The Swift programming language
Swift is an open source hybrid language developed by Apple that combines OOP and protocol-oriented programming with functional programming paradigms. Swift can be used along with Objective-C to develop macOS, iOS, tvOS, and watchOS applications. Swift can also be used on Ubuntu Linux to develop web applications. This book explains Swift 3.0 Preview 1 and utilizes Xcode 8.0 beta. Source code at GitHub repository will be updated frequently to catch up with Swift changes.
Swift has borrowed many concepts from other programming languages such as Scala, Haskell, C#, Rust, and Objective-C and has the following features.
Swift has a modern syntax that eliminates the verbosity of programming languages ...