Swift

Apple’s learn-to-code app Swift Playgrounds adds AR lessons

Amid a flurry of educational-related announcements at Apple’s press event this morning, the company also unveiled a new feature in its learn-to-code app Swift Playgrounds, that will help teach a

Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Code’ program expands more broadly in Europe

Apple announced this morning it’s bringing its “Everyone Can Code” program to 70 more colleges and universities across Europe. The program, which Apple designed to help students lear

Here’s how to find a learn to code event for EU Code Week

The annual, European Commission supported EU Code Week kicks off tomorrow, running for two weeks through to October 22.

Reactant is a new native framework for iOS apps

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Xcode, a small Czech team called Brightify has created Reactant, a framework that makes it easy to program iOS apps. The system is a Swift-based framewo

Swift creator departs Tesla after just six months

Chris Lattner has built a solid reputation after working for 11 years at Apple on low-level software technologies. In particular, he developed Apple’s most recent programming language, Swift. In Jan

Apple brings dancing robots and backflipping drones into Swift Playgrounds

Code rules everything around me. And you. Really: be it the stoplight you stared at this morning, or the train you rode in on, or the lil’ robot vacuum keeping your floor ever-so-slightly cleaner wh

Apple targets community college students with new a Swift coding course

Apple’s found a fair bit of success with Swift Playgrounds since launching it last year at WWDC. According to the company, the educational program has enlisted some one million users into its ranks.

iOS developers are switching to Swift according to this Upwork study

Apple’s programming language Swift has been around for a while, but iOS and macOS developers can still develop apps using Apple’s Objective-C. According to a new study from Upwork, tech companies

MIT spin-out Thunkable hopes its drag-and-drop app builder can be a money-spinner too

Bagging lots of users is a challenge one of the startups in Y Combinator's 2016 winter batch is worrying about a bit less than the average. The two-man strong founder team of Thunkable is coming from

Apple’s Swift Programming Language Is Now Open Source

Swift, Apple’s programming language aimed at OS X and iOS developers, has gone open source under the Apache License. This means all of the source code, including the code for a new package manag

The Future Of Enterprise App Development Is Swift

This week Apple wrapped it's keynote at WWDC, their annual developer event, and it's clear from the numbers that the app ecosystem continues to grow at an incredible pace with 100,000,000 apps downloa

Apple Opens Up With A New Blog About Swift, Its New Programming Language

Apple just launched a blog about Swift, its new programming language that makes it easier to build applications for iOS and Mac OS X. This is a first for Apple, and marks a new period of openness for

Swift, Apple’s New Programming Language, Has Been In Development For Nearly Four Years

At its WWDC event on Monday, Apple made waves among the iOS and Mac developer communities with the announcement of Swift, a new programming language designed from the ground up by the company's develo

A Developer Cloned “Flappy Bird” Using Apple’s New Programming Language Swift In A Matter Of Hours

Less than a day after Apple made its surprising announcement about a whole new programming language for building iOS applications, called Swift, a developer with just four hours of Swift programming

Someone Involved With Apple’s New Programming Language Swift Must Be A Firefly Fan

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Mint Founder’s New Project, Swift, Studies Personal Maglev Vehicles

Aaron Patzer, the founder of Mint, has a new project that he is spending half his time on (he continues to spend the other half as VP of Product Innovation at Intuit, which acquired Mint two years ago