Stanford Engineering has released the latest version of its iOS programming course on iTunes U. The 6-lecture course consist of videos and slides which can be download for free.
Paul Hegarty's popular iPad and iPhone Application Development (CS193P) has been updated to cover iOS5 this semester.
The course, which students attend in person at Stanford, has been videoed so that anyone who has an interest in iOS app development can benefit from it.
The whole of the course is now available as 11 free downloads available in HD and SD versions. It covers the tools and APIs required to build applications for the iPhone platform using the iPhone SDK, and ranges over object-oriented design using the model-view-controller pattern, memory management, Objective-C as well as core animations, bonjour networking and mobile device power management and performance,
Each of the six lectures are a little over an hour in length cover the following topics:
MVC and Introduction to Objective-C
My First iOS App
Protocols and Gestures
Multiple MVCs and Segues
The other five downloads are the slides for each of them apart from lecture 2.
In this promo trailer Paul Hegarty talks about the course and why he's made it freely available.
This has to be one of the most interesting online courses I've ever come across, mainly down to the instructor's hip and fast talking sprinkled with the right amount of "yo's" and "hey's" that make it [ ... ]