Learning Swift: Building Apps for Macos, Ios, and Beyond (Paperback)

Learning Swift: Building Apps for Macos, Ios, and Beyond By Jonathon Manning, Paris Buttfield-Addison, Tim Nugent Cover Image

Learning Swift: Building Apps for Macos, Ios, and Beyond (Paperback)

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Get valuable hands-on experience with Swift, the open source programming language developed by Apple. With this practical guide, skilled programmers with little or no knowledge of Apple development will learn how to code with the latest version of Swift by developing a working iOS app from start to finish.

You'll begin with Swift programming basics--including guidelines for making your code "Swifty"--and learn how to work with Xcode and its built-in Interface Builder. Then you'll dive step-by-step into building and customizing a basic app for taking, editing, and deleting selfies. You'll also tune and test the app for performance and manage the app's presence in the App Store.

Divided into four parts, this book includes:

  • Swift 4 basics: Learn Swift's basic building blocks and the features of object-oriented development
  • Building the Selfiegram app: Build model objects and the UI for your selfie app and add location support, user settings, and notifications
  • Polishing Selfiegram: Create a theme and support for sharing and add custom views, image overlays, and localization
  • Beyond app development: Debug and performance test with Xcode, automate chores with Fastlane, and user-test the app with TestFlight
Jon Manning is a world renown iOS development trainer and writer, game designer and mobile software engineering wizard.He has co-authored two books on mobile development and enjoys re-implementing such things as OpenGL and the Objective-C runtime (in his spare time).Jon is also a researcher in Human-Computer Interaction working towards a PhD.Paris Buttfield-Addison is a producer and co-founder at Secret Lab, a mobile development studio based in beautiful Hobart, Australia. Secret Lab builds games for mobile devices, and primarily for children, such as the AIMIA winning (2014) ABC Play School apps for iPad.Paris formerly worked with Meebo (which was acquired by Google) as mobile product manager. He has a BA in History, and a PhD in Computing/HCI, and has written nearly a dozen technical, game design, and mobile development books, mostly for O'Reilly Media.Paris can be found on Twitter @parisba. He still thinks digital watches are a pretty neat idea.For more info visit Secret Lab or paris.id.au.Tim Nugent pretends to be a mobile app developer, game designer, PhD student, and now he even pretends to be an author. When he isn't busy avoiding being found out as a fraud, he spends most of his time designing and creating little apps and games he won't let anyone see. Tim spent a disproportionately long time writing this tiny little bio, most of which was spent trying to stick a witty sci-fi reference in, before he simply gave up. Tim can be found as @The_McJones on Twitter.
Product Details ISBN: 9781491987575
ISBN-10: 149198757X
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Date: May 8th, 2018
Pages: 376
Language: English