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Swift Fundamentals

by Simon Allardice

Swift is the modern, fast, and safe programming language that has rapidly become the first choice for building iOS and macOS apps. This course serves as a firm foundation in Swift, including core syntax, best practices, working with data, and more.

What you'll learn

At the core of developing for any Apple platform iOS, macOS, tvOS, or watchOS - is a thorough knowledge of Swift. In this course, Swift Fundamentals, you will learn to be comfortable and competent in this concise and powerful language. You will learn how this language works with data, move beyond the basics of control flow into closures and extensions, and you'll finally learn how to adopt the mindset of protocol-oriented programming, to tap into the huge amount of functionality that already exists in the Swift world. When you're finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of Swift that will help you as you move forward to developing apps on iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

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About the author

Simon is Creative Director and Principal Author at Pluralsight. With over three decades of software development experience, he's programmed in every discipline: from finance to transportation, nuclear reactors to game development. Prior to joining Pluralsight, Simon was the principal developer author at His first video course released back in 2002: since then, his popular courses have been viewed by hundreds of thousands of developers. His current focus is both on the new — the latest... more

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