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Top 8 Sources You Can Rely Upon For Learning Swift

by Addison Cohen Content Writer
A few months ago at the WWDC 2014, Apple has introduced its new programming language - Swift alongside with OS X 10.10 Yosemite. And since its release, an overwhelming excitement can be observed among the programming community.

The Swift has become quite popular due to its interactive and user-friendly interface. For the aspiring iphone app developers or experienced programmers, if they have expertise in Objective-c, it would be easier for them to learn Swift.

Here is a list of sources that offer free tutorials for Swift.


If you are looking for the most trusted sources then look no further than Apple, it has introduced a free 500 page iBook that offers tutorial and official reference guide for Swift. This e-book is ideal for beginners and can be downloaded from iTunes for free on both Mac OS and iOS.


Get the updated X-code copy and you are ready for this tutorial. It is a fabulous alternative to the Apple iBook. The author of this tutorial Ray Wenderlich has explained every feature of Swift in a crisp and precise fashion with code examples. He has also provided an example to create a tip calculator using Swift.


Another official and genuine source to learn Swift with great convenience. Videos are often a viable choice for efficiently learning anything. This video course is unveiled by Apple and it features a video playlist on YouTube that explains different aspects of Swift programming language. It includes around 37 videos that altogether form a short course to learn Swift.


There is a blog by Apple that is purely dedicated to Swift. Apple keeps it updated with all the latest news, tips and tricks that explains an ideal way to implement Swift. It offers logical and comprehensible examples to explain the Swift utilization. Since, it is in the beginning phase, it's recommended to stay tuned to the genuine blogs like this blog and catch all up-to-the-minute information about Swift.

#5. Swift Tutorials


If you prefer learning via videos, then this tutorial would be a great option. It includes total 6 videos – 1 video epitomizes the introduction and other 5 videos explain 5 different elements including switches in Xcode 6, universal storyboard, etc., and each video epitomizes code for better understanding.


#6. SoSoSwift


What if you will get a collection of different sources, from where you can efficiently learn the latest programming language Swift? Yes, SoSoSwift offers a variety of options including blogs, articles, videos, tutorials, etc., that allows you to swiftly learn how to develop an app using Swift.


Assuming that now, you are clear with the basic concepts of Swift, it's the time for developing an application. Entertainment apps, especially gaming application have been the first choice for the majority of users; thus, creating a game would be a great idea. This e-book is ideal for learning how to build an iOS game; it offers a step-by-step guide to develop the popular game – Tetris using Swift and is named as Swiftris. To avail this book, you just need to subscribe via an email.


Since, Swift will be used in all the future applications and iOS 8 is on its way, it is worth learning to develop applications for iOS 8 using Swift. This is a great tutorial by Jameson Quave, it exists in a number of parts to give you an insight about this language and teach you how to develop applications for iOS 8, by implementing novel Swift programming language.

Bottom Line:
Knowing Objective-C is sufficient for now, but it's expected that Swift will become essential in about one year. Especially, if you want to pursue or build your career with iOS applications and are eager to conveniently learn Swift, you can choose any of the above mentioned sources to stay ahead of your competitive programmers.

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