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Swift Essentials - Second Edition

By : Alex Blewitt
Book Image

Swift Essentials - Second Edition

By: Alex Blewitt

Overview of this book

Swift was considered one of the biggest innovations last year, and certainly with Swift 2 announced at WWDC in 2015, this segment of the developer space will continue to be hot and dominating. This is a fast-paced guide to provide an overview of Swift programming and then walks you through in detail how to write iOS applications. Progress through chapters on custom views, networking, parsing and build a complete application as a Git repository, all by using Swift as the core language
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Swift Essentials Second Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewer


A number of local iOS developer groups existed before Swift was created; they have since been supplanted by Swift-specific groups. These will of course vary by geographic location, but a few meetup sites exist, such as EventBrite at, and Meetup at

There are also likely to be Twitter groups or meetups near you; for example, in London, there is @SwiftLDN at who have regular meetings listed at In New York, the group is fairly active. In San Francisco, both and are active.