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iOS App Development: Data Persistence with Core Data

Learn about how to incorporate data persistence with core data into iOS app development with this free online course.

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This free online iOS App Development course focuses on Data Persistence with Core Data and will give you a comprehensive introduction to the main tools and concepts of using data persistence in your projects. You will learn how to build an iOS application with persistent data, work with the Core Data framework, learn the functions of the Managed Object Model, Managed Object Context, Persistent Store Coordinator, and more!
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    3-4 Hours
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iOS app development is a fast-moving and lucrative industry. Data persistence is one of the key fundamental concepts that needs to be understood in order to become a successful developer. This course demonstrates exactly how to incorporate data persistence into your projects and utilise its benefits in your applications. Learners will study how to create persistent data using Core Data.

This course begins by giving an introduction to data persistence, the managed object model, the managed object context and the persistent store. This course focuses on creating the Goal post app and continues by exploring view controller extensions, fetching data from the persistent store, working with arrays and overriding animations with Core Animation Transitions. This course lays a perfect foundation for exploring more advanced iOS development topics. Data persistence is a key feature and is extremely useful in creating robust applications.

If you're interested in iOS app development or similar areas, or if you're an IT professional seeking to learn a new skill, then this course is an ideal starting point in mastering data persistence. With this course, the topics are explained clearly and concisely in just 3 hours. Start this course today and give your iOS app development skills a real boost!

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Outline how to build a iOS application with persistent data
  • Describe working with the Core Data framework
  • List the functions of the Managed Object Model, Managed Object Context and Persistent Store Coordinator
  • Define static data
  • Discuss working with the Core Data Entity
  • Create extensions for UIViewControllers and iOS components
  • Outline how to override default animation with Core Animation Transitions
  • Discuss how to fetch requests with the Managed Object Context


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