DPS923 - Mobile App Development - iOS

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Subject Title
Mobile App Development - iOS

Subject Description

This course covers the foundations of programming applications for the Apple iOS operating system. Students will learn and become proficient with the development tool environment, and create graphical end-user iOS applications that follow the MVC design pattern. Students will write their programs in the Swift and Objective-C languages, using the object-oriented Cocoa framework. A wide range of iOS development topics, including user interface programming techniques, data management, and network access will be covered.

Credit Status
1 credit (3 units)
Professional Option for BSD - Bachelor of Technology (Software Development)

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:


  • Effectively use the Swift and Objective-C programming languages to create applications for iOS
  • Effectively use the Apple software development tools, frameworks, and documentation
  • Identify and select the appropriate framework components in the creation of a software application
  • Apply best-practice software design principles to the creation of iOS applications
  • Analyze the requirements of a medium-difficulty programming task, and create software that meets the requirements
  • Given a set of requirements, recommend a suitable design for an iOS application
  • Compare the iOS platform's application development approach with other platforms

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