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From the course: iOS 13 Development Essential Training: 1 Fundamentals, UI, and Architecture

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    Got a great idea for an app? The iOS 13 Development Essential Training series can give you the skills you need to make your idea a reality. In this course—the first installment in a two-part series—instructor Todd Perkins covers the basics of application development for iOS devices, providing novice iOS developers with the tools they need to jump-start a career in this exciting field. Todd—who's been developing iOS apps for a decade—highlights key concepts and tips he wished he knew at the start of his own career. He covers Xcode fundamentals, such as how to create an Xcode project and use the iOS Simulator. Plus, learn how to build a user interface, including how to approach responsive UI design with Auto Layout, and explore the essentials of app architecture.


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      Todd Perkins

      LinkedIn Learning/Lynda.com Author and Game Developer

      Todd Perkins is a developer who specializes in iOS. He's developed over a dozen popular apps and games.

      He has published over 50 books and video courses that cover topics such as programming for nonprogrammers and game development. He is also a Sun Certified Java Developer (SCJD), and holds a bachelor's degree in software development from Western Governors University. When he's not building applications or courses, he hosts the podcast Try, Try Again - a Movie Club, and plays a healthy amount of video games. Todd lives in California with his family.

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  • Start a career in iOS development

    - [Instructor] Let's take look at the prerequisites before going into this course. If you have any other experience with iOS that will definitely help, but it is not required. You should be familiar with the macOS operating system and working with text files, like copying and pasting. Any coding experience from any other language will also help a lot, though it is not required. So if you look at this list and you feel comfortable, you're ready to proceed with the course.

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