Getting Started

Installing Swift

If you don’t have Swift installed, install it first.

To test that you have Swift installed, run swift --version from your shell or terminal app.

Swift comes bundled with the Swift Package Manager (SwiftPM), which manages the distribution of your Swift code, and allows easy importing of other Swift packages into your apps.

Using Swift

Here are some examples of the many use cases of Swift, in case you want to jump in and start writing some code right away.

Looking for a language reference? The Swift Programming Language (TSPL) book is available in multiple languages.

Go Further

Ready to dive deeper? Here are some hand-picked resources covering various Swift features.

Looking for even more? In the documentation you can find resources, references, and guidelines related to the Swift project, including the API Design Guidelines.