Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Swift Programming Language to Be Taught in Colleges

Apple Swift programming language

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has launched a mini website to boost the use of its own programming language, Swift. Through the website, Apple explains that Swift is a streamlined object oriented programming language which is flexible and can be used by anyone.

The Swift programming language was developed by Apple and can be used to build apps for iOS and Mac systems. The website claims that due to its simplicity, the programming language can be easily learnt even by people with no prior experience in programming. All it takes is an incredible idea and Swift will help the user give shape to the idea in the form of an app.

Swift Swift programming language in college curriculum

Swift Swift programming language is said to be fast and efficient and can be easily integrated with code written in Objective C. The website mentioned that a regular search algorithm in Swift ran nearly two and a half times faster than an Objective C algorithm and over eight times faster than a Python algorithm. The fact that Swift has been added to the regular curriculum of universities such as the Full Sail University, Orange County, Florida, Drexel University, Sacramento, California and Plymouth University.

England suggests that the Swift programming language is being taken seriously by the academia as well. The website also tells that free Swift courses will soon be available on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s education solution service, the iTunes U.

New website complementary to existing developer website

The Swift Swift programming language mini site is packed with information to help developers get started with the programming language and showcases a number of apps built using it. It also includes links to tutorials, free iBooks on the language such as ‘The Swift Programming Language’ and Xcode app development software.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s mini website complements the full-fledged website on Swift which could be accessed from The developer website offers more comprehensive material for programmers who choose to use Swift for app development.