What Is Swift Programming Language and Why Should You Use IT?

Despite being a toddler in the programming languages world, Swift has proven its efficiency and is used by such companies as LinkedIn, Vimeo, Coursera, Twitter, etc. We assume that it will eventually outflank Objective-C and become a leader for iOS mobile… Read more

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Swift Value Types and Reference Types

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