If you're looking to create your first iOS app, and want to see it running in the iOS Simulator, the task is simple. Xcode ships with a variety of templates to choose from. All you need to do is choose a template for an iOS app, and create your first project. This movie walks through the process of creating your first iOS app and how to test it in the iOS Simulator.
- [Voiceover] When you launch Xcode for the first time,…you might see a button that says…install additional required components.…So make sure that you hit that button,…and then after that when you open up Xcode…you're going to see the welcome screen,…and the welcome screen gives you quick access…to prototype ideas in something called a playground.…You can also create a new Xcode project,…look at a project that's in a repository,…or you can open a recent project…using the right side of the welcome screen.…So right now I don't have any recent projects…so I don't see anything in there,…but as we go through the course…if you open up the welcome screen later on…you should see those projects right here on the right side.…
But as we go through the course and you start…working on projects, you're going to see those projects…appear on the right side of the screen.…So let's get started by creating a new Xcode project.…So I'm going to click right there,…and for this example, I'm going to choose…under iOS Application, Single View Application.…
Interested in developing for Apple Watch or Apple TV? Get a sneak peek in Chapter 9. The course wraps up with a look at the submission process for the App Store.
- Installing Xcode and the iOS SDK
- Creating a simple iOS app
- Creating a basic interaction with a button
- Choosing an object as a first responder
- Creating a user interface with Interface Builder and Auto Layout
- Working with sliders and progress bars
- Creating views to show images and web pages
- Developing responsive layouts with size classes
- Understanding the iOS architecture
- Loading data in table views
- Transitioning between views
- Developing for the iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV
- Submitting apps to the App Store
Skill Level Beginner
1. Prepare to Develop an iOS App
2. Core Skills
3. Basic iOS UI
4. More UI Objects
5. Size Classes
6. iOS Application Architecture
7. Table Views
8. Multiple-View Applications
9. iPad, Watch, and Apple TV Development
10. Finish and Submit to the App Store
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