Stanford developing iOS8 apps with Swift programming language


Stanford is releasing its first course on Apple’s new swift programming language for iOS and OS X and it’s available to all through iTunes U. This course is available to download for free of cost and Stanford says that you must have good knowledge on C language and object-oriented programming even if you have experience already it may help you to complete the course quickly.


This course offers many tools and API’s which are essential to build the applications for iPhone and iPad on iOS platforms. Even by using the iOS SDK, that guides you object oriented design using model-view-controller paradigm, memory management, and the Swift programming language. Some of the other topics includes animation, mobile device power management, multi-threading, networking and performance considerations.

Swift is totally new programming language was introduced at Apple’s 2014 Worldwide developers conference for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch. Writing code make you more interesting and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project or addition with your current application because this application code works side by side with objective C.

Stanford’s School of Engineering offers a class every year on developing for iOS and OS X and is gracious enough to post lectures on iTunes U for all to see. Currently this course is available via iTunes U

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