Preface

I’m incredibly excited to have finally completed this book. I want to see more people learning to program, but some are intimidated by the enormous world of programming and have trouble finding a good place to start. I hope this book will help.

I didn’t major in Computer Science in college, so I probably started my computer career somewhere close to where you are now. I got my first iPhone when they came out in 2007, and I was enamored. I wanted to create my own apps, so I found a local class that taught iOS programming, and away I went. I’ve been programming on the iPhone in some fashion ever since.

One of the things you’ll notice after you begin programming is that your friends will frequently mention that they have a great idea ...

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