Free iPhone & iOS Development Video Courses from Stanford University

Mar 19, 2011 - 8 Comments

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Want a world class education on iPhone and iOS development? Check out Stanford Universities iOS & iPhone Development course CS193p, the class has been taught several times now and each one has been uploaded to iTunes as a free video podcast. In addition to the free video lessons, you also get complete access to all class slides, tutorials, and assignments.

The classes assume you have some experience with development concepts and Object Oriented Programming, although the first lesson does a quick overview of object oriented principles and vocabulary. If you’re totally new to programming, you might want to grab a beginners book before jumping into the Stanford lessons.

iTunes: iPhone Application Development – Winter 2010

iTunes: Developing Apps for iOS – Fall 2010

Stanford: Assignment & lectures for Winter 2010

Stanford: Assignment & lecture slides for Fall 2010

The classes require you to have Xcode installed, which you can either install Xcode 3 from an existing Mac OS X 10.6 installation DVD and then install the iOS SDK, or you can get Xcode 4 from the Mac App Store for $5. Registered iOS developers can always download Xcode 4 for free as part of their membership.

FWIW, tuition at Stanford University starts at a whopping $38,000 a year, so being able to watch their courses online is a pretty great deal.

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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in Development, iPad, iPhone

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  1. Dan says:

    This is great, too bad more schools don’t offer free courses like this!

  2. Ivan says:

    Great, thanks for those links.

  3. sunnylovey says:

    More doubts about it!

  4. ahmdz says:

    wish im lucky enough to take those courses

  5. Ryan says:

    I think I’m gonna have to convince my school’s Comp Sci program to offer this course

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    Very good introduction to relational databases. We need more courses like this offered on the net.

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