iOS 8 Programming Fundamentals with Swift: Swift, Xcode, and Cocoa Basics

iOS 8 Programming Fundamentals with Swift: Swift, Xcode, and Cocoa Basics

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Year: 2015

ISBN: 978-1491908907

File Size: 5.86 MB

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Book Description

Move into iOS development by getting a firm grasp of its fundamentals, including the Xcode IDE, the Cocoa Touch framework, and Swift-Apple’s new programming language. With this thoroughly updated guide, you’ll learn Swift’s object-oriented concepts, understand how to use Apple’s development tools, and discover how Cocoa provides the underlying functionality iOS apps need to have.

 

  • Explore Swift’s object-oriented concepts: variables and functions, scopes and namespaces, object types and instances
  • Become familiar with built-in Swift types such as numbers, strings, ranges, tuples, Optionals, arrays, and dictionaries
  • Learn how to declare, instantiate, and customize Swift object types-enums, structs, and classes
  • Discover powerful Swift features such as protocols and generics
  • Tour the lifecycle of an Xcode project from inception to App Store
  • Create app interfaces with nibs and the nib editor, Interface Builder
  • Understand Cocoa’s event-driven model and its major design patterns and features
  • Find out how Swift communicates with Cocoa’s C and Objective-C APIs

Once you master the fundamentals, you’ll be ready to tackle the details of iOS app development with author Matt Neuburg’s companion guide, Programming iOS 8.