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Course: Comprehensive macOS Development

Comprehensive macOS Development

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
About this Course

Welcome to the world's most comprehensive course on macOS development. In this course you'll learn basic and advanced macOS development skills by building a polished full stack and fully functional weather widget app and Slack clone app. We start from the ground up and teach you everything you need to know from UI design and frontend and backend development.

BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF SWIFT AND XCODE IS ASSUMED

Here are some of the things you'll be able to do after taking this course:

  • Understand basic and advanced macOS programming algorithms 
  • Work fluently with macOS 
  • Apply to jr macOS development jobs
  • Submit apps to the Apple App Store
  • Work as an macOS contractor

Who this course is for:

  • People who want to build Mac apps!
  • Those who want to create their own startup
  • Those looking to get a full time job as a developer
  • Business owners
  • Students & teenagers
  • People who want to make money building apps

If you are absolutely new to programming you should learn the basics of Swift and Xcode before taking this course.

Don't forget to join the free live community where you can get free help anytime from other students.

Here are a few things you'll learn:

  • Collection Views
  • Working with API's
  • Popover Views
  • Real time messaging with Socket.IO
  • Account customization
  • Account Authorization 
  • Table Views
  • Custom Modals
  • Gesture Recognition
  • Sockets
  • Network Requests
  • Node.js
  • MongoDB
  • Schemes
  • App Store Submission

And much more!

Who is the target audience?

  • If you have basic experience with macOS development take this course
Basic knowledge
  • Must have a computer with OSX or macOS on it
What you will learn
  • Foundational macOS development - learn the basics to advanced topics
  • How to build a Slack clone - User interface, networking services, and server deployment
  • macOS Toolbar apps - apps that can run in the background and operate from a toolbar
  • Advanced iOS techniques - learn professional development practices
Curriculum
Lectures quantity: 60
Common duration: 16:48:31
Intro to Course
  • Mac Course Overview: macOS Development  

    What are you going to learn in this macOS development course??

  • Mac Course: How to get help, and how to help yourself  

    Learn where to look for answers.

  • Xcode 9 Beta  

    How to use Xcode 9 Beta with these projects.

Weather Status App
  • Intro to Weathered Mac Widget App  

    Introductionthe weathered status bar app for our macOS development project.

  • Weathered Xcode 9 Updates  

    Learn how to update the project for Xcode 9

  • Mac Weather Widget: Setting up the status bar item  

    Learn how to code a status bar app in macOS development.

  • Mac Weather Widget: Setting up the UI  

    Work with interface builder to set up the UI in macOS development.

  • Mac Weather Widget: Collection View  

    Learn how to use NSCollectionView with macOS development

  • Mac Weather Widget: Weather Service API  

    Learn how to connect with an API in macOS development

  • Mac Weather Widget: Data Models  

    Create the necessary data models in macOS development

  • Mac Weather Widget: SwiftyJSON and Completion Handler  

    Use SwiftyJSON to simplify working with JSON in macOS development

  • Mac Weather Widget: Updating the UI  

    Use completion handler to updateUI in macOS development

  • Mac Weather Widget: Forecast Model  

    Create the necessary data models for Forecast data with macOS development

  • Mac Weather Widget: Forecast Collection View  

    Learn how to use NSCollectionView in macOS development

  • Mac Weather Widget: Notifications  

    Use notification to trigger updates with macOS development

  • Mac Weather Widget: Location Services  

    Use location services in mac app with macOS development

  • Mac Weather Widget: App Icon and Export App  

    How to export a mac app

  • Mac Weather Widget: Recap and Challenge  

    Take your macOS development skills further!

Chatter App: Part 1
  • macOS Chatter App: Project Intro  

    Lets look at the app we're going to build using macOS development!

  • Chatter Xcode 9 Updates  

    Learn how to update the project for Xcode 9

  • macOS Chatter App: Design Document  

    Get familiar with the design document for our macOS app.

  • macOS Chatter App: Storyboard Setup  

    Setting up the Storyboard for our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Filling in the Storyboard  

    Add UI elements to storyboard for our macOS app.

  • macOS Chatter App: Hooking up UI  

    Connecting UI elements to View Controller with macOS development

  • macOS Chatter App: Creating Login Modal Part 1  

    In this lesson we begin the process of creating the login modal in macOS development

  • macOS Chatter App: Creating Login Modal Part 2  

    In this lesson we continue the process of creating the login modal in macOS development

  • macOS Chatter App: Creating Login Modal Part 3  

    In this lesson we continue the process of creating the login modal with macOS development

  • macOS Chatter App: Login Modal Finishing Touches  

    In this lesson we finish off the login modal using macOS development

  • macOS Chatter App: Create Account Modal Part 1  

    In this lesson begin to create the Create Account Modal for our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Create Account Modal Part 2  

    In this lesson continue to create the Create Account Modal for our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Hosting API  

    In this lesson we learn how to host the API on Heroku for our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Local Hosting API  

    In this lesson we host the API locally for our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Account Creation Part 1  

    In this lesson we work on using the API to create a user in our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Account Creation Part 2  

    In this lesson we create the UserDataService for our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Creating Account and Loggin In  

    In this lesson we create a user and log in for our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Getting User Info  

    In this lesson we create the function to download user info for our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Setting up logged in UI  

    In this lesson we set up the UI to respond to logged in status for our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Adding Profile Log Out  

    In this lesson we create the profile modal in our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Finishing up Logout  

    In this lesson we finish the log out features for our macOS app

Chatter App: Part 2
  • macOS Chatter App: Sending First Message  

    In this lesson we learn about sockets using macOS development

  • macOS Chatter App: Add Channel Modal  

    In this lesson we create the modal to add channels in our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Avatar Picker Part 1  

    In this lesson we create the NSPopover Avatar Picker using macOS development

  • macOS Chatter App: Avatar Picker Part 2  

    In this lesson we create the NSPopover Avatar Picker for our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Color Well  

    In this lesson we use the color well using macOS development

  • macOS Chatter App: Download Channels  

    In this lesson we download the channels data for our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Display Channels  

    In this lesson we display the channels data in table view in our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Select Channel  

    In this lesson we learn how to select channels with macOS development

  • macOS Chatter App: Downloading Messages  

    In this lesson we learn how to download messages for our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: ChatVC TableView  

    In this lesson we set up the chat table view for our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Channel Sockets  

    In this lesson we learn more about sockets in macOS development

  • macOS Chatter App: Messages and Sockets  

    In this lesson we learn more about sockets and messages with macOS development

  • macOS Chatter App: Unread Channels  

    In this lesson we learn how to notify for unread channels in our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Users Typing  

    In this lesson we use sockets to notify when others are typing in our macOS app

  • macOS Chatter App: Window Sizing and Minimizing  

    In this lesson we use NSWindow delegate using macOS development

  • macOS Chatter App: Divider and Menu  

    In this lesson we work on the menu using macOS development

Schemes
  • macOS: Schemes  

    In this lesson we learn about schemes with macOS development

Uploading to AppStore
  • macOS App Icon and Sandboxing  

    In this lesson we learn sandboxing for our macOS app

  • Mac App: Uploading To App Store - Part 1  

    In this lesson we learn about uploading macOS app to app store

  • Mac App: Uploading to the App Store - Part 2  

    We continue uploading macOS app to app store

  • Mac App is Approved!  

    Our macOS app was approved!

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