School of Distance Education

Commercial iOS Application Development Certificate

Interested in building professional-looking commercial applications for the Apple App Store? Using the Xcode development environment, develop the skills needed to write iOS applications that are appropriate for commercial use (such as for iPhones or iPads). With our Commercial iOS Application Development Certificate, learn to master concurrent programming, advanced debugging techniques, multi-tasking, location-based services, notification systems and cloud-based features.

Completion Details

We recommend that you complete the compulsory courses in the order shown below. However, the order in which you complete the course requirements is only restricted by course prerequisites.

Courses

Our Foundations of iOS Application Development course teaches you to create applications for iOS devices. Through this introductory programming course, explore Mac OS X, the Cocoa application environment (using the Objective-C 2.0 language) and the Xcode development suite. Learn to work with class objects, foundation classes, automatic reference counting (ARC) and more.

NOTE(S)

This is an online course, and registration is offered through continuous intake (meaning registration is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year). Register in the section (CRN) with the Date(s) range that includes the date on which you plan to start the course (keeping in mind that you will receive your course details approximately a week after you register). You have 120 calendar days from the day you receive the course details to complete the course. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses. You will also be required to have Mac OS X 10.7 and Xcode 4 software.

PREREQUISITE(S)

You must have basic computer skills.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 4861
Email: cetechnology@georgebrown.ca

Through our iOS Application Development and Design course, learn the fundamentals of Cocoa Touch and the iOS Software Development Kit (SDK), including their underlying architecture.

NOTE(S)

This is an online course, and registration is offered through continuous intake (meaning registration is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year). Register in the section (CRN) with the Date(s) range that includes the date on which you plan to start the course (keeping in mind that you will receive your course details approximately a week after you register). You have 120 calendar days from the day you receive the course details to complete the course. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses. You will also be required to have Mac OS X 10.7 and Xcode 4 software.

PREREQUISITE(S)

You must have completed our COMP 9579 Foundations of iOS Application Development course or an approved equivalent.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 4861
Email: cetechnology@georgebrown.ca

Using a hands-on approach, acquire the skills needed for developing complex iOS applications (for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch). Through our iOS Application Development for Complex Commercial Apps course, explore such advanced topics as core data, networking, hardware (accelerometer, camera, GPS, gyro), Map Kit and Game Kit.

NOTE(S)

This is an online course, and registration is offered through continuous intake (meaning registration is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year). Register in the section (CRN) with the Date(s) range that includes the date on which you plan to start the course (keeping in mind that you will receive your course details approximately a week after you register). You have 120 calendar days from the day you receive the course details to complete the course. Please ensure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses. You will also be required to have Mac OS X 10.7 and Xcode 4 software.

PREREQUISITE(S)

You must have completed our COMP 9587 iOS Application Development and Design course or an approved equivalent.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 4861
Email: cetechnology@georgebrown.ca