iOS 11 Programming Fundamentals with Swift: Swift, Xcode, and Cocoa Basics

Move into iOS development by getting a firm grasp of its fundamentals, including the Xcode 9 IDE, Cocoa Touch, and the latest version of Apple’s acclaimed programming language, Swift 4. With this thoroughly updated guide, you’ll learn the Swift language, understand Apple’s Xcode development tools, and discover the Cocoa framework.

  • Explore Swift’s object-oriented concepts
  • Become familiar with built-in Swift types
  • Dive deep into Swift objects, protocols, and generics
  • Tour the lifecycle of an Xcode project
  • Learn how nibs are loaded
  • Understand Cocoa’s event-driven design
  • Communicate with C and Objective-C

In this edition, catch up on the latest iOS programming features.

  • Multiline strings and improved dictionaries
  • Object serialization
  • Key paths and key–value observing
  • Expanded git integration
  • Code refactoring
  • And more!

Once you master the fundamentals, you’ll be ready to tackle the details of iOS app development with author Matt Neuburg’s companion guide, Programming iOS 11.

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iOS 11 Swift Programming Cookbook: Solutions and Examples for iOS Apps
iOS 11 Swift Programming Cookbook: Solutions and Examples for iOS Apps

iOS 11, Swift 4, and Xcode 9 provide many new APIs for iOS developers. With this cookbook, you’ll learn more than 170 proven s ...

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Beginner's Guide to iOS 11 App Development Using Swift 4: Xcode, Swift and App Design Fundamentals
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This book covers iOS 11 app design fundamentals using the latest Swift 4 programming language, Xcode 9 and iOS 11 SDK.The author ...

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Mastering Swift 4 - Fourth Edition: An in-depth and comprehensive guide to modern programming techniques with Swift
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Dive into the latest release of the Swift programming language with this advanced development book for building highly performan ...

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Learning Swift: Building Apps for macOS, iOS, and Beyond
Learning Swift: Building Apps for macOS, iOS, and Beyond

Get valuable hands-on experience with Swift, the open source programming language developed by Apple. With this practical guide, ...

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iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (6th Edition) (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)
iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (6th Edition) (Big Nerd Ranch Guides)

Updated for Xcode 8, Swift 3, and iOS 10, iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide leads you through the essential concepts, ...

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Mastering iOS 11 Programming: Build professional-grade iOS applications with Swift 4 and Xcode 9, 2nd Edition
Mastering iOS 11 Programming: Build professional-grade iOS applications with Swift 4 and Xcode 9, 2nd Edition

Transition to a professional iOS developer with the most in-depth and advanced level guide on Swift 4 and Xcode 9About This Book ...

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Beginning iPhone Development with Swift 4: Exploring the iOS SDK
Beginning iPhone Development with Swift 4: Exploring the iOS SDK

Learn how to integrate all the interface elements iOS users have come to know and love, such as buttons, switches, pickers, tool ...

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iOS Development with Swift
iOS Development with Swift

Summary iOS Development with Swift is a hands-on guide to creating apps for iPhone and iPad using the Swift language. Inside, yo ...

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