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Pluralsight

Swift: First Look

via Pluralsight

Overview

This course is as a foundation in Swift core syntax, best practices, working with data, and more.

After over two decades of dominance, Objective-C is being replaced by a new upstart: Swift. Swift promises to be a new language that synthesizes the best ideas from several other popular languages. It also has its own unique twists on programming. Swift's terse and expressive syntax, along with an amazing dynamic exploration tool make Swift a must-learn language for Mac and iOS developers. Note: This course covers the version 1.0 specification of the language, but should be compatible with the current language syntax.

Topics:
  • A Few More Reasons to Learn Swift
  • Piece by Piece: What Your Data Means
  • Shaping the Path: Controlling the Flow of Your Code
  • Constructing Code: Who Does What? - Creating Functions
  • Taking Data Types Further: When to Limit, Describe, and Collect
  • Making Sense of Closures
  • Using Classes and Objects in Swift
  • Introducing Protocols

Taught by

Simon Allardice

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