Stanford Offers Free iOS 5 App Development Course Through iTunes U

Posted in Apple News, iOS on 15/11/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler


Among the most active universities participating in iTunes U, Stanford University’s School of Engineering often offers some very interesting courses, completely free for anyone who wants to learn.

OS X Daily points out that Stanford has just made their latest iPad and iPhone App Development Course (CD193P) available for free through iTunes U (link). The course focuses on iOS 5, and includes numerous video lectures and presentation slides spanning a total of 11 sessions.

Stanford’s iTunes U content is typically extremely high quality, and this course will likely be no different. It’s essentially an update to their previous course focusing on the latest advances, such as iOS 5 and XCode 4.2.

Official prerequisites for the course are listed as C language and programming experience and/or general object-oriented programming and UNIX experience. To take advantage, simply click here to subscribe to the course.


J. Glenn Künzler

Glenn is Managing Editor at MacTrast, and has been using a Mac since he bought his first MacBook Pro in 2006. Now he's up to his neck in Apple, and owns an old iBook, a 2012 iMac with an extra Thunderbolt display for good measure, a 4th-generation iPad, an iPad mini, 2 iPhones, and a Mac Mini that lives at the neighbor's house. He lives in a small town in Utah, enjoys bacon more than you can possibly imagine, and is severely addicted to pie.