What's New In Swift 5

  • 2019-03-27 08:05 AM
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A concise and convenient guide into the new features of Swift 5

The all new Swift 5 brings significant improvements to the Swift programming language. This includes new String ergonomics, improvements to the current Swift Standard Library, syntactic additions and the long awaited feature of ABI stability. This course aims to make your migration to Swift 5 as easy as possible. We will examine the new features of Swift 5 and learn how Swift 5 will change app development.

This course is aimed at developers with a basic to advanced level of Swift knowledge. This course is not a tutorial on Swift therefore some experience with Swift is crucial. We will look at each new Swift 5 feature in an interactive Playground with real world examples and code. We will also examine the Swift Evolution Proposal from which each new feature came from to understand the goal behind the Swift feature. When you complete this course you will have a complete Playground project with notes and code examples to refer back to when needed.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand how the new ABI stability will impact the Swift programming language forever
  • Learn how Swift 5 makes String use easier and more performant
  • Learn the new additions to the Swift Standard Library like the new Result type
  • Learn how Swift 5 will better interoperate with dynamic languages like Python
  • Learn how Swift 5 will make code less complex and easier to read

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