Introduction to iOS Development Weekend Workshop

Apr 6, 2013 to Apr 7, 2013

Location 902 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY
Cost $550-$600
Details Summary

Love iPhone apps? Learn how to make them. In this two-part workshop, you’ll be introduced to the basics programming language for iOS software. This is designed for the novice tech enthusiast.


Saturday, 6 April, 9 am – 5 pm Session I [Setting Up and Getting Started]

- Begin an X-code project and familiarize with X-code development environment

- Understand order of operations in iOS development and learn the basics of the objective-C programming language

- Create and update dymanic UILabel objects. Create connections between Interface Builder and the view controller’s implementation

- Cover standard iOS camera use - including importing libraries and delegation in X-code, using the UIImagePickerController and UIImageView

Sunday, 7 April, 9 am – 5 pm Session II [UITableView Introduction, Uploading/Caching/Downloading Images]

- An overview of the UITableView by adding it to a view and properly hooking it up in Interface Builder.

- Setting up a login-in screen and a sign up screen.

-Setting up the profile view to display thumbnails of our saved photos.

- Saving images and account data into Core data.

- Create buttons that apply standard filters to your photos.

Prereqs & Preparation
No prior knowledge of coding is expected or required. A Mac computer is necessary with a Mac OS X installed (at least version 10.7.4). Students must download X-Code 4.6 prior to the first class. If students have trouble installing the software, please email the instructors beforehand.


Eliot Arntz - Developer,

Eliot Arntz, is a full time developer with BitFountain. Three years ago while working as an accountant, he began teaching himself Ruby on Rails and participated in a variety of classes and seminars.

Mark Joslin - CTO,

Mark Joslin is the CTO of BitFountain. Mark has developed applications across a wide range of programming languages including Java, C#, Perl, Ruby, Python, and Objective C. As an employee at EMC from 2009 to 2012, Mark served as an engineer across automation and testing of server components as well as a developer of a product offering back-end testing-framework.
Venue General Assembly East

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