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Learning Tree International Introduces a New Course: Building iPhone and iPad Applications: Extended Features

RESTON, VA (January 4, 2012)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new iPhone® and iPad® programming course for developers who want to build iPhone and iPad multifunctional applications. The course is entitled Building iPhone and iPad Applications: Extended Features. In this course, participants learn to build feature-rich applications using a variety of Cocoa Touch frameworks.

“There’s no question that the iPhone and iPad continue to revolutionize mobile computing. This iPhone and iPad programming course is for experienced programmers who want to create compelling, intuitive applications that stand out in a competitive market,” said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International.

Building iPhone and iPad Applications: Extended Features
This advanced iOS development hands-on training course provides experienced iOS developers with the hands-on skills and knowledge they need to create iPhone and iPad applications that are feature-rich and compelling, using a variety of Cocoa Touch frameworks.

Exercises include:

  • Programming with Objective-C categories, protocols and blocks
  • Reading and writing application preferences
  • Persisting information with SQLite and Core Data
  • Finding a device location using Core Location
  • Displaying dynamic maps and annotating using MapKit
  • Creating push notifications for calendar events
  • Building a reusable code library

Learning Tree will begin presenting Building iPhone and iPad Applications: Extended Features at its Education Centers in January 2012. The current schedule includes the following:

  • Washington, DC (Rockville, MD) – January 24-27, 2012
  • Washington, DC (Alexandria, VA) – February 21-24, 2012
  • Chicago (Schaumburg, IL) – February 28-March 2, 2012
  • Washington, DC (Reston, VA) – March 13-16, 2012
  • New York, NY – April 10-13, 2012

There are three ways for participants to attend this course:

  1. In-class, at a Learning Tree International Education Center
  2. Live, online via Learning Tree AnyWare™—our instructor-led training delivery solution that allows participants to join this course from their home, office or anywhere there is Internet access
  3. On-site as a private, customized event, delivered by Learning Tree at a client facility of choice

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

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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