Sharpen your skills in Swift by designing and deploying seven fully functional applications
About This Book
Develop a variety of iOS-compatible applications that range from health and fitness to utilities using this project-based handbook
Discover ways to make the best use of the latest features in Swift to build on a wide array of applications
Follow step-by-step instructions to create Swift apps oriented for the real world
Who This Book Is ForIf you are a competent iOS developer who wants to develop stunning applications with Swift, then this book is for you. Familiarity with Swift programming is assumed.
What You Will Learn
Get to grips with the basics of Xcode and Swift for application development
Create a Photo Sharing application to capture an image, edit it using different features and share it via social media.
Develop applications using the WatchKit and exchange data between iPhone and the Watch
Use advanced features such as SpriteKit to build a game
Install third-party Swift frameworks to improvise on your application development
Discover how to simulate home automation with HomeKit
Build an application to monitor the user's weight, heart rate and the number of steps for Health Historic Analysis
Manipulate media using AVFoundation framework to merge audio and video.
In DetailIn this book, you will work through seven different projects to get you hands-on with developing amazing applications for iOS devices.
We start off with a project that teaches you how to build a utility app using Swift. Moving on, we cover the concepts behind developing an entertainment or social networking related application, for example, a small application that helps you to share images, audio, and video files from one device to another. You'll also be guided through create a city information app with customized table views, a reminder app for the Apple Watch, and a game app using SpriteKit.
By the end of this book, you will have the required skillset to develop various types of iOS applications with Swift that can run on different iOS devices. You will also be well versed with complex techniques that can be used to enhance the performance of your applications.
Style and approachThis book takes a step-by-step approach to help you build apps from scratch and learn the methodology to develop real-time applications using Swift.