Singapore University of Social Sciences

iOS Application Development (MTD367)

Synopsis

MTD367 iOS Application Development aims to equip students with the ability to create mobile applications through the use of Xcode, a programming tool that is used for the development of native iOS applications. It covers concepts governing iOS developments as well as mobile fundamentals such as UI/UX design. Through using the Swift programming language, a modern programming language introduced by Apple in 2014, the students learn to develop applications that can run on iOS devices.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every July

Topics

  • Swift Programming Language
  • Tools used for iOS Development
  • Fundamentals of Mobile Application Development
  • Basic UIKit Framework
  • Advanced UIKit Framework
  • Storyboards
  • AVFoundation
  • Animations
  • Table View Controllers
  • Events
  • Accessing Photo Library
  • iOS Applications

Learning Outcome

  • Analyse basic programming techniques and concepts related to iOS development through the Swift Programming Language.
  • Apply the fundamentals of UI/UX (User Interface/User Experience) design for mobile devices and understand their importance.
  • Examine Xcode, the integrated development environment for iOS, and learning how to use it to create iOS applications.
  • Evaluate how the use of basic events such as touch and gesture recognisers can be integrated into the development of iOS applications.
  • Experiment with frameworks present in the SDK (Software Development Kit) to design applications.
  • Design and create an application from scratch that can run on iOS devices.
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