Swift is already one of the world’s most popular programming languages

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Swift use is on the rise.
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Apple’s new Swift programming language is being adopted even faster than anyone predicted.

In the latest TIOBE Index, which ranks the popularity of programming languages, Apple shot up from the 14th spot last year — and has already cracked the top 10. That may not sound too exciting, but considering all the other languages in the top 10 are at least two decades old, Swift is catching fire in a major way.

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Master Swift 3, Apple’s latest programming language [Deals]

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Learn Apple's latest coding language, Swift 3, from the ground up.
Learn Apple's latest coding language, Swift 3, from the ground up.
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If you want to develop apps for iOS, you’ve got to know Swift 3. Apple’s latest and greatest programming language, it’s an essential element for developing for iPhone and iPad.

The Swift 3 Master Coder Bundle will give you the skills you need to develop iOS apps. Broken into four sections, the bundle includes hundreds of lectures and clocks in at 85 hours of training. This is a great resource for aspiring and seasoned coders alike, and right now you can get the whole bundle for just $45 at Cult of Mac Deals.

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Just in time for WWDC 2016, learn how to develop for iOS [Deals]

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Learn Swift and other key programming languages to start making apps for iPhone and iPad.
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With all the great minds working at and with Apple coming together again for WWDC 2016, we’re sharing deals aimed at developers new and seasoned alike. These lessons in Swift, Objective-C, Xcode and other essential iOS languages and frameworks will get you up to speed with some of the most lucrative and in-demand skills in today’s job market. Take a look:

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An anti-car theft app? It’s just one of the newest deals at Cult of Mac [Deals]

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These two, 2-meter long Lightning cables are going for less than a single, standard one.
These two, 2-meter long Lightning cables are going for less than a single, standard one.
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You’ve gotta love the tools and toys you never knew you needed, and this week’s latest deals include a few. An app for tracking your car and preventing theft, a pair of extra long Lightning Cables, lessons in iOS coding and comprehensive instruction in one of the leading illustrator apps. The first step in wanting something is knowing it exists, so read on to get first dibs on these great deals:

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App developers: Sharpen your skills with 90% off coding courses [Deals]

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Whether you're a seasoned app developer or still learning, this course in Swift and iOS 9 is for you.
Whether you're a seasoned app developer or still learning, this course in Swift and iOS 9 is for you.
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If you’re working toward app-making mastery, you need to stay on top of the key languages and frameworks for iOS. For first-time coders and seasoned developers alike, we’ve got three kick-ass courses offering hands-on experience with Xcode, Swift and Objective-C, plus other fundamentals that will hone your chops and up your marketability.

Oh, and another thing — each of these courses is discounted by at least 90 percent.

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If you want to code, you want these coding lessons [Deals]

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Master the easy-to-learn, multifaceted language behind Google and YouTube with 50 hours of training.
Master the easy-to-learn, multifaceted language behind Google and YouTube with 50 hours of training.
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There’s a lot to know for anyone looking to get into the lucrative field of coding for the web, and it’s a topic that grows every day. That’s why it’s good to develop some solid, focused fundamentals, which is exactly what these four courses offer. Covering Python, Javascript, iOS Xcode and SQL, it’s a great opportunity to develop your skills in one, two, three or four of the most critical corners of coding for web.

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Learning to build apps is like anything else — it takes practice [Deals]

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Learn to build iOS 9 apps with 20 hands-on examples.
Learn to build iOS 9 apps with 20 hands-on examples.
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These days, coding for mobile is one of the most valuable professional skills you can acquire. If you want in on the action but didn’t spend your teen years coding a the console, you’ll need help getting your hands dirty with the nitty gritty of mobile development. That’s exactly what this course provides, offering the chance to build 20 hands-on iOS 9 apps, an invaluable learning experience that’s just $19.

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A lifetime of lessons on Apple’s top mobile programming tools [Deals]

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Get access to a lifetime of lessons in key Apple languages for iOS 9, Xcode, and more.
Get access to a lifetime of lessons in key Apple languages for iOS 9, Xcode, and more.
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There’s plenty to learn about coding for iOS’s range of products. From Swift to WatchKit to Objective-C, there’s enough to learn to last a lifetime. Thankfully we’ve found a way to get a lifetime of access to iOS & Xcode Developer Training, which normally goes for almost $8,000, for just $79.

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Learn to make iOS 9 apps by actually, you know, making them [Deals]

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By building 20 separate apps, this course will teach you development on iOS 9 from top to bottom.
By building 20 separate apps, this course will teach you development on iOS 9 from top to bottom.
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iOS 9 is still a wide open frontier for anybody looking to develop the next hit app. If you want in on the action, you’re going to have to learn to use iOS 9’s various powerful coding tools and languages, which is why this course is ideal. By building 20 separate apps, you’ll learn the ins and outs of developing for iPhone, all for just $19 at Cult of Mac Deals.

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Apple launches new blog dedicated to all things Swift

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Swift, a completely new programming language for the App Age, was one of the biggest announcements that come out of WWDC and now it’s also got its own blog.

Apple launched a new blog dedicated to the development of Swift on its developer site this morning to educate coders on the new language that has replaced Objective-C to build iOS and Mac apps. The blog will give readers a behind-the-scenes look at the design and development of Swift from the very engineers who created it. News and hints will also spill over the blogs’ pages to help devs become more productive with the Swift language.

Here’s the first post:

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