Swift Stories October 10

AAPL: 155.90

0.06

Tim Cook believes learning to code is more important than English [Video]

Tim Cook is touring France this week where he spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron about education and taxes, and a new video interview via Konbini shows the Apple CEO talking more about the former.

Swift Stories August 31

AAPL: 164.00

0.65

Earlier this summer Apple updated its Playgrounds iPad app with the ability to control drones and robots through coding courses that help users learn Apple’s Swift software development language. Today two new accessories have been added as Swift coding courses: Sphero Template and R2-D2 by Sphero.

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Swift Stories May 24

AAPL: 153.34

-0.46

Apple has today announced that is launching a new app development curriculum designed to teach students how to start using Swift to create fully functional iPhone apps. The course is available for free on iBooks (plus teacher’s guide) for anyone to download, and builds on the Everyone Can Code series Apple already publishes.

This fall, Apple says six American community colleges will teach the curriculum as well as ‘select high schools’. Apple wants to help more people learn to code and enter the app economy.

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Swift Stories May 1

AAPL: 146.58

2.93

Apple has partnered with Tynker, a San Francisco-based STEM education platform, to release two new game-based programming lessons aimed to help kids learn how to code. The new Space Cadet and Dragon Spells courses are available for free.

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Swift Stories April 13

AAPL: 141.05

-0.75

Swift University opens course for writing Android apps in Apple’s language

A new development learning course based in Italy claims to be the first of its kind to let you program for Android … using Apple’s Swift developer language.

Swift Stories March 27

AAPL: 140.88

0.24

Ahead of WWDC 2017, Apple releases Swift 3.1 as part of Xcode 8.3

Following last year’s Swift 3.0 release, Apple has officially released Swift 3.1 today with Xcode 8.3. Now that Swift has hit its first major point release in third iteration, the team will be putting their focus onto Swift 4.

Swift was recently in the spotlight as it’s original creator, Chris Lattner, had left to join become Tesla’s VP of Autopilot Software.

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