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Mastering iOS 12 Programming - Third Edition

By : Donny Wals
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Mastering iOS 12 Programming - Third Edition

By: Donny Wals

Overview of this book

The iOS development environment has significantly matured, and with Apple users spending more money in the App Store, there are plenty of development opportunities for professional iOS developers. However, the journey to mastering iOS development and the new features of iOS 12 is not straightforward. This book will help you make that transition smoothly and easily. With the help of Swift 4.2, you’ll not only learn how to program for iOS 12, but also how to write efficient, readable, and maintainable Swift code that maintains industry best practices. Mastering iOS 12 Programming will help you build real-world applications and reflect the real-world development flow. You will also find a mix of thorough background information and practical examples, teaching you how to start implementing your newly gained knowledge. By the end of this book, you will have got to grips with building iOS applications that harness advanced techniques and make best use of the latest and greatest features available in iOS 12.
Table of Contents (35 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell

Adding your application to App Store Connect

The first thing you're going to want to do when you're ready to release your app is to register your app with App Store Connect. To access App Store COnnect, you must be enrolled in the Apple Developer program. You can do this through Apple's developer portal at After purchasing your membership, you can log in to your App Store Connect account on using your Apple ID.

After logging into your App Store Connect account, you are presented with a screen that has a couple of icons on it:

This screen is your portal to manage your App Store presence. From here, you can manage test users, track your app's downloads, monitor app usage, and more. But most importantly, it's where you create, upload, and publish your apps to Apple's beta-distribution program, called TestFlight, and once you're done beta testing, to the App Store. Go ahead and peek around a bit; there won't be much to see yet, but...