Apple makes Swift training free via iBooks
25 May 2017 | 0
The app economy is a huge business and app development is in high demand. For students wanting to learn how to write apps, Apple has good news: On Wednesday, the company announced that it has released a new app development curriculum and it’s free through the Apple iBooks Store.
According to Apple, the App Development with Swift training is designed as a year-long course. Anyone who participates will learn how to code using Swift and create apps.
“We’ve seen firsthand the impact that coding has on individuals and the US economy as a whole,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook in a press release. “The app economy and software development are among the fastest-growing job sectors in America and we’re thrilled to be providing educators and students with the tools to learn coding.”
Apple introduced the Swift programming language at the 2014 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference. Swift was designed to be easy to use replacement to Objective-C, while still maintaining performance and flexibility.
IDG News Service