Learn Swift

A powerful programming language developed by Apple for iOS, macOS, and more.

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    Approx. 25 hours
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About this course

Swift is a powerful programming language that is easy and also fun to learn. Its code is safe by design, yet also produces software that runs lightning-fast. It is used to build apps for iOS, watchOS, macOS, tvOS, and Linux.


11 lessons • 16 projects • 11 quizzes
The platform

Hands-on learning

Don’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
Animated demonstration of running code in Codecademy's learning environment
Meet the creator of the course
Kenny Lin
Web Development Domain Manager at Codecademy
Kenny is the Domain Manager for the Web Development Domain at Codecademy. He contributed to a wide range of courses and paths at Codecademy, including JavaScript, Bootstrap, Handlebars, Phaser.js, Go, Swift, TypeScript, and Lua.

Learn Swift course ratings and reviews

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  • The lesson breakdowns and workbook assignments were perfect. The course is user-friendly and even those with no coding experience will learn a lot from these lessons and projects.
    Chris Q.
    Verified Learner
  • This is a very good course for those who are just starting to get into coding. I really liked how well they describe each structure that Swift includes and always find a way to add a bit of fun to it. Will definitely check out other material on the site!
    Arturo H.
    Verified Learner
  • As a beginner, not just learning Swift, but coding in general, this course was very effective at teaching me the fundamentals of coding Swift. After finishing this course, I feel a lot more confident in my ability to code Swift.
    Dany H.
    Verified Learner

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    Guided projects that help you solidify the skills and concepts you're learning.
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    Auto-graded quizzes and immediate feedback help you reinforce your skills as you learn.
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Frequently asked questions about Swift

  • Swift is an open-source, general-purpose programming language. It was designed to replace Objective-C as the primary language for Apple development, but its flexibility and helpful features have extended its use into other domains.