Learn Swift L.A. Has Flown The Coop!

Attention Los Angeles: Learn Swift L.A. has just launched!

Whether you’re an experienced programmer or new to iOS Development, if you are interested in learning Apple’s new programming language, Swift, then Learn Swift L.A. is the place for you.

We are a weekly Meet Up group for Angelenos interested in learning Swift and Xcode for iOS Development. All experience levels are welcome. We are all about practical learning, not just talking. Each week, we dig deep into practical programming topics – not just abstract concepts – and we really learn how to make iOS apps with Swift.

Are you interested?

Join our Meet Up Group

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Attend our first Meet Up

See you soon!

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Hopes for an  Developer Education Initiative

When you visit Apple’s website, there is no easy way, if at all, to get to Apple’s Developer microsite. When you do visit the Developer site, there is virtually no information on how to learn to develop products for Apple’s platforms. There is plenty of information and resources for people that already know what’s up, but nothing for noobs like me on where and how to begin. I hope this changes.

I’m an outsider looking in. I have absolutely no computer science background, but I do have an interest in learning how to develop for Apple’s platforms. I want to join the club. I want to use all these amazing tools, technologies, and resources to make something amazing. So I go straight to the horse’s mouth to find out how, but when I visit Apple’s website, it seems to assume I already know how to program, that I’m already in the club. This is discouraging. This needs to change. Apple needs to make it easier for people to learn from Apple about how to be a developer for its platforms.

What can Apple do?

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