067 Swift

09 Apr 2016

Swift is a new programming language developed by Apple. In this episode, we will go through some of the basic language attributes such as var, let, control flow, optionals, closures and class.

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Sample code: Github

Version: 2.2

Background on Swift

  1. Learn one new programming language per year

Things to learn with Swift


  1. Download the latest xCode
    • Check the version in your command line: swift --version
    • Check the common commands: swift --help
    • Check where the executable is hosted: which swift
    • Create a file called 1-print.swift with the code

swift print("hello world") - Run it in the command line with swift {FILENAME} E.g. swift 1-print.swift - Try out the code and run them in the command line

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