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Swift Language

Swift is a brand new programming language for iOS and OS X app development, crafted by Apple.


Swift is an innovative programming language for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch frameworks. It combines the best of Objective-C with a very concise syntax. Based on LLVM, Swift can run side-by-side with existing Objective-C code.

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See the real world examples of the Swift source code. Named parameters, inferred types, closures, first class functions, tuples, generics, protocols. All you need to start playing is the latest Xcode 6 beta.

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Read the official Swift Programming Language Book by Apple, containing a complete guide and a language reference, in one of five formats.



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