Beginning Swift

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  • Explore the fundamental Swift programming concepts, language structure, and the Swift programming syntax
  • Learn how Swift compares to other computer languages and how to transform your thinking to leverage new concepts such as optionals and protocols
  • Master how to use key language elements, such as strings and collections
  • Grasp how Swift supports modern application development using advanced features, such as built-in Unicode support and higher-order functions.

Take your first foray into programming for Apple devices with Swift.Swift is fundamentally different from Objective-C, as it is a protocol-oriented language. While you can still write normal object-oriented code in Swift, it requires a new way of thinking to take advantage of its powerful features and a solid understanding of the basics to become productive.

  • Teaches you how to correctly structure and architect software using Swift
  • Uses real-world examples to connect the theory to a professional setting
  • Imparts expertise in the core Swift standard library
Page Count 196
Course Length 5 hours 52 minutes
ISBN 9781789534313
Date Of Publication 30 May 2018


Rob Kerr

Rob Kerr is a mobile software strategist, designer, and developer, with over 20 years of software development experience. He has been developing iOS applications using Swift since the language's introduction. Rob is the founder of Mobile Toolworks, a software development consultancy creating innovative software designed for a mobile-first world.

Kåre Morstøl

Kåre Morstøl is an independent software developer from Norway, who has programmed almost exclusively in Swift since it was announced. He has created and contributed to numerous open source projects, mainly focused on command-line applications. He thinks Swift is a great language that just keeps getting better.