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Week 00: Application Development

Class Task and Information

  • Focus points of the unit
    • Application analysis, design and Functionality
    • Design and Pitch Fest Assessment
    • Code Structure and Application

  • Development Environment
    • Xcode 11 and Swift 5
      • Sandbox (Code development)
      • UIKIT
      • SwiftUI

  • What you will need next term
    • Laptop Updated to the most current IOS version
    • All applications up to date (Chrome, Adobe XD, Photoshop and other required utilities)
    • Xcode and Swift installed and functional ready for day 1

    • Design equipment
      • Highlighters (3 colours - try to get pastels as they are more effective)
      • 2b + H Pencils + sharpener + eraser
      • Black felt tip pen (2 sizes for thin and heave lines)
      • Ruler

    • Ensure you arrive to lesson prepared to work:
      • Home work completed by 8:30 that morning (submissions via myFlinders)
      • Have all equipment ready + Diary
      • Laptop charged for lesson
      • Correct uniform
      • You will be required to use the out of class page if you leave the room

  • Task 01:
    • Random Group Generator (Class will split at random into 5 groups)

    • Elect the following people using a dice roll: (Digital dice Roll 3D)
      • First person to roll the following numbers will do:
        1. Scribe for the group
        2. Proof reader
        3. Reporter for the group
        4. Leader
        5. Wild Card (who and what is this?)
        6. Roll again
      • Record the person and their function in the group

  • Task 02:
    • Make a list of all the phone devices each member has (make and model)
    • List the speck’s (Specifications) of the device (screen size, memory, processor, camera ect)
    • Will the device be Xcode compatible?

  • Task 03:
    • Make a list of all the different types of applications you use on your device (you may need to look at the device for the applications)
    • Make a note of what the application does
    • Place a dollar sign next to the application that require you to pay or subscribe to.

  • Task 04: TBA

  • At the end of the lesson the leaders are to bring the paper back to Mr Marsden as evidence of your group productivity. This will be a starting point for next year.
Readings / Homework
  • Ensure you have installed all software and completed updates

  • Ensure your toolbar and Google Drive are ready for lessons





Focus Point