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Developing iOS 8 Apps with Swift

by Stanford

This course material is only available in the iTunes U app on iPhone or iPad.

Course Description

Updated for iOS 8 and Swift. Tools and APIs required to build applications for the iPhone and iPad platforms using the iOS SDK. User interface design for mobile devices and unique user interactions using multi-touch technologies. Object-oriented design using model-view-controller paradigm, memory management, Swift programming language. Other topics include: animation, mobile device power management, multi-threading, networking and performance considerations.

Prerequisites: C language and object-oriented programming experience exceeding Programming Abstractions level, and completion of Programming Paradigms.

Recommended: UNIX, graphics, databases.

Offered by Stanford's School of Engineering.

For more online learning opportunities, please visit Stanford Online.

Customer Reviews

First Rate!

Paul really knows his stuff! Great instructor. Great course. Highly recommend this as an intro to iOS development.

Good introduction to Swift and iOS 8

This is the best introduction to Swift and iOS 8 programming that’s out there. The professor shows a depth of knowledge that is remarkable and he is able to convey his knowledge to his students in an almost effortless manner. Highly recommended even for advanced software designers — you’ll definitely learn something new.


Thank you Paul for your hard work and determination. I feel hungry to learn, foolish to spend my hours and days.