App Projects: Develop iOS Apps With Swift
What’s your next app project going to be? The best way to learn how to develop your own iOS apps is by picking a project, and sticking with it. What about a game, a chat app, or a to-do list app?
You’ll need a Mac, Xcode, and a bit of Swift programming. Check out the guides below – most of them even include step-by-step video screencasts, so you can follow along with the steps required to complete the project.
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Are you just getting started with developing your own apps? This is the recommended course of action:
- Get to know the App Ecosystem, like Xcode, which languages to use, and what tools you can use to make your developer life easier
- Pick an app project, like the ones below, and complete the guide. You can pick anything you like, and learn anything you want.
- See if you can fit together parts of guides, to create your own apps, or add a feature to an app you’re already building
Ready? Let’s go!
How To: Build A Real-Time Chat App With Firebase And Swift
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Coding Guide: Building An In-App Message Center With Slack (With Video)
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Building an Instagram-Like App with Parse and Swift
Parse, the mobile app platform, has one particularly interesting product: Parse Core. One of its features allows app developers to store data in the cloud, without worrying about setting up servers and designing a REST API. Parse Core is also locally backed, like Core Data, which makes it a very good solution for online-offline back-ends. This tutorial explains how to create an app that’s backed by Parse. We’ll create an Instagram-like app.
Add 1: Creating A Simple iOS Game With Swift in Xcode (Part 3)
Awesome! We’ve finally reached week 3, the last week of our mini course on building a game app with Swift.
Add 1: Creating A Simple iOS Game With Swift in Xcode (Part 2)
Yeah! Let’s do some more app making. Last week, I showed you how to create a simple game from scratch. We got the mechanics figured out, and the game is playable. This week, we’re going to make it more fun to play and less minimal.
Creating A Simple iOS Game With Swift In Xcode (Part 1)
Aw yiss! It’s app makin’ time. Fire up your Xcode, get your Swift hat on and get hacking with this simple game called Add–1.
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