It’s time to live your dream of becoming a mobile app developer, register now for the General Assembly iOS App Development Crash Course!In this workshop, you will learn how to build an app in Xcode using the latest techniques and tools. You will be working with Storyboards and Swift source code to rapidly build an app where you will learn the essential concepts of iOS user interface development. Additionally, you will learn how to access backend services via REST API, enabling your app to link into websites or your own custom backend. You will spend most of your time in this class hacking in Xcode. There will also be discussion of good design patterns, latest development technology and trends, and resources you can use to further develop your iOS skills.


  • Quickly build native apps in Xcode using minimal code
  • Develop clean, maintainable structure in your apps, whether they are prototypes or finished products
  • Understand how to use essential controls in UIKit
  • Integrate apps with backend services via REST API
Prereqs & PreparationStudents should have some programming background, but no specific language or level of expertise is required. Students should come with the latest version of Xcode installed on their laptops. Download here:

About the Instructor

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Swift Developer

Scott Baumbich is a charismatic freelance Swift developer with a background in systems side networking and web development. Having worked on projects for clients such as the NFL and Boeing, all the way down to small business’s there’s no shortage of experience here.

Furthermore, Scott was amongst the first group of individuals to receive a certified Swift Nanodegree, endorsed by industry leaders such as Google, Facebook, and AT&T. In his free time, you can catch Scott hosting the Chicago Swift Developer Meetup or actively pursuing startup ventures.

Whatever the case may be, Scott’s keen ability for thinking outside the box, while comprehending and teaching swift, will inspire you to build your own world-class apps.

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