About this Course

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Skills you will gain

iOS App DevelopmentComputer ProgrammingXcodeObjective-C

Learner Career Outcomes

12%

started a new career after completing these courses

30%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

43%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 19 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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University of California, Irvine

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Get Ready. Get Set. Go!

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 114 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Tools (Video)12m
Your First App (Video)17m
Xcode Tour (Video)8m
What programming does (Video)11m
Peer Review 01 (Video)3m
Variables and Types (Video)15m
Conditionals (Video)18m
Command-line project (Video)8m
Loops (Video)12m
4 readings
Course Syllabus10m
Getting Help10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
Peer Review Assignment # 1 – Make Your First iOS App10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Functions, Scopes and Encapsulation - oh my!

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 89 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Functions 2 (Video)7m
Scope (Video)13m
Frames and Recursion (Video)19m
Structs (Video)15m
Peer Review 02 (Video)23m
1 reading
Peer Review Assignment # 2 – Unit Conversion App10m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Object Lesson

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 123 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Pointers (Video)17m
Heap Memory (Video)22m
Message Passing (Video)16m
Properties (Video)16m
Peer Review 03 (Video)38m
1 reading
Peer Review Assignment # 3 – Currency Conversion App10m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

System Libraries to the Rescue

6 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 249 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
NSString (Video)15m
Using NSString (Video)13m
NSArray (Video)26m
NSSet (Video)16m
NS Dictionary (Video)16m
Mutables (Video)24m
ARC (Video)16m
Callbacks and Blocks (Video)34m
Inheritance (Video)17m
Peer Review 04 (Video)48m
1 reading
Peer Review Assignment # 4 – Distance Calculation App10m

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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