Learn Swift 5 Programming

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Swift is a powerful programming language that is fun as the syntax is concise yet expressive and feature-rich.

This course helps you take your first steps into programming for Apple devices with Swift. You'll quickly learn Swift and the new features introduced in its latest version. You'll design user interfaces using the UIKit and unleash the power of Storyboards with AutoLayout. You'll use the CoreLocation framework to determine a device's geographic location, altitude, and orientation.

This course lets you explore the most important development tools and techniques used to develop real-world iOS apps while giving you insights into how to improve performance using the latest version of Swift. Finally, you'll learn how to write UI tests for your applications to manage performance and then submit your app to the App Store.

By the end of this course, you will have gotten started as a Swift programmer and will be able to build your own apps.

What You Will Learn

  • Develop a fully functional sample app from scratch using Xcode
  • Discover the Swift 5 basics and get familiar with its coding principles and syntax
  • Design an app using UIKit elements and discover the power of Storyboards with AutoLayout
  • Make web service calls and parse JSON responses
  • Learn how to use the CoreLocation framework, go through Apple s documentation, and make use of other frameworks in the future
  • Write UI Tests for your applications to achieve good code coverage and automate some testing processes


This course is for developers and programmers keen to get up-and-running with Swift and move towards iOS development as a career.

While no prior experience of Swift is required, a basic understanding would be useful.

About The Author

Kushal Ashok: Kushal Ashok has been developing iOS apps since 2012 and has twice been involved in Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC). He has over 7 years' experience working with Swift and extensive global experience, including the US and China.

He is an avid learner of new technologies and has successfully developed and deployed several iOS apps to the App Store with unique features such as Siri integration, spotlight search, wallet pass, and more. In addition, he has worked on various native frameworks, including UIKit, AVFoundation, Core Graphics, MapKit, JavaScriptCore, PDFKit, PassKit, and SiriKit.

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Product information

  • Title: Learn Swift 5 Programming
  • Author(s): Kushal Ashok
  • Release date: May 2020
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781838983925