For those that don’t know, it is very common to have the first program written by somebody learning a new language be one that somehow displays “Hello World!”  At least according to Wikipedia.  Now, of course the simplest form of this in Swift 1.2 or less is just:

println("Hello World!")

But we’ll do something a bit more advanced than that.  You don’t often (or ever) see a console on your iOS device, so that doesn’t help us make an app directly. Continue reading “Hello World – First Swift iOS App”