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Topic: Swift

Apple's Swift being taught across Europe in EU Code Week

10/03/2019, 06:10 am

The European Union's annual Code Week is working with Apple's Swift language and Everyone Can Code initiative to introduce programming to teachers and students of all ages and abilities.

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Apple shines spotlight on Teacher Coding Academies

08/07/2019, 08:08 am

Apple is hosting a series of training sessions for teachers, intended to instruct them on how to best educate the next generation on how to use the principles of coding in everyday tasks.

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Apple & Tennessee State University partner on bringing coding to historically black schools

07/23/2019, 04:07 pm

Apple and Tennessee State University have joined together on the HBCU C2 Presidential Academy, meant to expose students at historically black colleges and universities -- HBCUs -- to opportunities in programming and app development.

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Apple macOS Catalina, Catalyst, and SwiftUI excitement, on the AppleInsider Podcast

06/21/2019, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor enthuse about Affinity Publisher, the newest desktop publishing app from Serif Labs. And while Kano PC partners with Microsoft to take on the iPad in education, Jamf reports that people in the workplace strongly prefer Macs to PCs.

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WWDC19: SwiftUI was the brightest star in a galaxy of new ideas

06/19/2019, 02:06 pm

I talked to lots of developers at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, from fresh-faced scholarship winners entirely new to WWDC to an experienced veteran who reported having first attended Apple's annual dev event back in 1991. The unanimous answer to "what's the most exciting thing you saw this week?" was SwiftUI, hands down.

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Live from WWDC - the Mac Pro, Pro Display XDR, iOS 13, macOS Catalina and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

06/07/2019, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Daniel Eran Dilger speaks to us live from WWDC and fills us in on the news plus just what it's like being at this event.

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Apple's Craig Federighi says Catalyst will boost quality of both Mac & iPad apps

06/06/2019, 03:06 pm

Catalyst, meant to simplify porting apps between iPads and the Mac, offers the potential of improving the quality of apps on both platforms, said Apple software engineering head Craig Federighi in an podcast interview published on Thursday.

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Apple's new Swift UI designed to help developers build better apps with less code

06/03/2019, 03:06 pm

Apple's migration and evolution of Swift continues, with the company releasing the latest iteration of the technology in Swift UI.

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Alongside efforts to drive coding competency, Apple releases Swift 5 with ABI compatibility, new features

03/27/2019, 03:03 pm

This week, Apple's Swift programing language team released version 5 for use in Xcode 10.2, reaching the milestone of ABI stability-- compatibility with code compiled with future versions of Swift compilers-- and introducing new coding features for developers. Swift as a language is maturing alongside Apple's efforts to make code development an attainable skill for students.

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Apple's WWDC 2019 scholarships have a March 24 deadline

03/20/2019, 08:03 am

Students and select groups of others can now apply for scholarships to attend WWDC 2019 in San Jose, but they'll have to act fast to have a chance.

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Coding in education is tantamount to student success, Cook tells Trump

03/06/2019, 05:03 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared in front of the White House's American Workforce Policy Advisory Board on Wednesday, telling President Donald Trump that a lofty goal of integrating a new nationwide curriculum requires input from the government, private sector, and educators.

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Apple's Swift Playgrounds 3.0 enters first public beta

03/05/2019, 02:03 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued the first beta of Swift Playgrounds 3.0, the next version of its iPad-based teaching tool for the Swift programming language.

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Apple announces new Girls Who Code partnership to mark International Women's Day

02/28/2019, 10:02 am

Apple is planning a marketing push in recognition of International Women's Day on March 8, including a new partnership with Girls Who Code.

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Apple project lead Ted Kremenek discusses Swift 5 & how it is used internally

02/26/2019, 02:02 pm

Apple's head of Swift development Ted Kremenek has provided insight into the development of Swift 5.0, the upcoming major milestone release for the programming language, with a podcast interview revealing not only what coders should expect, but also how Apple works out what new features to add to future versions.

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Apple partners with Dream Corps to expand Swift coding lessons to larger audience

02/18/2019, 09:02 am

Beginning in Oakland, Calif., Apple is partnering with Dream Corps to expand "educational and workforce development opportunities" across the U.S., and has Swift programming at the core of the expansion.

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Apple launches new Entrepreneurship Camp for women with app-driven businesses

11/27/2018, 07:11 am

Soon, women will have the chance to attend a new Entreprenuer Camp hosted in Cupertino that is designed to help app-driven businesses that are ownered or stewarded by women.

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Apple opens free Everyone Can Code session registrations, offers new Hour of Code guides

11/26/2018, 01:11 pm

Marking Computer Science Education Week, Apple is expanding its Everyone Can Code program to provide more students with the ability to learn to program, by providing more resources for learning Swift and opening up thousands of free Hour of Code sessions at its Apple Store outlets for the first two weeks of December.

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Ryze's programmable Tello EDU drone helps teach code, on sale through Apple and DJI

11/14/2018, 05:11 pm

Ryze this week announced the launch of a new iPhone- and iPad-controlled drone, the Tello EDU, intended to teach programming skills to both new and experienced coders.

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Apple's Swift Playgrounds 2.2 improves discovery of third-party content, new playgrounds

11/12/2018, 11:11 pm

Apple on Monday issued an updated version of its Swift Playgrounds app for iPad, introducing content discovery enhancements, improved touch gestures and more.

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Apple partners with France's Simplon for Swift app development training

10/23/2018, 09:10 am

Apple on Tuesday announced a partnership with a French vocational school to teach Apple's Swift, the open-source programming language used mostly for the company's own app platforms.

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