iPhone and iPad Development using iOS 8 and Xcode 6 Training Course

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Duration Duration

35 hours (usually 5 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

C and HTML programming experience.

This course can only be run on Intel based Apple hardware such as a MacBook or a Mac Mini. Delegates need to have registered with Apple and have an Apple ID which is required to download software.

Overview Overview

This 5 day course is for developers who want to learn how to develop applications for iPhone and iPad running iOS 7 or 8. The course is hands on and shows how to develop applications from scratch in Objective-C and HTML using the Xcode 5 or 6 IDE. 

Course Outline Course Outline

Development environment

  • Native versus Web based Applications
  • Development environment requirements
  • Xcode and the iOS SDK
  • Apple Developer registration
  • Reasons why Applications get rejected


  • The Xcode IDE
  • Objective-C basics
  • Foundation Framework
  • UIKit Framework
  • Classes, Class Interfaces and Class Implementations
  • Instance Variables
  • Properties
  • Methods
  • Creating objects

Xcode iOS Projects

  • Human Interface Guidelines
  • Creating an iOS project
  • Running on simulator and real devices
  • Memory management
  • Strong and weak references

Design Patterns and Frameworks

  • Using Design Patterns
  • Cocao Touch Framework
  • Model View Controller (MVC) Pattern
  • Other Design Patterns
  • Protocols

Views and Design Layout

  • User Interface Views and Windows
  • Building User Interfaces
  • Automatic Layout

View Controllers

  • Using protocols for delegation
  • Creating and connecting outlets and actions
  • Working with user interface elements
  • Implementing controllers
  • Adding data and logic to the interface
  • Gestures

Working with data

  • Saving and retrieving user data
  • File system sandbox
  • Archiving
  • Usign SQLite
  • Core Data Framework

Navigation Controllers and Storyboards

  • Multiple Views
  • Tabbed View Controller
  • Using the storyboard tool
  • Static and dynamic prototype tables
  • Navigation Controller

Web Services

  • URL Request and URL Connection
  • Getting data from the server
  • REST
  • JSON

Distributing Applications

  • Moving applications to a device for testing
  • Getting an application into AppStore

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From $11950
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From $8450
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 $11950 $8450
2 $6925 $5100
3 $5250 $3983
4 $4413 $3425
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Upcoming Courses

VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote / Classroom]
BC, Vancouver - YaletownMon, Nov 14 2016, 9:30 am$8450 / $12450
ON, London - London City CentreMon, Nov 14 2016, 9:30 am$8450 / $12100
ON, Scarborough – 10 Milner Business CourtMon, Nov 14 2016, 9:30 am$8450 / $12100
ON, Oakville - Glen AbbeyMon, Nov 14 2016, 9:30 am$8450 / $12100
NS, Halifax - Hampton InnMon, Nov 14 2016, 9:30 am$8450 / $12450

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