Swift Cookbook Second Edition

Swift Cookbook Second Edition

Over 60 proven recipes for developing better iOS applications with Swift 5.3

person icon Keith Moon

ebook icon Packt Publishing

language icon Language - English

updated on icon Updated on Mar, 2021

architecture icon Development,Mobile Apps,Swift


This eBook includes

Formats : PDF, EPUB, MOBI (Downlodable)

Pages : 500

ISBN : 9781839210624

Language : English

About the Book

Book description

Discover recipes for building feature-rich, reliable iOS native apps and explore the latest features in Swift 5.3 with the help of proven industry standard recipes, modern design techniques, and popular strategies

Key Features

  • Learn Swift 5.3 programming techniques to write robust and efficient code
  • Discover the fundamentals of Swift and build apps with frameworks such as Foundation, Networking, and UIKit
  • Get to grips with the new features of Swift 5.3, including SwiftUI, CoreML and the Vision Framework

Book Description

Swift is an exciting, multi-platform, general-purpose programming language, and with this book, you'll explore the features of its latest version, Swift 5.3.

The book begins with an introduction to the basic building blocks of Swift 5.3, its syntax, and the functionalities of Swift constructs. You’ll then discover how Swift Playgrounds provide an ideal platform to write, execute, and debug your Swift code. As you advance through the chapters, the book will show you how to bundle variables into tuples or sets, order your data with an array, store key-value pairs with dictionaries, and use property observers. You’ll also get to grips with the decision-making and control structures in Swift, examine advanced features such as generics and operators, and explore functionalities outside of the standard library. Once you’ve learned how to build iOS applications using UIKit, you'll find out how to use Swift for server-side programming, run Swift on Linux, and investigate Vapor. Finally, you'll discover some of the newest features of Swift 5.3 using SwiftUI and Combine to build adaptive and reactive applications, and find out how to use Swift to build and integrate machine learning models along with Apple’s Vision Framework.

By the end of this Swift book, you'll have discovered solutions to boost your productivity while developing code using Swift 5.3.

What you will learn

  • Explore basic to advanced concepts in Swift 5.3 programming
  • Understand conditional statements, loops, and how to handle errors in Swift
  • Define flexible classes and structs using generics
  • Use advanced operators and create custom ones
  • Build iOS apps using the powerful features of UIKit or the new SwiftUI framework
  • Import your own custom functionality into Swift Playgrounds
  • Run Swift on Linux and investigate server-side programming with the server-side framework Vapor
  • Use Swift to implement machine learning models using CoreML and Vision

Who this book is for

If you are looking to learn about the diverse features offered by Swift 5.3, along with tips and tricks to efficiently code and build applications, then this Swift book is for you. Knowledge of general programming concepts will assist in understanding key concepts.

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Packt Publishing

Packt Publishing

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As part of our mission, we have also awarded over $1,000,000 through our Open Source Project Royalty scheme, helping numerous projects become household names along the way.

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