Skill Path

Build an Intermediate iOS App with SwiftUI

Learn how to use Swift and SwiftUI to build more complex iOS apps that can store present data.

Includes iOS, Swift, Mobile Development, SwiftUI, Enums, Optionals, Closures, Protocols, Generics, and more.

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This skill path includes
2,433 learners enrolled
This skill path includes
  • Skill level

  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    8 hours
  • Projects

  • Prerequisites

    1 course
    We suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Build an Intermediate iOS App with SwiftUI:
    • Build iOS Apps with SwiftUI

About this skill path

Continue developing your iOS skills by using Swift and SwiftUI to build more complex user interfaces and persist data. In this Skill Path, you’ll build Cookcademy, a recipe app that can create, edit, and store recipes. Add in your own recipes and try out some of the Codecademy communities favorites!

Skills you'll gain

  • Build a portfolio-ready iOS application
  • Use Lists to present information
  • Persist user data


4 units • 4 lessons • 4 projects • 11 quizzes
  • 1

    Building Cookcademy: Exploring Recipes

    Build a recipe model and use lists and grids to display the recipes to users.

  • 2

    Building Cookcademy: Adding New Recipes

    Learn how to use toolbars, sheets, closures, and generics to build powerful and reusable views.

  • 3

    Building Cookcademy: Editing and Favoriting Recipes

    Learn how to use optionals and tab views to build favoriting and editing features.

  • 4

    Building Cookcademy: Persisting Recipes

    Learn the ways to persist data in iOS applications, and use User Defaults and FileManager to save settings and recipes.

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