start this course today and gain the skills necessary to become an elite developer!

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Outline the use of extensions for existing classes, structures, enumerations or protocols
  • Identify and list different types of data structures
  • Describe the differences between a Heap and a Stack
  • Define Protocol Oriented Programming
  • Outline the use of Reactive Programming in iOS Development
  • Outline the difference between Protocol Oriented Programming and Object Oriented Programming
  • Explain the concepts of protocols, extensions and generics
  • Define unit testing and it's role in application development
  • Define what a recursive function is
  • List the various uses of Apple's Vision Framework


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