Colin Smith

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5 ways Apple’s Swift will make developers happy

We engineers are a picky bunch. We spend countless hours coding apps and websites. So, when it comes tools and programming languages, we have lots of …

Getting Started With Swift In Salesforce iOS SDK

Integrating Swift Into An Existing Salesforce iOS Project [Video]<p>In this video you will learn some of the basics of Apple's new programming language …

iOS and Swift Beginner Tutorial: Simple To-Do-List iOS App Part 2

iOS and Swift Beginner Tutorial: Simple To-Do-List iOS App Part 1

Swift 101 - Swift Meets the Cocoa Touch Framework

Even though Apple has provided the new Swift programming language for building iOS apps, one thing remains the same—we still use the Cocoa Touch Framework libraries to build iOS functionality into our apps. However, since the Cocoa Touch Framework is written in Objective-C, how is this …

Three New Swift Books: Preorders Now Available!

Three Brand New Swift and iOS 8 Books: Preorders Now Available!<p>With the introduction of the Swift language and iOS 8, iOS development is going to …

Tutorials

How to make awesome UI components in iOS 8 using Swift and XCode 6 - IBDesignable and IBInspectable

In Xcode 6 two new interface builder declaration attributes were introduced: IBInspectable and IBDesignable. IBInspectableexposes class properties in …

Mac developers musing on Apple's new Swift language

At WWDC, Apple released the first version of Swift, the company's new development language. Developers are taking a look-see at Swift and offering …

Swift Tutorial Part 1: Expressions, Variables & Constants

Learn how to code using Swift 3 and playgrounds!<p>Welcome to our mini series on getting started with programming in Swift!<p>In this series, you’ll learn …

How to write apps with Apple Swift 2

This guide shows you how to get started with Apple’s newly updated Swift 2 programming language and start creating apps for iOS and Mac OS X. Plus: …

Apps

WWDC 2014

Extensions brings the functionality of system services, going all the way back to NeXTSTEP, to iOS and Mac OS X in a new clean and secure way. They …

A swift introduction to Swift

A quick introduction to Swift, the new language Apple introduced in WWDC14 to create apps for iOS and OSX

What You Should Know To Code In Swift

The most surprising thing to come out of Apple's WWDC event this year was a new programming language for iOS and Mac development - Swift. To the …

Drawing With Swift in Playgrounds - Game Programming with Swift

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 experience under his belt created a clone of the virally popular game “Flappy Bird.” However, the …

Why Coders Are Going Nuts Over Apple's New Programming Language

When Apple unveiled a new programming language at its World Wide Developers Conference on Monday, the place went "nuts," erupting with raucous cheers …

Apple's Swift programming language inspired by Groovy

During Apple's WWDC conference was announced a new programming language, called Swift, targeted at developing on iOS devices (and likely Mac OS X in …

What Does Apple's Swift Programming Language Mean for iOS Developers?

In our latest <i>Ask A Developer</i> video, iOS Engineer Chris Gibbs discusses how Swift is changing the game for iOS developers.<p>Don't forget to check out …

Basic Comparison of C# and Apple Swift Programming Language Syntax

Recently, Apple announced and released a beta version of the new Swift programming language for building iOS and OSX applications. Swift is a modern …

10 features Apple 'stole' for the Swift programming language

What Apple borrowed in creating Swift<p>To paraphrase the saying, good artists borrow, but great ones steal. However you look at it, Apple has nicked a …

Mathematics

Apple has a new programming language called Swift, 'and it totally rules'

Apple introduced a boatload of new consumer features for OS X and iOS today, but one of the biggest announcements for developers could be its new programming language, Swift. Craig Federighi just announced it, saying that Apple is trying to build a language that doesn't have the "baggage" of …

Get Started With Apple’s Swift Programming Language With a Free eBook

If you're interested in learning Apple's newly announced Swift programming language, Apple is giving you the chance with a free eBook on iTunes.<p>Swift …

Swift, Apple’s New Programming Language, Was Born Four Years Ago

When Tim Cook took the stage on Monday morning to start this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, he pointed to the three topics of the Apple …

Swift: a developer's guide to Apple's new programming language

Apple took developers by surprise on Tuesday by announcing Swift, a new programming language for developing apps across Apple’s platforms.<p>Until now, most apps on Apple devices have been built using Objective-C, the language almost exclusively adopted by NeXT corporation years ago and subsequently …

Stupidity Spreads Like A Cold Sore At A Christmas Party: How To Avoid Programming Like A Jackass

I thought I had a good idea several weeks ago. I was in the middle of a weight cut, and I didn’t want to stress about not hitting big single squats. …

The Foam Rolling You Should Be Doing (But Probably Aren't)

By Sheila Monaghan<p>By now, most educated exercisers have joined the foam rolling revolution. But while your IT bands may be intimately familiar with the tool's hurts-so-good loosening powers, limiting your experience to the lower body minimizes the total-body benefits. To that end, Master Trainer …

CrossFit Is Dangerous -- Life Is Dangerous

CrossFit is dangerous. Life is dangerous. The news reminds us of this each day. Recently, there was been a lot of media coverage focusing on the dangers of CrossFit, specifically rhabdomyolysis, which according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, "is the breakdown of muscle fibers that leads …

CrossFit

How To Improve Your Push-ups in 8 Weeks

<i>Brad Borland is a strength & conditioning specialist, cancer survivor and the founder of WorkoutLab.</i><p>The push-up must be the MOST popular exercise …

6 Reasons Everyone Should Stop Eating Gluten

But gluten-free is more than just the latest fad… there are multiple studies showing that gluten can cause harmful effects.<p>Here are 6 shocking reasons to avoid gluten.<p>1. Celiac Disease is on The Rise and Most People Remain Undiagnosed<p>Gluten is a protein composite found in several types of grains, …