Pro Design Patterns in Swift

By Adam Freeman

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Learn how to apply classic design patterns to iOS app development using Swift.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-484203-95-8
  • User Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Publishing December 24, 2014
  • Print Book Price: $49.99
  • eBook Price: $34.99

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The Swift programming language has transformed the world of iOS development and started a new age of modern Cocoa development. This book shows you how to can harness the power and flexibility of the Swift language to apply the most important and enduring design patterns to your applications, taking your development projects to master level.

Pro Design Patterns in Swift will teach you those design patterns that have always been present at some level in your code, but may not have been recognized, acknowledged, or fully utilized. Implementation of specific pattern approaches will prove their value to any Swift developer.

Best-selling author Adam Freeman explains how to get the most from design patterns. He starts with the nuts-and-bolts and shows you everything through to advanced features, going in-depth to give you the knowledge you need.

This book brings design patterns to life and shows you how to bring structure and scale to your Swift code with a practical, no-nonsense approach.

You’ll also discover less well-known but useful patterns like memento, composite, command, and mediator.

What you’ll learn

  • Gain a solid, practical understanding of why and when design patterns are useful
  • Master classic patterns like singleton, abstract factory, chain of responsibility, and observer
  • Discover less well-known patterns like memento, composite, command, and mediator
  • Understand how Swift provides essential language features for writing well-structured code that is easy to understand, simple to test and readily maintainable.
  • Learn how to consume the Cocoa API to implement classic design patterns
  • Build on your existing programming knowledge to get up and running with design patterns in Swift quickly and effectively

Who this book is for

Any professional or aspiring iOS developer will find productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness of software development enhanced by the methods and practice delivered by ProDesign Patterns in Swift.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Getting Ready

2. Understanding Design Patterns

3. Applying Patterns in Your Own Projects

4. Essential Swift Features

5. Understanding Swift Micro-Patterns

Part II – Creational Patterns

6. The Abstract Factory Pattern

7. The Builder Pattern

8. The Factory Method Pattern

9. The Prototype Pattern

10. The Singleton Pattern

Part III – Structural Patterns

11. The Adapter Pattern

12. The Bridge Pattern

13. The Composite Pattern

14. The Decorator Pattern

15. The Façade Pattern

16. The Flyweight Pattern

17. The Proxy Pattern

Part IV – Behavioral Patterns

18. The Chain of Responsibility Pattern

19. The Command Pattern

20. The Interpreter Pattern

21. The Iterator Pattern

22. The Mediator Pattern

23. The Memento Pattern

24. The Observer Pattern

25. The State Pattern

26. The Strategy Pattern

27. The Template Pattern

28. The Visitor Pattern

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