Basic App Development with Swift

Speaker: Daniel Mikusa

Level: Foundational, Lecture

Excerpt: Want to build apps for Mac OSX? Come see how to do it with Swift.

Description: Want to learn how to make some basic apps for Mac OSX? With the advent of Swift, it’s now easier than ever to take your idea and turn it into a application. In this session, I’ll introduce you to the tools and software required to build apps for Mac OSX. This will include tips on installing the prerequisite software, introducing you to the Swift language and giving a walkthrough on using XCode and Interface builder.

Throughout the session we’ll be building a real, working application, and while the session will be lecture style attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop preinstalled with XCode to follow along.

About the speaker

Daniel Mikusa – (Twitter: dmikusa)

Daniel Mikusa is a long time Mac User, turned professional software developer with experience ranging from application development to system administration, system automation and Cloud technologies. Daniel currently works for “Pivotal”:, the company behind “Cloud Foundry”:, as a Software Support Engineer helping our customers with technologies including Cloud Foundry, “Spring”: and “Apache Tomcat”:

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