Friday, December 9, 2011

Free Online Stanford iPhone IOS5 Development Course

Stanford offers a free online beginning iPhone Development course.
The lectures were updated this month for ios5 and are available through iTunes at no cost.

Course Description:

Updated for iOS 5. Tools and APIs required to build applications for the iPhone and iPad platform using the iOS SDK. User interface designs for mobile devices and unique user interactions using multi-touch technologies. Object-oriented design using model-view-controller paradigm, memory management, Objective-C programming language.

Other topics include: object-oriented database API, animation, multi-threading and performance considerations.

Prerequisites: C language and programming experience at the level of 106B Programming Abstractions (also offered at no cost, I checked out a couple of these a few years ago and they are great) or X. (FYI - 106A is an entry level Java course with a great, enthusiastic instructor)

Recommended: UNIX, object-oriented programming, graphical toolkits Offered by Stanford’s School of Engineering, the course will last ten weeks and include both the lecture videos and PDF documents. A new lecture will be posted each Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Subscribe to this course, and automatically receive new lectures as they become available. Released with a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license.

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