A powerful programming language developed by Apple for iOS, macOS, and more.
135,717 learners enrolled
Time to completeApprox. 25 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
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.
Syllabus11 lessons • 16 projects • 11 quizzes
Hands-on learningDon’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.
Projects in this course
Block LettersDisplay your initials on the screen in block letters and create an ASCII art.
Dog YearsDogs have ages that don't quite work like ours. This can be a little ruff when you want to know how old your dog would be if he/she is a human. Don't fret — build a dog-age-converting program to translate your dog's age into human years!
Quadratic FormulaWrite a Swift program that solves the quadratic equation.
Meet the creator of the course
Kenny LinWeb Development Domain Manager at Codecademy
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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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.