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Introduction to Unit Testing in iOS App Development

Learn about Protocol Oriented Programming, Unit Testing and UI testing with this free online iOS app development course.

Mobile Apps
Free Course
This free online course builds upon your knowledge of iOS and Swift, and delves into more advanced topics such as Protocol Oriented Programming, Reactive Programming, unit testing, UI testing and the Vision Framework. iOS development is a fast-growing industry and having the skills to create robust applications is integral in becoming a successful developer so start the course today and gain valuable new skills in iOS app development.
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    Devslopes

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

iOS app development is a booming industry. Having the ability to create industry standard, robust applications is seen as a huge benefit to employers. This course begins by introducing you to the concept of Unit Testing in programming and highlights the importance of it in iOS development.

The course then outlines how unit testing is the breaking down of code into separate components and testing each individual component to ensure each performs as designed. You will also learn about working with test-driven development, code refactoring, what defines a good test, the A TRIP acronym and Xcode's unit testing platform - XCTest. 

If you are interested in a career in app development, or you are a professional looking to learn new skills, then this is the course for you. The topics are explained clearly and concisely and you will learn about their real-life applications. Start this free online 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:


  • Define unit testing and its role in application development
  • List the different types of components and features that can be targeted with unit tests
  • Outline how to work with Xcodes unit testing platform - XCTest
  • Describe the different unit test methods and their uses
  • Illustrate how to perform unit tests on asynchronous operations
  • Explain performance testing and how to implement it

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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