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Swift for the Really Impatient by Dave Wood, Matt Henderson

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Chapter 1. Introducing Swift

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Image 1.1 Basic Syntax

Image 1.2 Basic Data Types

Image Exercises

Swift is a new programming language developed by Apple that was released to developers at WWDC 2014. Swift can be used to develop applications for Apple’s iOS and OS X platforms. It is designed to work with, but eventually replace, Objective-C, the language originally used for developing applications on Apple’s platforms.

Apple has a number of goals ...

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