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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 23 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Course are

  • Data Scientists
  • Software Engineers

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
7 hours to complete

Location, Locomotion and Motion

17 videos (Total 277 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
17 videos
Reverse Geocode Concept21m
Reverse Geocode Design4m
Reverse Geocode Case Study 0128m
Reverse Geocode Case Study 0210m
Intro to GeoFences18m
Simulating Location12m
GeoFence Case Study 0114m
GeoFence Case Study 0211m
GeoFence Case Study 0320m
GeoFence Case Study 0422m
Sensor Overview18m
Raw Acceleromter Case Study 0115m
Raw Acceleromter Case Study 0225m
Device Motion Case Study11m
Reference Frame Case Study29m
User Acceleration Case Study6m
2 readings
Course Overview10m
GeoFence Coupons Assignment Instructions10m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Lights and Sounds

5 videos (Total 58 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Light Sensor Case Study 0213m
Intro to Audio 0112m
System Sound Services Case Study13m
Intro to Audio 0211m
1 reading
Drum Kit Assignment Instructions10m
Week
3
6 hours to complete

Touch, Collision, Reaction

11 videos (Total 241 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Make Pong36m
Starting your game22m
Break-Out Case Study 0125m
Intro to Physics Engine23m
Break-Out Case Study 0211m
Intro to Multi-Touch Events17m
Break-Out Case Study 0322m
Intro to Collisions 0114m
Intro to Collisions 0225m
Break-Out Case Study 0425m
1 reading
Sprite Container Assignment Instructions10m
Week
4
5 hours to complete

Where the Action Is

7 videos (Total 136 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
SKActions Code Check21m
Animating Textures15m
Intro to Particle Systems15m
Particle System Code Check9m
Break-Out Case Study 0539m
Intro to Game Center27m
1 reading
Collision Effects Assignment Instructions10m
1 practice exercise
Final Exam56m
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Top reviews from Games, Sensors and Media

By KMDec 3rd 2017

By far the most fun of the specialization so far. Lots of things learned about coding game structures.

By PPMay 18th 2016

Very awesome class with thoroughly understandable step-by-step approach.

Instructors

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Don Patterson

Associate Professor
Informatics and Computer Science
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Sam Kaufman

Partner at Gradient

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the iOS Development for Creative Entrepreneurs Specialization

This Specialization focuses on the basics of iOS application development. You’ll gain the skills you need to create your own app, including fluency in Objective-C and UIKit and SpriteKit user interface concepts, and you’ll learn to leverage networking, security, audio, video, location, and sensor frameworks. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to create a networked game that leverages sensors on the phone to create a unique gaming experience, and that you can showcase in job applications and interviews or offer in the iTunes store....
iOS Development for Creative Entrepreneurs

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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