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Swift 2 By Example by Giordano Scalzo

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Chapter 1. Welcome to the World of Swift

Swift is a language so new that even the most expert programmers have barely a year and few months of experience in it. However, it borrows most of its features from several other programming languages, such as Ruby, Python, Scala, Rust, Groovy, and even JavaScript and Haskell. So, anyone who approaches Swift will already feel at home, recognizing the patterns and features of their favorite programming languages.

Moreover, unlike Objective-C, whose learning curve is really steep for beginners, Swift is really friendly for newcomers, who can write code once they learn the basics of the language.

Nevertheless, mastering Swift when using its more advanced features, such as effectively integrating patterns of ...

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