Oct 31st 2016

iOS App Development Basics (Coursera)

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iOS App Development Basics, the second course in the iOS App Development with Swift specialization, expands your programming skills and applies them to authentic app development projects. The topics covered in this course include Xcode basics, Core iOS and Cocoa Touch frameworks, simple user interface creation, MVC Architecture and much more. With a focus on using Apple’s components to access sensors like camera, microphone and GPS, by the end of this course you will be able to create a basic App according to specified parameters and guidelines.

iOS App Development Basics is course 2 of 4 in the iOS App Development with Swift Specialization.

This Specialization covers the fundamentals of iOS application development in the Swift programming language. You’ll learn to use development tools such as XCode, design interfaces and interactions and evaluate their usability, and integrate camera, photo, and location information to enhance your app. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to create a fully-functioning photo editing app for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.


Week 1 - Welcome to iOS App Development Basics

Week 2 - Further Introduction to XCode

Week 3 - UIKit and the Interface Builder

Week 4 - Advanced UI Concepts

Week 5 - Final Peer Assignment - App Functionality