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Mastering Swift 3

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Learn
  • Dive into the core components of Swift 3.0, including operators, collections, control flow, and functions
  • Create and use classes, structures, and enums
  • Understand object-oriented Swift and see how to tackle inheritance, protocols, and extensions
  • Develop a practical understanding of subscripts, optionals, and closures
  • See how to use the new protocol extension and error handling features of Swift 3.0
  • Add concurrency to your applications using Grand Central Dispatch
About

Swift is the definitive language of Apple development today. It’s a vital part of any iOS and OS X developer’s skillset, helping them to build the most impressive and popular apps on the App Store—the sort of apps that are essential to iPhone and iPad users every day. With version 3.0, the Swift team have added new features to improve the development experience—making it easier to get the results you want and customers expect.

Inside, you’ll find the key features of Swift 3.0 and quickly learn how to use the newest updates to your development advantage. From Objective-C interoperability to ARC, to closures and concurrency, this advanced Swift guide will develop your expertise and make you more fluent in this vital programming language.

We give you in-depth knowledge of some of the most sophisticated elements of Swift development including protocol extensions, error-handling, design patterns, and concurrency, and guide you on how to use and apply them in your own projects. You'll see how even the most challenging design patterns and programming techniques can be used to write cleaner code and to build more performant iOS and OS X applications.

By the end of this book, you’ll have a handle on effective design patterns and techniques, which means you’ll soon be writing better iOS and OS X applications with a new level of sophistication and control.

Features
  • Discover the new features and improvements to Swift 3
  • Get to grips with advanced design patterns and techniques to write smarter, cleaner Swift code
  • Become a more fluent Swift developer and build powerful, impressive iOS and OS X applications.
Page Count 392
Course Length 11 hours 45 minutes
ISBN9781786466129
Date Of Publication 24 Oct 2016

Authors

Jon Hoffman

Jon Hoffman has over 20 years' experience in the field of Information Technology. Over those 20 years, Jon has worked in the areas of system administration, network administration, network security, application development, and architecture. Currently, Jon works as a senior software engineer for Syn-Tech Systems. Jon has developed extensively for the iOS platform since 2008. This includes several apps that he has published in the App Store, apps that he has written for third parties, and numerous enterprise applications. What really drives Jon is the challenges the Information Technology field provides and there is nothing more exhilarating to him than overcoming a challenge. Some of Jon's other interests are watching Baseball (Go Sox) and Basketball (Go Celtics). Jon also really enjoys Tae Kwon Do where he and his oldest daughter Kailey earned their black belts together early in 2014. Kim (his wife) earned her black belt in December 2014, and his youngest daughter is currently working towards her black belt.