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iOS 7: 4 - Touch Gesture Input Will Make You Smile

Move it, swipe it, zoom it, tap it, rotate it.

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You can use Apple's code to make it easy to enable finger interaction with your apps.

This course is awesome. It will save you time.

You won't spend weeks trying to get it to work right. The code samples are taken from two of my published iPhone apps, Photo Table and Artwork Evolution.

You'll learn how to create a touch friendly app. Many apps use gestures to make the app fun to use.

Download Flipboard, Clear, Paper | FiftyThree, Paper | Stories from Facebook. Slide your finger, drag some text, swipe up and down. Each of these apps makes people smile because they use touch gestures to make complex tasks easy and convenient.

At the end of the course you can test your knowledge and build a working picture and text collage app.


  • UIGestureRecognizer Basics
  • Gesture States (i.e. your status message)
  • Pan Gesture - Drag an image with your finger
  • Pinch Gesture - Zoom or shrink a photo
  • Rotate Gesture - Twirl text or images
  • Screen Edge Pan Gesture - Slide on panels like Control Center

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Your Instructor

Paul Solt
Paul Solt

Paul Solt has been teaching online courses for the past three years. Thousands of students have created their first, second, and third apps with Paul's expert instruction.

Paul has a Masters in Computer Science and has worked as an adjunct professor at RIT. He also writes for InfoWorld.com.

Paul understands programming fundamentals and how to teach the essentials in an accessible manner, instead of overwhelming you with too much, too fast.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After purchase, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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