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Learning Tree Introduces New Course – iPhone® and iPad™ Programming: A Comprehensive Hands-On Introduction

RESTON, VA (December 16, 2010)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ NGM: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new course entitled iPhone® and iPad™ Programming: A Comprehensive Introduction. In this four-day course, our expert instructors will teach attendees how to create professional iPhone and iPad applications using Objective-C and the iPhone Software Development Kit. Attendees gain the skills to design and test user interfaces with Interface Builder and the iOS Simulator, display data effectively with interactive table views, and apply navigation tools and techniques to improve user experience.

In this course, attendees gain hands-on experience building iPhone® and iPad™ applications through exercises that include:

  • Building applications with Xcode
  • Designing the user interface with Interface Builder
  • Writing Objective-C code to support application functionality
  • Incorporating Cocoa Touch Frameworks
  • Displaying data with table views
  • Implementing drill down with the Navigation Controller
  • Enhancing the user experience with animation and autorotation

“We're thrilled to offer this comprehensive introduction to iPhone and iPad application programming,” said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International. “This course is ideal for programmers and technical managers who want to develop in-house and client applications to improve the services they provide and to maintain their competitive edge.”

Attendees have three ways to attend this course:

1. Learning Tree will begin presenting iPhone® and iPad™ Programming: A Comprehensive Introduction at its Education Centers in January 2011.

The current schedule includes the following:

  • Washington, DC (Rockville, MD) — January 4-7
  • New York, NY — January 18-21
  • Chicago, IL (Schaumburg) — February 15-18
  • Washington, DC (Reston, VA) — February 22-25

This schedule is subject to change.

2. This course can also be attended via Learning Tree AnyWare™—our live, online instructor-led training platform that allows attendees to join this course from their home or office.

3. iPhone® and iPad™ Programming: A Comprehensive Introduction can also be delivered on site at a client facility as a private, customized event.

For further information and the latest course dates and locations, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733) or visit

iPhone® and iPad™ Programming: A Comprehensive Introduction is valuable for programmers and tech managers who are new to iPhone and iPad development and who need to create professional applications. Previous programming experience and knowledge of either C or an object-oriented programming language are assumed.

iPhone® and iPad™ Programming: A Comprehensive Introduction augments existing Learning Tree courses, including the following:

About Learning Tree International

Learning Tree International is a leading global provider of highly effective, hands-on training to information technology professionals and managers. Since 1974, over 65,000 organizations have relied on Learning Tree to enhance the professional skills of more than 2.1 million employees. Learning Tree develops, markets and delivers a broad, proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on web development; IT security; project management; operating systems; databases; networking; software development; and leadership, management and business skills. Courses are presented globally at Learning Tree Education Centers, on-site at client facilities, and can be attended via Learning Tree AnyWare™, the Company’s proprietary technology that connects participants via the web to the actual classroom, from their workplace or home. For more information about our products and services, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733), visit, follow @LearningTree on Twitter or visit Learning Tree International's Facebook fan page.

Contact Information

Max Shevitz
Learning Tree International
Phone: (703) 925-5590

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