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Swift iOS Programming for Kids

By : Steffen D. Sommer, Jim Campagno
Book Image

Swift iOS Programming for Kids

By: Steffen D. Sommer, Jim Campagno

Overview of this book

This book starts at the beginning by introducing programming through easy to use examples with the Swift Playgrounds app. Kids are regularly encouraged to explore and play with new concepts to support knowledge acquisition and retention – these newly learned skills can then be used to express their own unique ideas. Children will be shown how to create their first iOS application and build their very own movie night application.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Swift iOS Programming for Kids
About the Authors
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback
Getting Set Up

The interface

Create a new (Single View Application) project in Xcode and name it Movie Night. Save the project in a place on your hard drive where you will be able to locate it again. Remember that the description of how to create a project can be found in Chapter 11, Simon Says.

Then, open Main.storyboard and select View Controller on the canvas:


All related source code for this chapter can be found here:

Having selected that, we will press Backspace on the keyboard in order to delete it from the canvas. After deleting that, we will try and find the Table View Controller from the Object Library at the lower right-hand side of Xcode (in the Utilities area):

Next, we will drag a table view controller into the canvas. Then, to ensure that this view will be the first we see when we run our application, we will select our newly added table view controller and ensure that Is initial View Controller...