Intro to iOS Development

rayogram - 79 Leonard St New York - View Map Girl Develop It NYC
Jun 10 - 11, 2017, 11:00 AM (EDT)

About this event

This is a 2-part workshop, starting on Saturday 6/10 - Sunday 6/11. Your attendance is expected at all classes in order to participate. The class time will be from 10:30am-3:30pm both days with a break for lunch.

This is an Introduction to IOS programming. You will learn and get a good understanding of Swift, the Apple eco-system, Xcode and tools used in creating IOS Apps. We shall do a demo where we actually build an App. This course is not a deep dive into the subject. Given the tight time-frame you will get an overview of the subject which you can use to get started in your IOS career.

This class is appropriate if you are....

• Interested in making iPhone apps

• (and/or) Interested in learning the fundamentals of iOS software development

• (and/or) A technologist who works with iOS engineers and wants to better collaborate

• (and/or) An engineer who has started learning iOS but wants a structured environment to advance your learning.

This class will cover...

• Introduction to Programming and Swift

• Data structures in Swift

• The MVC Paradigm

• Intro to XCODE

• Creating Apps with the StoryBoard

• Auto-Layout

• Demo and writing a full app.


In order for you to get a lot out of this class, we'd like you to be familiar with basic programming concepts like objects, variables, collections, functions, and boolean logic.

A Macintosh running OS X El Capitan (10.11) and Xcode 7.2.

A modern web browser - either Chrome or Firefox with Firebug installed.

A text editor. We recommend Sublime Text 2 (free; available for Mac, PC, and Linux).

Download and Install Xcode on your Mac before you come to class. You can download this from the App Store.

Interested in TA-ing ? Fill out this form and the organizer will contact you!

There are no refunds or make-ups for this course. If you end up being unable to attend any or all of these dates, the entire amount of your tuition will be donated to our scholarship fund to help other women who need financial assistance. Thank you for understanding.

We offer needs-based scholarships for people interested in taking this course who may not be able to afford the registration fee. You can sign up here.

All attendees are expected to abide by the Girl Develop It Code of Conduct

About the Instructor:

Radhika has worked with Large Banks, Media Companies (BuzzFeed) and Finance. Her expertise is Back End Programming.She has recently switched to IOS and the Apple eco-system and has also been teaching and volunteering along the way. Currently she is at a small Health Care Tech Startup hoping to solve some big problems with code.


June 10 - 11
11:00 AM (EDT)


79 Leonard St New York