Realm
MongoDB Developer Center
chevron-right
Developer Topics
chevron-right
Products
chevron-right
Realm
chevron-right

From Zero to Mobile Developer in 40 Minutes

Andrew MorganPublished Apr 04, 2022 • Updated May 26, 2022
iOSRealmSwift
facebook icontwitter iconlinkedin icon
random alt
Rate this quickstart
star-empty
star-empty
star-empty
star-empty
star-empty
Are you an experienced non-mobile developer interested in writing your first iOS app? Or maybe a mobile developer wondering how to enhance your app or simplify your code using Realm and SwiftUI?
I start with a brief tour of the anatomy of a mobile app—covering both the backend and frontend components.
The bulk of the tutorial is devoted to a hands-on demonstration of building a simple chat app. The app lets users open a chatroom of their choice. Once in a chat room, users can share messages with other members.
While the app is simple, it solves some complex distributed data issues, with real-time syncing of data between your backend database and your mobile apps. Realm is also available for other platforms, such as Android, so the same back end and data can be shared with all versions of your app.
You can find all of the code from the tutorial in the
repo
.
If this tutorial whet your appetite and you'd like to see more (and maybe try it for yourself), then I'm running a more leisurely(?) two-hour workshop at MongoDB World 2022—
From 0 to Mobile Developer in 2 Hours with Realm and SwiftUI
, where I build an all-new app. There's still time to
register for MongoDB World 2002
. Use code AndrewMorgan25 for a 25% discount.
hamburgerView Code

Copy Link
facebook icontwitter iconlinkedin icon
Rate this quickstart
star-empty
star-empty
star-empty
star-empty
star-empty
Related
News & Announcements
Goodbye NSPredicate, hello Realm Swift Query API

May 26, 2022
Tutorial
Migrating a SwiftUI iOS App from Core Data to Realm

May 13, 2022
Tutorial
Persistence in Unity Using Realm

May 16, 2022
Article
Realm SwiftUI Property wrappers and MVI architecture Meetup

May 12, 2022