Move into iOS development by getting a firm grasp of its fundamentals, including the Xcode 13 IDE, Cocoa Touch, and the latest version of Apple's acclaimed programming language, Swift 5.5. With this thoroughly updated guide, you'll learn the Swift language, understand Apple's Xcode development tools, and discover the Cocoa framework.
Explore Swift's object-oriented conceptsBecome familiar with built-in Swift typesDive deep into Swift objects, protocols, and genericsTour the life cycle of an Xcode projectLearn how nibs are loadedUnderstand Cocoa's event-driven designCommunicate with C and Objective-C
In this edition, catch up on the latest iOS programming features:
Structured concurrency: async/await, tasks, and actorsSwift native formatters and attributed stringsLazy locals and throwing gettersEnhanced collections with the Swift Algorithms and Collections packagesXcode tweaks: column breakpoints, package collections, and Info.plist build settingsImprovements in Git integration, localization, unit testing, documentation, and distributionAnd more!