iOS 12 App Development Essentials, the latest edition of this popular book series, has now been fully updated for the iOS 12 SDK, Xcode 10 and the Swift 4 programming language.
Beginning with the basics, this book provides an outline of the steps necessary to set up an iOS development environment. An introduction to the architecture of iOS 11 and programming in Swift 4 is provided, followed by an in-depth look at the design of iOS applications and user interfaces.
Additional features of iOS development using Xcode are also covered, including Swift playgrounds, universal user interface design using size classes, app extensions, Interface Builder Live Views, embedded frameworks, collection and stack layouts and CloudKit data storage.
The key new features of iOS 12 and Xcode 10 are also covered in detail, including Siri shortcuts and the new iOS machine learning features.