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Developing iOS Apps with Swift

Developing iOS Apps with Swift

Do you want to write native apps for iOS, but NSString *string = @"This syntax sucks!"; scares you? Never fear, Swift is here. Swift is a modern, fast and powerful language that will become the de-facto standard for writing iOS apps. Come to this session to take a look at how to build an app from scratch using this new language.


Michael Crump

August 05, 2015


  1. Developing iOS Apps with Swift Michael Crump | @mbcrump |

    michaelcrump.net Telerik
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  3. –Craig Federighi “Swift is fast, modern, safe, interactive…”

  4. • Type Inference • Optionals • Generics • Working with

    Strings • Much More… Devs
  5. What was the initial reaction from developers around the world?

  6. iOS Devs

  7. Every other Developer

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  10. But you really want the iOS market share…

  11. iEverything

  12. Won’t be fighting the Obj-C Monster!

  13. We’re Going with Swift!

  14. But we quickly found out… Swift 1.0 was just a

  15. Swift 1.2 A Baby

  16. Swift 2.0 (Beta) A Toddler

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  18. WWDC 15

  19. What Stood Out? • Open Sourced Swift 2.0 • Deploy

    iOS Apps to Devices w/o Dev Account • One Dev Center for Mac/Safari/iOS • Developer Forums Opened to Everyone • Public Betas of iOS 9
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  21. Goal: Get you excited to write iOS Apps using Swift

  22. Resources • Search “Swift” from the iBooks Application. • Search

    “Stanford Swift” from the iTunes Application. • https://developer.apple.com/swift/blog/ - Official blog by Apple on Swift. • Slides & Source Code is github.com/mbcrump/ COTB2015.
  23. UI for iOS Charts ListView DataForm Alert Calendar SideDrawer DataSource

    AppFeedback telerik.com/ios-ui
  24. NativeScript nativescript.org

  25. Michael Crump | @mbcrump | michaelcrump.net Telerik Slides/Demos github.com/mbcrump/COTB2015