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Swift 5 for Absolute Beginners : Learn to Develop Apps for iOS, Paperback / softback Book

Swift 5 for Absolute Beginners : Learn to Develop Apps for iOS Paperback / softback


Stay motivated and overcome obstacles while learning to use Swift Playgrounds and Xcode 10.2 to become a great iOS developer.

This book, fully updated for Swift 5, is perfect for those with no programming background, those with some programming experience but no object-oriented experience, or those that have a great idea for an app but haven't programmed since school. Many people have a difficult time believing they can learn to write iOS apps.

Swift 5 for Absolute Beginners will show you how to do so.

You'll learn Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) and be introduced to User Interface (UI) design following Apple's Human Interface Guidelines (HIG) using storyboards and the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern before moving on to write your own iPhone and Apple Watch apps from scratch. What You'll LearnWork with Swift classes, properties, and functionsExamine proper User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) designUnderstand Swift data types: integers, floats, strings, and booleansUse Swift data collections: arrays and dictionariesReview Boolean logic, comparing data, and flow controlUse the Xcode debugger to troubleshoot problems with your appsStore data in local app preferences and Core Data databases Who This Book Is ForAnyone who wants to learn to develop apps for the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch using the Swift programming language.

No previous programming experience is necessary.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 360 pages, 272 Illustrations, black and white; XXI, 360 p. 272 illus.
  • Publisher: APress
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  • Category: Macintosh OS
  • ISBN: 9781484248676



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