In this free 5-part course, we’ll work through what you really need to know to make your first Swift app that uses a REST API. You'll set up a Swift app that pulls JSON from a web service and displays it in a table view. Start now and in just a few weeks you’ll know just what you need to get started building Swift apps with APIs.
One of my favorite iOS frameworks, Core Animation can be used to build some nice user experiences. In a talk hosted at the recent Swift Try! conference, developer @TimOliverAU walks us through using Core Animation with Swift.
While this fun podcast doesn't relate directly to Swift, I found it entertaining to discover how algorithms could be applied to everyday living. Be sure to listen to the segment on Radix Sort and Legos!
At this point we've all become accustom to using Swift to build mobile apps and other projects. But what about applying it as a scripting language? In this interesting Medium post by @allonsykraken, he introduces scripting with Swift.
As previously mentioned, this free update for existing readers now includes enhanced code samples that meet the latest Swift 2.2 syntax. Also, two new essays have been added that introduce Swift control structures and recursion.