Stanford's first Swift programming course now available on iTunes U

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Mon 1:08pm by: Jordan Kahn


Today Stanford is releasing its first course on Apple's new Swift programming language for iOS and OS X and it's available to all through iTunes U.

The course, Developing iOS 8 App with Swift, is offered every year by professor Paul Hegarty through Stanford's School of Engineering and now for the first time includes Swift lessons.

Updated for iOS 8 and Swift. Tools and APIs required to build applications for the iPhone and iPad platforms using the iOS SDK. User interface design for mobile devices and unique user interactions using multi-touch technologies. Object-oriented design using model-view-controller paradigm, memory management, Swift programming language. Other topics include: animation, mobile device power management, multi-threading, networking and performance considerations.

The course is available to download through iTunes U now.

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