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Migrating to Swift from Web Development by Sean Liao, Mark Punak

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Chapter    1

Setting Up the Development Environment

It is more fun to see apps run than to read the source code, and you cannot get hands-on programming experience by just reading books. Let’s get the development environment up and running first so you can use it—and learn Swift programming for iOS along the way.

There is no single integrated development environment (IDE) that can be called the IDE for web development. Eclipse and Eclipse-based products such as Aptana and Spket, and others such as NetBeans, IntelliJ Idea, and Visual Studio, are all popular tools for building and deploying web applications. In fact, some outstanding web developers use only a text editor to create Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), ...

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