The theme for this week is to get comfortable with the process of creating a simple iOS app.
For the next several weeks, we have our classroom session on Monday, and our computer-lab session on Wednesday.
The professor will guide you through the topics in the textbook.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: The One-Button App
Chapter 3: Slider and Labels
Work on Assignment 1. The professor will help you get started, to ensure that you can make progress.
Today, we introduce a topic - outlets - that are fully covered next week. There are a couple of reasons for today’s introduction of outlets:
This week, you learned something about actions, which enable user interactions on a view to call a function in your code. An outlet works in the other direction.
When covering actions, you learned the Xcode technique to make a connection from the view to some of your code. Today, when introducing outlets, you can learn another Xcode technique to combine the connection-making with the code-writing, by using the Assistant Editor.
To effectively use the Assistant Editor, do the following:
Chapters 1, 2, 3