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Mastering Maps and Location-based Apps in iOS

In this free online course learn how to add location and map functionality using location-based apps in iOS.

Mobile Apps
Free Course
Would you like to learn how to add location and map functionality to your apps in iOS? This free online course covers creating applications that use location and map functionality, and introduces you to working with major iOS libraries/cocoapods such as CLLocation, Mapkit. Start this short course today and by the end of the week you will be able to add location and map functionality to any iOS app.
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    Devslopes

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This course is an introduction into how to implement location based features into your apps. A huge number of best-selling apps incorporate some level of location services such as Uber, Tinder and more. This topic offers a comprehensive overview of working with locations and map. You will learn how to make network requests, manage location and embed maps in apps using MapKit.

The course continues by working with core iOS objects such as CLLocation to handle location and altitude data of a device. You will also learn how to install and utilise Cocoapods such as Alamofire and AlamofireImage to download images from URLs.

If you’re interested in iOS app development as a future career, or if you’re an IT professional seeking to improve your iOS skills, then understanding location services is an integral part of mastering iOS. This course offers key iOS app development skills for learners who wish to use location features in their applications. This course takes learners from the basics of working with location to building a fully functional application that can download images from any chosen location. With this free course, you’ll learn these vital skills in just 3 hours. So start this course today, and by the end of week you’ll have an excellent new skill!

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:


  • Describe how to implement location-based features in your applications
  • Describe how to embed maps in apps using MapKit
  • Explain how to work with CLLocation
  • Illustrate how to make network requests
  • Describe how to install Cocoapods
  • Describe the use of the 3D peek and pop
  • Explain the functions of Alamofire and AlamofireImage in the Pixel City app
  • Explain how to pull data from the Flickr API

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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