July 1-7, 2013, there was held International Summer School 2013 - Workshop "iOS-devices programming". This school was jointly organized by the University of Applied Sciences in Erfurt (Germany) and ICS ONPU by professor F.Herwig from the German side and prof. S.Antoschuk and prof. B.Brovkov from the Ukrainian side.
The school program included daily classes throughout the week, as well as cultural and recreational activities.
Lectures dealt with the introduction to software development for Apple iOS. Under the expert guidance of the trainer Kristof Friess (Erfurt, Germany) Ukrainian students have studied the theory in the following areas:
• Apple coding conventions
• XCode IDE
• Basic Objective-C
• Model-View-Controller pattern
• Apple user interface design
• API communication using JSON and RESTful
Theoretical lectures were accompanied by practical trainings, during which students worked through the theoretical knowledge and have successfully developed one app in iOS 6 for iPhone.
At the end of the course all participants were given certificates of international standard. This summer school was another successful project of cooperation between HTW Erfurt and ICS ONPU, which gives hope for a fruitful collaboration of universities in the future.