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Swift Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, 3rd Edition

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  • For new programmers as well as experienced developers
  • Carefully constructed explanations and examples
  • Insights from the worldwide leader in professional training for Mac developers!

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  • Copyright 2021
  • Pages: 496
  • Edition: 3rd
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-526420-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-526420-1

Through this guide's carefully constructed explanations and examples, you will develop an understanding of Swift grammar and the elements of effective Swift style - all thoroughly revised for Swift 5.3 and Xcode 12.  
Based on Big Nerd Ranchs popular Swift training and its well-tested materials and methodology, this guide teaches concepts and coding through hands-on exercises. You will explore Swift features in Xcode playgrounds, and you will end by building sample apps for the command line and for macOS and iOS.

After working through the book, you will have the skills to confidently dive into learning app development for Apple platforms like iOS and macOS.

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Table of Contents

1. Getting Started
2. Types, Constants, and Variables
3. Conditionals
4. Numbers
5. Switch
6. Loops
7. Strings
8. Arrays
9. Optionals
10. Dictionaries
11. Sets
12. Functions
13. Closures
14. Enumerations
15. Structs and Classes
16. Properties
17. Initialization
18. Value vs. Reference Types
19. Protocols
20. Extensions
21. Generics
22. Protocol Extensions
23. Error Handling
24. Memory Management and ARC
25. Equatable, Comparable, and Hashable
26. Property Wrappers
27. Command-Line Utilities
28. iOS and macOS Apps
29. Conclusion

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