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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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Run the samples of the Swift source code online. Named parameters, inferred types, closures, first class functions, tuples, generics, protocols. All you need to start playing is the web browser.

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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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