Beginning Swift Programming
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: December 2014
Pages: 288

Master Swift and start building interactive, fun, and fast iOS and OS X apps.

Discover, master, and build with Swift, Apple’s new programming language for iOS and OS X® development. This step-by-step beginner’s guide has what you need to start building dynamic Mac and iPhone apps. Veteran developer and technology trainer Wei-Meng Lee shares real-world examples, deciphers little-known features, and reveals the advantages of Swift, including increased app speed and safety. Through programmer-to-programmer real-world instruction, you’ll discover good programming style and methodologies that will increase the quality of your apps and have you up and running in no time.

Beginning Swift Programming:

  • Provides real-world, expert instruction for creating iPhone® and Mac® apps using Swift
  • Helps you take advantage of Swift’s fast, secure, and flexible built-in features
  • Includes detailed code examples
  • Offers a complete overview of data types, strings and characters, operators and functions, arrays, dictionaries, and more
  • Examines control flow and looping, classes and objects, class inheritance, protocols and delegates, generics, and closures
  • Demonstrates the benefits of building apps with Swift

Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.

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    • Difficult to understand
    • Not comprehensive enough
    • Too basic
    • Too many errors

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      Comments about oreilly Beginning Swift Programming:

      The book is full of mistakes and useless for beginners.
      The terminology is confusing.
      The section on "common string functions" is a good example of the tone of the book. If you type in the examples in the Swift REPL you get the opposite results.
      I doubt this book underwent a review.

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