Tag / Swift

iPhone and stethoscope
/ February 13, 2017 / Comments Off on My first program in Swift

My first program in Swift

After spending dozens of hours learning the basic concepts of the Swift (Mac programming) language, I finally completed a course that walks you through the entire process of building an app. The basic concept of the app is every time you press a button, it loads a new, random fact on the screen. While obviously very simple in functionality, […]

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Learning Swift in XCode
/ February 8, 2017 / Comments Off on I can feel my brain growing

I can feel my brain growing

I haven’t posted much about my progress since starting the course on iOS programming a few weeks ago. Actually, I’ve only written about it once since I began. Three weeks into learning Swift Things have been progressing quickly. I learned the basics such as types, operators, arrays, dictionaries (this was a new concept for me), […]

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/ January 19, 2017 / Comments Off on The Basics of Programming

The Basics of Programming

As I recently mentioned, I decided to learn Swift to be able to create a MacOS app. With learning anything new comes the frustrations of feeling incompetent and annoyed that seemingly simple tasks prove to be difficult. But I have to remind myself to be patient and not try to rush the process, even though […]

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/ January 18, 2017 / Comments Off on Learning Swift

Learning Swift

I officially began learning Swift yesterday, the new programming language for Mac OS and iOS applications. So far I have to say it’s the easiest language to learn from a syntax perspective, in that every other programming language had major stumbling blocks for me in the early stages, to the point where I gave up […]

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