Introduction to the Swift Programming Language


Course Number: SWFT-100

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Swift Training Overview

Accelebrate's Swift training course provides a comprehensive introduction to version 5 of the Swift programming language.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • Understand the purpose and benefits of Swift
  • Gain experience using Swift’s data types and standard library
  • Learn the proper use of optionals
  • Implement a variety of user-defined types in Swift
  • Learn about error handling and techniques in Swift
  • Understand how to write Swift code that can interoperate with existing code written in C and Objective-C

Prerequisites

  • All attendees must have some previous programming experience (any language)
  • Familiarity with object-oriented programming concepts is recommended but not required
  • Attendees must have some experience using the macOS operating system (launching applications, working with files, etc.)

Outline

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Introduction
  • Purpose of Swift
  • Evolution of Swift
  • Goals of Swift
  • Execution Environment
  • Swift Package Manager
Fundamentals
  • Files and Initialization
  • Statements
  • Constants and Variables
  • Type Annotations
  • Numeric Types
  • Booleans
  • Strings and Characters
  • Tuples
  • Conditional Statements
  • Loops
Optionals
  • Introduction
  • Forced Unwrapping
  • Optional Binding
  • Optional Chaining
  • Implicitly Unwrapped Optionals
Functions
  • Introduction
  • External Parameter Names
  • Default Parameter Values
  • Variadic Parameters
  • InOut Parameters
  • Function Types
  • Closures
Collections
  • Introduction
  • Arrays
  • Sets
  • Dictionaries
Object-Oriented Techniques
  • Enumerations
  • Structures
  • Classes
  • Computed Properties
  • Property Observers
  • Automatic Reference Counting (ARC)
  • Inheritance
  • Type Casting
  • Initialization
  • Deinitialization
  • Protocols
  • Extensions
  • Access Control
Error Handling
  • Introduction
  • Representing and Throwing Errors
  • Handing Errors
  • Cleanup Actions
  • Guards
Generics
  • Introduction
  • Generic Functions
  • Generic Types
  • Type Constraints
Interoperability
  • Introduction
  • Objective-C Frameworks
  • C Libraries
  • Mixed Projects
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Swift training students receive courseware, a lab manual, and a related textbook.

Software Requirements:

  • Mac running the current or immediately previous version of macOS, with 8 GB RAM or more
  • The latest version of Xcode (available for free from the Apple App Store)


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