A few weeks ago I started to look into Swift, the (rather) new programming language of Apple to build OS X and iOS apps. I decided to look into something different from building (enterprise) systems with Java (although there is still lots to learn there about Java, the different frameworks and so on). Being using MacBooks and Apple’s gadgets for many years I thought this would be fun to do.
So then comes the question ‘where do I start?’. I looked into Apple’s documentation and some of the resources there. I am sure everything to know about the language is there but it isn’t a great or fun way to learn it. Luckily I ran into this site: https://www.hackingwithswift.com/ of Paul Hudson. I think this site is awesome and going through the hands-on tutorials is really a great way to learn more about Swift and its capabilities. Within a few sessions I was already creating my own game on my IPad! Perhaps not the most spectacular game but for a start it was fun to do (and I am finally able to show the result of my work to my 7 year old son and getting an enthusiastic response 🙂 ).
Tag CloudActiveMQ amazon Artifactory AWS AWS Beanstalk AWS DynamoDB AWS EMR AWS Glacier AWS IAM AWS RDS AWS Route 53 AWS S3 AWS SDK Java AWS SQS AWS VPC Axis2 Boxfuse BPEL BPMN Citrus Cloud CloudCheckr Continuous Build CruiseControl CXF DataMining DZone EJB3 Git GitLab GlassFish Hadoop Hibernate IntelliJ IDEA iOS Jasper Reports Java JavaCodeGeeks JAX-WS JAXB JBoss AS JMS Linux MapForce MapReduce maven MongoDB Mule Mule ESB Mule iON Netbeans OpenEJB Oracle BPEL Oracle iAS Oracle WSM Oracle XE Quartz Red Hat REST SAML Security Smooks SOA/Web Services SoapUI Spring Boot Spring Framework Spring Integration Spring WS SqlDeveloper Swift TOGAF9 Tomcat WSO2 ESB XCode XML/XSD/XSLT
Top Posts & Pages
- Assign a fixed IP to AWS EC2 instance
- Validating JWT with Spring Boot and Spring Security
- Using a WAR module as dependency in Maven
- Run your Spring Boot application on AWS using Elastic Beanstalk
- Starting developing in Swift: Using GitLab with XCode
- Using AWS SQS as JMS provider with Spring
- Using Amazon RDS with your WordPress installation
- Transforming XML to CSV via XSLT
- Use Spring and Hibernate with MongoDB
- Writing a Hadoop MapReduce task in Java
Pascal is a senior IT consultant and has been working in IT since 1997. He is monitoring the latest development in new technologies (Mobile, Cloud, Big Data) closely and particularly interested in Java open source tool stacks, cloud related technologies like AWS and mobile development like building iOS apps with Swift. Specialties: Java/JEE/Spring Amazon AWS API/REST Big Data Continuous Delivery Swift/iOS